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Joshua Perry, JD Biography

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

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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:
  • 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
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Quoted in:
  1. Should Terri Schiavo's Feeding Tube Have Been Removed?