Last updated on: 3/9/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Lynn E. DeLisi, MD Biography

Title:
Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Feb. 4, 2015

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
     Key Experts
Physicians [Physicians are the "key experts" in the medical marijuana debate because the issue is thought by many to be ultimately based on the medical value and risks of marijuana, and Physicians, with their training and clinical work, should (at least in theory) have the best knowledge of marijuana's medical value and risks.] [Note: Key Experts definition varies by sites that have this designation.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Attending Psychiatrist, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Schizophrenia Research
  • Secretary and Co-Founder, Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS)
  • Secretary and Co-Founder, International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG)
Education:
  • MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1972
  • Graduated, Zoology, University of Wisconsin
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Marijuana Use Increase the Risk of Psychosis (Including Schizophrenia)?