Last updated on: 6/4/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Forrest Lang, MD Biography

Title:
Vice Chairman and Professor of the Department of Family Medicine at East Tennessee State University
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 10, 2006

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:
  • Vice Chairman and Professor, Department of Family Medicine, East Tennessee State University
  • Founding Board of Directors Member, Common Ground Solutions, Inc., 1996-present
  • Dean’s Award in Teaching, Service, and Research 2002
  • Tennessee Primary Care Association-Board of Trustees, 1990-1996
  • Tennessee Primary Care Association -Susan P. Smith Award, 1995
  • Coordinator, Systems Thinking and Learner-Centered Learning: An Integrated
  • Tennessee Primary Care Association -Susan P. Smith Award, 1995
  • Tennessee Primary Care Association-Board of Trustees, 1990-1996
  • Approach to Teaching Interviewing, Amelia Island, FL, 1993-1994
  • Provider of the Year, Virginia Primary Care Association, 1991
  • Provider of the Year, Virginia Primary Care Association, 1991
  • AOA Honor Society
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Washington/Unicoi County Medical Society
  • Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians
  • Virginia Primary Care Association Tennessee Medical Association
  • National Rural Health Association
  • Association of Behavioral Science in Medical Education
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. In the Absence of an Advance Directive, Who Makes Decisions for Incapacitated Patients?