Last updated on: 9/28/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Eugene Tinelli, MD, PhD Biography

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University Hospital of the State University of New York (SUNY), Upstate Medical University
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

Testified in favor of medical marijuana at the 1/22/03 Public Hearings of the New York State Assembly hearings on Medical Marijuana.

Jan. 22, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University Hospital, State University of New York (SUNY), Upstate Medical University
  • Attending Physician, Veteran Administration Medical Center, Syracuse
  • Assistant Chief Psychiatry/Alcohol Rehabilitation, Naval Hospital, Newport, Rhode Island
  • Chief of Psychiatry/Alcohol Rehabilitation, Naval Hospital, Guam, Marianas Islands
  • Member of the SUNY Institute for Applied Psychiatry
  • Diplomat, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Added Qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Former Navy commander
  • Recipient, Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship
  • Recipient, Order of Ancient Chamorro
Education:
  • MS, Salve Regina-The Newport College, 1985
  • MD, State University of New York (SUNY), Upstate Medical University, 1976
  • PhD, Biochemistry, State University of New York (SUNY), 1973
  • MS, Organic Chemistry, Syracuse University, 1969
Other:
  • Specializes in addiction and trauma psychiatry