Last updated on: 6/13/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

Michael J. Strauss, MD, MPH Biography

Title:
Internist
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“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,” washingtonpost.com, Oct. 23, 2016

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
Education:
  • MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health
  • MD, Duke University Medical School
  • AB, Harvard University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Violate the Hippocratic Oath?