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

Stephen J. Heishman, PhD Biography

Title:
Research Psychologist at National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
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:
  • Research Psychologist, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Assistant Professor of Behavioral Biology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Education:
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Human Behavioral Pharmacology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • PhD, MS, Experimental Psychology University of Louisville, 1985
  • MS, Psychology, Vanderbilt University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Marijuana Use Significantly Impair Driving Ability Even When Not under the Immediate Effects of the Drug?