ELPAT Deceased Donation WG Chair
Dr David Shaw is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel and Associate Professor of Health Ethics & Law at the Care and Public Health Research Institute at Maastricht University. He has been a member of the Working Group on Deceased Donation since 2014 and was previously a member of the UK Donation Ethics Committee and a member of the British Transplantation Society Ethics Committee. He is interested in all areas of bioethics, but particularly organ donation and shared decision making in clinical and public health. Dr Shaw graduated with an MA in Philosophy and English Literature from the University of Glasgow in 1999, and an MSc in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh in 2001. He obtained his PhD at the University of Lausanne in 2005 and went on to work in the philosophy department at the University of St Andrews and the medical school at the University of Glasgow. In 2011 he obtained a Masters in Medical Law.