Last updated on: 10/18/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Charles Ksir, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor Emeritus of Psychopharmacology and Drug Policy at the University of Wyoming
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, PhDs, JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to medical marijuana. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to medical marijuana issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor Emeritus, Psychopharmacology and Drug Policy, University of Wyoming, 1972-present
  • Dean, College of Education, University of Wyoming, 1997-2001
  • Acting Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, University of Wyoming, 1980
  • Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Wyoming, 1978-1979; 1987-1988; 1995-1997
Education:
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurobiology, Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, 1971-1972
  • PhD, Indiana University, 1971
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Can Marijuana Use Harm Male Fertility?
  2. Does Marijuana Use Increase the Risk of Psychosis (Including Schizophrenia)?
  3. What Chemicals Are in Marijuana and Its Byproducts?
  4. Does Marijuana Use Significantly Impair Driving Ability Even When Not under the Immediate Effects of the Drug?
  5. What Happens Inside the Human Body When Marijuana Is Consumed?
  6. How Does Parental Marijuana Use Affect Pre- and Post-Natal Fetal Development?
  7. Does Marijuana Use Permanently Damage the Human Brain?
  8. What Is -- and What Causes -- the Marijuana "High"?
  9. Does the Regular Smoking of Marijuana Cause Lung Cancer or in Any Way Permanently Injure the Lungs?