Last updated on: 5/8/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Gavin I. Awerbuch, MD Biography

Title:
Neurologist
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“Further investigations should also attend to the question of whether THC, a combination of different cannabinoids, or cannabis herb is most effective and has fewer side effects.”

Published letter with co-author Reuven Sandyk, MD, MSc, to the Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Dec. 1998

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Neurologist, Saginaw, Michigan
  • Former Neurologist, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Former Neurologist, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
  • Trained and board certified in neurology, pain management, neurorehabilitation and sleep disorders
  • Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners
Education:
  • MD, Wayne State University, 1984
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Is Known about Marijuana's Potential Utility in Treating Tourette Syndrome?