Contributors
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Contributors

James Mohr’s is College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Oregon. He has published widely on the history of medically related policies, including abortion, malpractice, and medical jurisprudence.

Virginia Berridge is Head of the Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. She writes about drugs, HIV/AIDS, smoking, and the recent history of public health. With Alex Mold, she is currently working on a study of voluntarism and the rise of the user group, which was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

James Colgrove is associate research scientist at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and a Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics. He studies the history of coercive public health interventions and is the author of State of Immunity: The Politics of Vaccination in Twentieth-Century America (University of California Press, 2006).

Howard I. Kushner is the Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor of Science and Society at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. He has published widely on health-related issues and his current research focuses on risk and protective factors in addictive behaviors and on the history and etiology of Kawasaki Disease.

Alex Mold is a Research Fellow in the Centre for History in Public Health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. She has published on the history of British policies dealing with various aspects of drug addiction. With Virginia Berridge, she is currently a researcher on a study of voluntarism and the rise of the user group, which was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Constance A. Nathanson is a professor in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she specializes in the social, political, and historical dimensions of public health policies. Her forthcoming book, Disease Prevention as Social Change: Society, Politics, and Public Health in the United [End Page 145] States, France, Great Britain, and Canada, will be published by the Russell Sage Foundation.

Harold Pollack is Associate Professor at the School of Social Service Administration and faculty chair of the Center for Health Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on committees of the Institute of Medicine and published widely at the interface between poverty policy and public health.

Brett L. Walker is Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History and Philosophy at Montana State University, Bozeman. He is author of The Conquest of Ainu Lands: Ecology and Culture in Japanese Expansion, 1590–1800 (2001) and The Lost Wolves of Japan (2005).

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