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Assisted suicide now legal but without regulations

June 7, 2016

The fol­low­ing is a list of Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to experts who can com­ment on a vari­ety of issues relat­ed to assist­ed sui­cide.

Tru­do Lem­mens, Pro­fes­sor, Chair in Health Law and Pol­i­cy
Exper­tise: Physi­cian assist­ed dying bill, What could hap­pen with­out restric­tions under Crim­i­nal Code?
Tel.: (416) 978‑4201

Ker­ry Bow­man, Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor of Fam­i­ly and Com­mu­ni­ty Med­i­cine
Exper­tise: Physi­cian assist­ed dying, Impact of lack of restric­tions
Tel: (416) 586‑4800, ext.2163

Jen­nifer Gib­son, Pro­fes­sor of Bioethics at U of T’s Dal­la Lana School of Pub­lic Health
Exper­tise: Co-chairs the provin­cial-ter­ri­to­r­i­al expert advi­so­ry group on physi­cian assist­ed dying
* Read U of T News sto­ry fea­tur­ing Prof. Gib­son