About Us

Roger Magnusson

Roger Magnusson is Professor of Health Law and Governance at the Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, Australia. His research interests are in health law, policy and bioethics; public health law and governance; and health development. In 2002 he published Angels of Death: Exploring the Euthanasia Underground (Melbourne University Press; Yale University Press) which reported on the practice of “underground” physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia among health professionals working in HIV/AIDS health care in Australia and in San Francisco. Roger’s current research explores legal and regulatory options for preventing non-communicable diseases (cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes) and their risk factors, including tobacco use, obesity, poor diet, and harmful use of alcohol.