Last updated on: 5/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Sidney Wolfe, MD Biography

Title:
Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of July 18, 2008

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:
  • Former Director, Public Citizen’s Health Research Group
  • Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Recipient, MacArthur Fellowship (“Genius Grant”), 1990
  • Testified before the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing on Current Issues Related to Medical Liability Reform
  • Worked at the National Institutes of Health before founding Public Citizen’s Health Research Group
Education:
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Other:
  • None found