Last updated on: 6/13/2018 | Author:

Michael J. Strauss, MD, MPH Biography

Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"

“Granting terminally ill patients’ informed requests to end life peacefully, at times and amid surroundings of their choosing, does not violate this [Hippocratic] oath.”

“Right-to-Die Legislation Doesn’t Violate the Hippocratic Oath,”, Oct. 23, 2016

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:
  • Internist (Rockville, MD)
  • Board Member, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies
  • CEO, Naviscan PET Systems, Inc, 2001-Jan. 2005
  • Founder and President, Covance Health Economics (formerly Health Technology Associates), 1988-1999
  • Former Resident, University of Washington School of Public Health
  • Former Resident, University of Washington
  • MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health
  • MD, Duke University Medical School
  • AB, Harvard University
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Violate the Hippocratic Oath?