Bishop of Coventry's Advisor on Medical Ethics at Church of England
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
"The first principle of the Hippocratic tradition is that doctors should do no harm. Although at first sight this principle seems irreconcilable with the death penalty, doctors have historically justified their conduct in terms of ensuring a painless and humane death for the prisoner."
Cowritten with David Metcalfe, "Doctors and the Death Penalty," Student British Medical Journal, July 2007
Experts Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, other relevant advanced degrees, corrections and government officials with significant involvement in, or related to, death penalty issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Bishop of Coventry's Advisor on Medical Ethics at Church of England, 2012-present