Last updated on: 8/23/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Nancy W. Dickey, MD Biography

Title:
President of the Texas A&M Health Science Center
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 30, 2007

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:
  • President of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs for The Texas A&M University System, 2003-Present
  • Honorary Doctor of Science, Mercer University’s School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia, 2003
  • Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, 1996-Present
  • Interim Dean of the College of Medicine, Texas A&M University, 2000-2001
  • President, American Medical Association, 1998-1999
  • Member, National Institutes of Health’s Advisory Council on Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 1987-90
  • Founding member and first Board Chair, the National Patient Safety Foundation
  • Board member, Archives of Family Medicine
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Founder, Program Director of the Family Medicine Residency of the Brazos Valley
  • Editor-in-Chief, Medem
  • Practicing family physician
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Texas Medical School
  • First woman to be elected President of the American Medical Association
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Scott and White Foundation
Education:
  • MD, Medical School, University of Texas at Houston, 1976
  • BA, Stephen F. Austin State University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Would Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide or Voluntary Euthanasia Create a Slippery Slope to Non-Voluntary or Involuntary Euthanasia?