Dr. Sharon Sznitman

Dr. Sharon Sznitman

PhD, School of Public Health, University of Haifa
Israel

Dr. Sznitman received her B.A. in sociology from the University of Manchester and her M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Stockholm University.  She then completed a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Annenberg Public Policy Centre at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2010 Dr. Sznitman joined the School of Public Health at the University of Haifa where she is a senior lecturer. Dr. Sznitman’s most recent research mainly focuses on medical cannabis use and policies in Israel and in cross-national contexts. Currently, her funded projects include examination of barriers and facilitators of physicians’ medical cannabis recommendations and examination of the evolution of medical cannabis policies.