Professor of Ethics and Perinatology, UCL
"How does our view of God shape our ethics of life and death?"
John Wyatt is Professor of Ethics and Perinatology at University College London. He has worked as a consultant neonatologist at University College Hospital for more than 20 years but is now concentrating on teaching and research into ethical dilemmas raised by advances in technology. He is Chair of the Medical Study Group of the Christian Medical Fellowship and a board member of Biocentre. He is a member of the Ethics Committees of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and has been frequently involved in professional and media debates on ethical issues concerning the beginning and end of life He has also authored two books Right to Die? and Matters of Life and Death which out all the ethical issues related to beginning and end of life and what it means to look at those issues from a Christian perspective.