Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Denis Petro, MD Biography

Title:
Founding Director of Patients Out of Time
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“I believe there are 2.5 million multiple sclerosis patients who may benefit from marijuana to control spasticity.”

1981

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founding Director, Patients Out of Time
  • Board of Directors, Patients Out of Time
  • Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Review Officer and principal investigator on spasticity and cannabis studies
Education:
  • MD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Other:
  • Specialty: Neurology
Quoted in:
  1. Is Medical Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Severe / Chronic Pain?
  2. Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Epilepsy (Seizures)?
  3. Can Marijuana Use Cause Death?