Last updated on: 2/2/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Nancy Jecker, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor at the Department of Medical History and Ethics at the University of Washington
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 23, 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:
  • Professor, Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Philosophy and School of Law, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Cambridge Dictionary of Bioethics, 2003-Present
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 1994-Present
  • Member, Editorial Board, Medical Ethics: Policies, Protocols, Guidelines, and Programs, 1996-Present
  • Member, Ethics Committee, University of Washington Medical Center, 1993-2001
  • Principal Investigator, Sierra Health Foundation Research Grant, “Ethical Issues in Managed Care,” January 1997-December 1998
  • John Kinsman Visiting Professor, Oregon Health Sciences University, Center for Ethics in Health Care, April, 1994
  • Visiting Fellow, Princeton University, DeCamp Program in Ethics and the Life Sciences, June-July 1993
  • Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Institute for Research on Women and Gender, June-July 1991
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Center for the Study of Society and Medicine, Institute on “Medicine and Western Civilization,” Director: David Rothman, June 1990
  • Rockefeller Resident Fellowship, University of Texas Medical Branch, Institute for the Medical Humanities, June-Sep. 1989
  • Visiting Researcher, Georgetown University, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, June-July 1988
  • Rockefeller Resident Fellowship, University of Maryland, Center for Philosophy and Public Policy, 1987-1988
  • Visiting Scholar, The Hastings Center, New York April-May, 1986
Education:
  • PhD, Philosophy, University of Washington, 1986
  • MA, Philosophy, University of Washington, 1984
  • MA, Philosophy, Stanford University, 1982
  • BA, Philosophy, Stanford University, 1982
Other:
  • None found