Last updated on: 6/4/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Pieter J.J. Sauer, MD, PhD Biography

Title:
Chairman and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics /Beatrix Children's Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

Note: Dr. Sauer is on record as having performed euthanasia in the Netherlands, where the practice has been legal since 2001.

June 1, 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chairman and Professor, Department of Pediatrics /Beatrix Children’s Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands, 1997-Present
  • President, International Pediatric Research Foundation, Present
  • Member, Institutional Review Committee, Children’s Nutrition Research Foundation in Houston, U.S.A., Present
  • Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Sophia Children’s Hospital in Rotterdam, 1986-1997
  • Head of the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Sophia Children’s Hospital in Rotterdam, 1984-1997
    1991-1995 – European Chief Editor, Pediatric Research
  • Visiting Assistant-Professor, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1982-1984
  • Staff Member, Department of Pediatrics, Sophia Children’s Hospital in Rotterdam, 1978-1982
  • Specialized in Pediatrics in the Sophia Children’s Hospital in Rotterdam, 1974-1978
Education:
  • PhD, university not known, 1982
  • MD, University Medical Centre Groningen, 1971
Other:
  • None found