More than 100 conclusions about the health effects of marijuana were evaluated by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. “Really, most of the therapeutic reasons people use medical marijuana aren’t substantiated beneficial effects of the plant,” commented Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD, a member of the committee that issued the NAS report.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE