Assistant Professor at the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
"In our opinion, the law did not fail Terri Schiavo. In fact, no end-of-life guardianship case in U.S. history has generated as much high quality evidence, judicial attention, or legal scrutiny as the Terri Schiavo case."
"The Terri Schiavo Case: Legal, Ethical, and Medical Perspectives," Annals of Internal Medicine, Nov.15, 2005
Experts MDs, JDs (Lawyers), PhDs and Religious Leaders with significant involvement in end-of-life issues. [Because end-of-life dilemmas require medical, ethical, legal, and in some case religious considerations, we view MDs, PhDs with a bio-ethical focus, and JDs/religious leaders with significant involvement as "experts" in the euthanasia debate.] [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Assistant Professor, The Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Mentor to medical students in the medical school’s Law Emphasis program
Post-Graduate Pew Summer Fellowship, University of Notre Dame, 1997
Senior Articles Editor, Law Review, Vanderbilt University Law School
JD, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2002
Masters of Theological Studies, Vanderbilt University Divinity School, 2002
BA, American Studies, summa cum laude, Lipscomb University, 1997