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

Nessa Coyle, PhD Biography

Title:
Supportive Care Program, Pain & Palliative Service for the Department of Neurology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

None found

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:
  • Supportive Care Program, Pain & Palliative Service, Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Former Consultant, New York State Task Force on Life and the Law, Committee on Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
  • Board Member, Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice Program
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 1997
Education:
  • PhD, Nursing, New York University, 2002
  • MS, Columbia University
Other:
  • None Found