Last updated on: 1/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Ed Mitchell, MD Biography

Title:
Chair in Child Health Research at the University of Auckland
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of 2005

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:
  • Chair, Child Health Research, University of Auckland, 2001-present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Auckland
  • Founding Member, International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Steering Committee
  • ISAAC International Data Centre
  • Director, New Zealand Cot Death Study
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, New Zealand Cot Death Association
Education:
  • MD, School unknown
Other:
  • Legal name: Edwin Mitchell