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Cheryl A. Jay, MD Biography

Director of the San Francisco General Hospital Neurology Clinic
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"

No position found as of 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
     Key Experts
Physicians [Physicians are the "key experts" in the medical marijuana debate because the issue is thought by many to be ultimately based on the medical value and risks of marijuana, and Physicians, with their training and clinical work, should (at least in theory) have the best knowledge of marijuana's medical value and risks.] [Note: Key Experts definition varies by sites that have this designation.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Clinical Professor, Neurology, U.C. San Francisco, 2005-present
  • Director, San Francisco General Hospital Neurology Clinic, 2000-present
  • Ad hoc reviewer, Journal of the American Medical Association, Neurocase, Journal of NeuroAIDS, Clinical Drug Investigation
  • Member, Association of California Neurologists
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Neurology, U.C. San Francisco, 1999-2005
  • Attending Neurologist, San Francisco General Hospital, 1995-present
  • Clinical Director, Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Human Genetics Program, 1996-1999
  • Asst. Clinical Professor, Neurology, U.C. San Francisco, 1995-1999
  • Recipient, Robert B. Layzer “Golden Toe” Award for Neurology Resident Teaching, UCSF, 1997
  • Member, UCSF NeuroAIDS Study Group, 1995-1996
  • Co-Director, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, U.C. Irvine, 1992-1995
  • Asst. Clinical Professor, Neurology, U.C. Irvine, 1992-1995
  • Neurologist, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, 1990-1992
  • Fellow, NeuroHIV, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 1990-1992
  • Resident, Neurology, Columbia University, New York, 1987-1990
  • Education:
  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1986
  • BS, Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 1982
  • Other:
  • Clinical interests: neurologic infections & neuroAIDS
  • Quoted in:
    1. Is Medical Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Severe / Chronic Pain?