Last updated on: 6/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Tom Tomlinson, PhD Biography

Title:
Director of the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University
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:
  • Director, Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences, Michigan State University
  • Professor, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University
  • Member and Chair of Web Site Editorial Board, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 1998-Present
  • Consulting Ethicist and Member, Ethics Committees, Ingham Regional Medical Center and Sinai-Grace Hospital, 1990-2000
  • Board Member, Society for Bioethics Consultation, 1992-1995
  • Reviewer, Hastings Center Report
  • Reviewer, New England Journal of Medicine
  • Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Reviewer, Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Reviewer, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy
  • Reviewer, Journal of Medical Humanities and Bioethics
  • Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Ethics
  • Consultant, Detroit Osteopathic Hospital Corporation
  • Testified on proposed Medical Treatment Decision Act, Michigan House Public Health Committee
  • Numerous press, radio, and TV interviews on current issues in medical ethics
Education:
  • PhD, Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1980
  • MA, Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1975
  • BS, Psychology, Michigan State University, 1971
Other:
  • None found