Last updated on: 5/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Judith Kennedy Schwarz, PhD Biography

Title:
Consultant in Nursing Ethics and End-of-Life Care
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

None found

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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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:
  • Consultant in Nursing Ethics and End-of-Life Care, 1994-Present
  • Manuscript Reviewer, American Journal of Nursing, 1995-Present
  • Contributing Editor, Ethical Issues, American Journal of Nursing, 2000-2002
  • Faculty Scholar, Program in Palliative Care Education and Practice, Center for Palliative Care, Harvard Medical School, 2001
  • Adjunct Lecturer “Ethical and Legal Context in Nursing,” Lehman College, CUNY, 1997-2000
  • Program Director, The New York Citizens’ Committee on Health Care Decisions, 1992-1994
  • Member, Advisory Board, Metropolitan New York Bioethics Committee Network, 1992-1994
  • Member, Montefiore Medical Center Bioethics Committee, 1990-1993
  • Research Assistant for Clinical Nurse Scientist, Montefiore Hospital, 1990-1991
  • Senior Staff Nurse, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Mount Sinai Hospital, 1970-1974
  • Staff Nurse, Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit, San Francisco County Hospital, 1968-1970
  • Evening Charge Nurse, Boulder Community Hospital, 1966-1968
  • Associate Member, The Hastings Center
  • Member, New York State Nurses Association
  • Member, The American Society of Bioethics and the Humanities
Education:
  • PhD, Nursing, New York University, 2002
  • MS, Nursing, Lehman College, City University of New York, 1992
  • BA, Psychology and Philosophy, Fordham University, 1985
  • RN, St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing, 1966
Other:
  • None found