Last updated on: 9/4/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Eduard Verhagen, JD, MD Biography

Title:
Neonatologist and Clinical Director of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Groningen, Netherlands
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

Note: As of June 1, 2007, Dr. Verhagen is on record as having performed euthanasia in the Netherlands, where the practice has been legal since 2001.

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:
  • Present – Neonatologist and Clinical Director of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Education:
  • JD, School unknown
  • MD, School unknown
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Euthanasia Acceptable for Severely Ill Infants?