Last updated on: 10/25/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Silvia Minozzi, MD, MS Biography

Title:
Professor of Epidemiology at Local Health Unit Roma E (Italy)
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

None found as of Oct. 25, 2011

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, Epidemiology, Local Health Unit Roma E (Italy)
  • Consultant for clinical guidelines in oncology, Center of Oncological
    Prevention in Turin (Italy), 2004-present

  • Assistant Editor and Quality Advisor, Drugs and Alcohol Cochrane Review Group, 2004-present
  • Interventional Research Collaborator, Epidemiology, Lazio Region (Italy), 2002-present
  • Consultant for systematic reviews on emerging technologies, Regional Health Agency of Emilia Romagna (Italy), 2006-2010
  • Instructor, Methodology of Systematic Reviews, University of Milan (Italy), 2001-2004
  • Consultant, Centre for the Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health Care, 2000-2003
  • Assistant Medical Doctor, Epidemiology Unit, Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy), 1991-1994
  • Education:
  • MS, Epidemiology, Italian Association of Epidemiology, 1997
  • MD, school unknown, 1983
  • Other:
  • Dr. Minozzi is a private consultant for preventive interventions, therapeutic interventions, and clinical practice guidelines with the epidemiology departments of many hospitals in Italy.
  • Dr. Minozzi teaches evidence-based medicine courses in Italian hospitals.