Last updated on: 6/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Jonathan Markowitz, MD Biography

Title:
Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Position:
Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“I think it’s still safe to say that there is no evidence to date that cannabis is an effective treatment for IBD.”

“Cannabis and IBD: A Fragile Connection,” Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America website (accessed Aug. 4, 2005)

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Member, 2006 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Committee, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
Education:
  • MD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Attended University of Pennsylvania
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, or Other Inflammatory Bowel Diseases?