Cannabis - Is It Medicine Yet?

Donald I. Abrams, M.D. of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, presented "Cannabis: Is It Medicine Yet?" to community members and Arizona State University and University of Arizona staff, students and faculty on November 30, 2012.

Dr. Donald I. Abrams is a cancer and integrative medicine specialist at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Mount Zion in San Francisco. Abrams has completed research in complementary and alternative therapies including mind-body treatments, botanical therapies, medical use of marijuana and traditional Chinese medicine herbal therapies. In addition to his role at the Osher center, Abrams is chief of Hematology and Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital. Abrams, who has been in the forefront of HIV/AIDS research and treatment, is an executive committee member of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and is co-chair of of the center's program in Symptom Management, Palliative Care and Survivorship. In 2004, he completed an associate fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona.

View the webinar presentation or download the presentation handout from his session:


Presented in partnership with the Arizona Telemedicine Program. The CABHP Research and Practice Colloquia Series sponsored in part by the generous support of the Gaines Family Foundation.