Last updated on: 6/9/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Benson B. Roe, MD Biography

Title:
Professor and Chief Emeritus of the School of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. 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 the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor and Chief Emeritus, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), 1989-present
  • Former Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSF, 1965-89
  • Co-Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCSF, 1976-87
  • Senior member of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at UCSF, 1957-86
  • Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UCSF, 1958-76
  • Chief of Thoracic Surgery at both St. Luke’s and St.Joseph’s Hospitals, San Francisco, 1953-58
  • General Surgery, Massachussetts General Hospital
  • Advocate, drug law reform
Education:
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, 1943
Other:
  • Died on Aug. 6, 2012
Quoted in:
  1. Should Illegal Drugs Be Legalized?