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

Paul R. Latimer, MD, PhD Biography

Title:
President of the Okanagan Clinical Trials
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 2003

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:
  • Psychiatrist, Kelowna, BC
  • President, Okanagan Clinical Trials
  • Investigator, Okanagan Clinical Trials
  • Consulting Privileges, Kelowna General Hospital
  • Psychiatric Consultant to Men’s Health Clinic
  • Physician Director, Central Okanagan Mental Health Program, 1999-2001
  • Director of Psychiatric Services, Kelowna General Hospital, 1992-2001
  • President of Medical Staff, Kelowna General Hospital, 1988-1989
  • Chair of Medical Advisory Committee, Kelowna General Hospital, 1987-1988
  • Chair, Dept. of Psychiatry, Kelowna Gen. Hospital, 1984-1987, 1993-2001
  • Active Hospital Privileges, Kelowna General Hospital, 1983-2001
  • Psychiatrist, Private Practice, Kelowna, BC, 1983-Present
  • Associate Professor (with tenure), Temple University, PA, 1979-1983
  • Medical Research Council of Canada Scholar, 1978-1979
  • Assistant Professor, McMaster University, 1976-1979
Education:
  • PhD, Medical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, 1980
  • MD, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, 1972
  • FRCPC, Fellowship in Psychiatry, 1976
  • Psychiatry Residency, Queen’s University, 1972-1976
  • Doctorate, Medical Science, McMaster University, 1976-1979
Other:
  • None found