Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Peter A. Clark, PhD Biography

Title:
John McShain Chair in Ethics at Saint Joseph's University
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“[The 1999 IOM report] shows that the concerns of the federal government are clearly unfounded and the failure of the federal government to reclassify marijuana as a Schedule II drug is jeopardizing the health and safety of many Americans.”

Apr. 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, PhDs, JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to medical marijuana. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to medical marijuana issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • John McShain Chair in Ethics, Saint Joseph’s University
  • Asst. Professor of Theology, Loyola University, Chicago
  • Affiliated Scholar, Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University
  • Bioethicist, Mercy Health System, Philadelphia
Education:
  • PhD, Loyola University of Chicago, 1996
  • MDiv, Weston School of Divinity, 1992
  • MA, Fordham University, 1987
  • MS, Duquesne University, 1978
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Marijuana Ever Be Used to Treat Children and Adolescents?