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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)

Tru­do Lem­mens, Pro­fes­sor, Chair in Health Law and Pol­i­cy
Exper­tise: What the new bill con­tains
Tel.: (416) 978‑4201

Ker­ry Bow­man, Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor of Fam­i­ly and Com­mu­ni­ty Med­i­cine
Exper­tise: Physi­cian assist­ed dying
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