Thaddeus Mason Pope is a foremost expert on medical law and clinical ethics. He maintains a special focus on patient rights and healthcare decision-making.
Pope is Director of the Health Law Institute at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota (USA). While he serves in a range of consulting capacities, Pope has been particularly influential through his scholarship.
Professor Pope has over 200 publications in: leading medical journals, bioethics journals, and law reviews. He coauthors the definitive treatise The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking, and he runs the Medical Futility Blog (with over four million page-views).