Last updated on: 6/4/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Reena Mehra, MD Biography

Title:
Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and the Division of Clinical Epidemiology at Case Western Reserve University
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 25, 2006

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:
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and the Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Case Western Reserve University
  • Medical Director, Adult Sleep Laboratory, University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, 2005
  • Memberhips: Association of Professional Sleep Societies (APSS); American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP); American Thoracic Society (ATS); Associated Subspecialty Professors (ASP); American Geriatrics Society (AGS); Clinical Research Scholars Program Executive Committee; American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Respiratory Task Force (Respiratory Event Scoring and Measurement); and Central Society of Clinical Research
  • Recipient, American Heart Association National Scientist Development Grant, 2004-2008
  • Recipient, American College of Chest Physicians – Associated Subspecialty Professors T. Franklin Williams Scholar Award, “Alcohol Use, Sleep Disorders and Arrhythmias in Elderly Men,” 2005-2007
  • Recipient, Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) Young Investigator Honorable Mention Award: “Association of Nocturnal Arrhythmias with Sleep-Disordered Breathing: The Sleep Heart Healthy Study,” 2004
  • Fellowship, Sleep Medicine Neurobiology and Epidemiology, Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award Fellowship, University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University, 2002-2004
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1999-2002
Education:
  • MS, Clinical Research, Case Western Reserve University, 2004
  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, 1996-1999
  • MD, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (combined BS/MD), 1996
Other:
  • None found