Last updated on: 5/13/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Linda Parker, PhD Biography

Title:
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of Guelph
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 25, 2006

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor, Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Guelph
  • Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Neuroscience, Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU), 2003-2007
  • Editorial Board, Learning and Behavior, and Behavioural Processes, 2003-present
  • Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo, 1992-present
  • Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2003-2010
  • University Research Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2003-2004
  • U.S. Patent No 10/368,935, “Anti-Nausea and Anti-Vomiting Activity of Cannabidiol Compounds”, Based on Israeli Patent Application No. 148,244 of February 19, 2002, in the name of Yissum Research Development Company of the Herbew University of Jerusalem, Inventors: Professor Raphael Mechoulam, Dr. Linda Parker, Dr. Aviva Breuer, Feb. 19, 2003
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 1997-2003
  • Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1998-2001
  • Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Humboldt State University, 1997-1998
  • Co-editor, special issue of Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 1995
  • Associate Professor of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1989-1992
  • Associate Professor of Psychology, Sam Houston State University, 1987-1989
  • Professor of Psychology and Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, 1986-1987
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology, University of New Brunswick, Canada, 1977-1986
  • Elected Fellow, Division 3 (Experimental Psychology), Division 6 (Behavioral Neuroscience) and Division 28 (Psychopharmacology), American Psychological Association (APA), 1997
Education:
  • PhD, Psychology, Memorial University, St. John’s, 1979
  • MA, Psychology, California State University at Long Beach, 1973
  • BA, Psychology, California State University at Long Beach, 1971
Other:
  • None found