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

Ivan J. Silverberg, MD Biography

Title:
Supporter of the Coalition For Compassionate Access
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

Signed the Mar. 6, 2002 Coalition For Compassionate Access letter to President George Bush asking him to “allow people with AIDS, cancer, and other serious illnesses to use medical marijuana if they have the approval of their physician,” which was placed in a full-page ad in the New York Times on Mar. 6, 2002

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Supporter of the Coalition For Compassionate Access
  • Davies Medical Center, San Francisco, Admitting Privileges
Education:
  • MD, University of Sourthern California (USC) School of Medicine
Other:
  • Specialties: Oncology/Hematology/AIDS
  • Stated: “Physicians should also be allowed to prescribe marijuana to supplement cancer therapy, AIDS and eye treatments.”