Last updated on: 4/13/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Wilson M. Compton, MD Biography

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

No position found as of Apr. 10, 2015

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Deputy Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health, 2013-present
  • Director, Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research, NIDA, 2002-2013
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University, 1999-2002
  • Director, Master in Psychiatric Epidemiology Program, Washington University, 1997-2002
  • Medical Director of Addiction Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1994-2002
Education:
  • MPE (Master of Psychiatric Epidemiology), Washington University School of Medicine, 1997
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine, 1986
  • BA, English, Amherst College, 1981
Other:
  • Born in Morristown, New Jersey on Jan. 23, 1959