Associate Professor of Law and Medical Ethicist
SMU Law Professor Tom Mayo, Ph.D., is an associate professor in Dedman School of Law and a nationally recognized authority on medical ethics.
In addition to his position at SMU, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He teaches courses in the areas of health care law, bioethics, medical-legal humanities, constitutional law, family law, administrative law, and legislation.
Between Jan. 1 –26, 2014, SMU Dedman Law Professor Tom Mayo, a nationally respected expert on medical ethics, was featured in 620+ media outlets discussing the Marlise Munoz (brain-dead pregnant mother) end-of-life case. National media outlets included The Associated Press (print and television), The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The New York Times, National Public Radio, CNN ("Anderson Cooper 360" and other shows), CBS Evening News, NBC News (national), Reuters, Fox News, MSNBC and The Huffington Post. He was featured on most all local news stations, in The Dallas Morning News, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Dallas Observer, as well as numerous CBS/NBC/AP/Reuters/UPI/Fox syndicated newspapers and television stations across the country — and in other countries, too — from Canada to Australia.
Tom Mayo in the News