Last updated on: 2/4/2014 | Author: ProCon.org

Barbara Coombs Lee, JD Biography

Title:
President of Compassion and Choices
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of July 6, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. 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 the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • President, Compassion & Choices
  • Chief Petitioner, Oregon Death with Dignity Act
  • Adjunct, University of Washington School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine
  • Counsel, Oregon State Senate
  • Worked as a managed care executive
  • Health policy analyst, George Washington University
  • Practiced as a nurse and physician assistant for twenty-five years
  • National Health Policy Fellowship, Boeringer Ingeheim Foundation
  • Outstanding Performance in the Study of Medical Law, American Jurisprudence Award
  • Scholarship for Outstanding Student Achievement, National Health Lawyers Association
Education:
  • JD, Lewis & Clark College
  • FNP, University of Washington
  • BA, Vassar College and Cornell University
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?