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Senate sends amended assisted-dying bill to house

June 14, 2016

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues related to the senate sending amended assisted-dying bill to house.

Nelson Wiseman, Professor of Political Science and Director of Canadian Studies Program
Expertise: Senate no longer a “sober-second thought”
Tel: (416) 978-3336 (checks messages regularly)
Email: nelson@chass.utoronto.ca

Trudo Lemmens, Professor, Chair in Health Law and Policy
Expertise: What the new bill contains
Tel.: (416) 978-4201
Email: trudo.lemmens@utoronto.ca

Kerry Bowman, Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Expertise: Physician assisted dying
Tel: (416) 586-4800, ext.2163
Email: kerry.bowman@utoronto.ca

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
Email: Jennifer.gibson@utoronto.ca
* Read U of T News story featuring Prof. Gibson