Last updated on: 9/26/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Steven H. Miles, MD Biography

Title:
Professor and Maas Family Endowed Chair in Bioethics for the Center of Bioethics and Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Oct. 26, 2012

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Maas Family Endowed Chair, Bioethics, Center of Bioethics, University of Minnesota, 2011-present
  • Faculty member, Bioethics Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 2008-present
  • Affiliate faculty member, Center for Genocide and Holocaust Studies, University of Minnesota, 2008-present
  • Affiliate faculty member, Law School Concentration in Health Law and Bioethics, University of Minnesota, 2005-present
  • Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1999-present
  • Candidate, US Senate, 1999-2000
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Regions Medical Center, 1995-1999
  • Faculty member, University Center on Aging, University of Minnesota, 1994-1999
  • Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Hennepin County Medicine Center, 1993-1994
  • Faculty member, Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 1992-present
  • Affiliate faculty member, Center for Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Minnesota, 1991-1999
  • Professor of Medicine, Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, 1990-present
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1990-1999
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Associate Director, Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 1986-1989
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1982-1986
Education:
  • Post graduate, Medical Ethics, United Theological Seminary, 1977
  • MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1976
  • BA, Biology and Psychology, Saint Olaf College, 1972
Other:
  • Founder and Moderator, Bioethics International, 2011-present
  • Editorial Board, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, 2010
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Minnesota Medical School, 2009
  • Human Rights Hero, American Bar Association, Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, 2008
  • Board Member, Center for Victims of Torture, 2007-present
  • Editorial Board, Developing World Bioethics, 2006-present
  • George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language, National Council of Teachers of English, 2006
  • Humanism in Medicine Recognition, Association of American Medical Colleges, 2006
  • Honorary Member, Pi Alpha Alpha, National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration, 2006
  • Pellegrino Medal, Healthcare Ethics and Law (HEaL) Institute, 2006
  • Paul and Sheila Wellstone Award of Leadship in Public Health, Minnesota Chapter, American Association of Public Health, 2004
  • Minnesota Monthly Minnesotan of the Year, 2004
  • Chair, Center for Victims of Torture, 2001-2004
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities, 2000
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Minnesota Gerontological Society, 1993
Quoted in:
  1. Do Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Violate the Hippocratic Oath?