Last updated on: 7/30/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

Brad Wenstrup, DPM Biography

Title:
US Representative (R-OH)
Position:
Con to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“That it is the sense of the Congress that the Federal Government should ensure that every person facing the end of their life has access to the best quality and comprehensive medical care, including palliative, in-home, or hospice care, tailored to their needs and that the Federal Government should not adopt or endorse policies or practices that support, encourage, or facilitate suicide or assisted suicide, whether by physicians or others.”

House Congressional Resolution, H.Con. Res. 80, congress.gov, Sep. 29, 2017

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to end-of-life issues. 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 end-of-life.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Representative (R-OH), US Congress, Jan. 3, 2013-present
  • Colonel, US Army Reserve, 1998-present
  • Soldier’s Medal, US Army, 2018
  • Recipient, Bronze Star Medal, US Armed Forces
  • Recipient, Combat Action Badge, US Army
  • Combat Surgeon, US Army Reserve, 2005-2006
  • Podiatrist
  • Education:
  • DPM (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine), Rosalind Franklin University
  • BS, Biology, Rosalind Franklin University
  • BA, cum laude, Psychology, University of Cincinnati, 1989
  • Other:
  • Twitter handle: @RepBradWenstrup
  • Quoted in:
    1. Would Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS) Encourage the Healthcare Industry to Promote PAS, Endangering Vulnerable Groups?