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

William Young, MD Biography

Title:
Director of the In-Patient Program at the Jefferson Headache Center
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 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:
  • Director, In-Patient Program, Jefferson Headache Center
  • Assistant Professor, Neurology and Director, In-Patient Program, Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Peer Reviewer, Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
  • Peer Reviewer, Clinical Neuropharmacology
  • Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • Attending Neurologist, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1997 – Present
  • Recipient, American Association for the Study of Headache/Eli Lilly Headache and Depression Research Award
Education:
  • MD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • BA, Haverford College
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Migraines?