Last updated on: 10/4/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

David A. Katzenstein, MD Biography

Title:
Associate Medical Director of the Stanford University AIDS Clinical Trial Group
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“[I]t is clear that there are people who use marijuana solely to ameliorate symptoms associated with chronic disease, such as HIV/AIDS. This suggests that cannabinoids have potential benefit as a therapeutic class of agents.”

Feb. 2004

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Medical Director, Stanford University AIDS Clinical Trial Group, 1997-present
  • Co-Director, Diagnostic Virology Laboratory, Stanford University, 1997-present
  • Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Stanford University, 1997-present
  • Recipient, Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award, Affordable Feasible Treatment for HIV infected Women in Southern Africa, 2000
Education:
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of California, Davis, 1983
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Diego, 1981
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Davis, 1980
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, 1978
  • MD, University of California, San Diego, 1977
  • BA, University of California, San Diego, 1972
Other:
  • None found