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  • Contributors

Carol Bayley is vice president for ethics and justice education at Catholic Healthcare West, a nonprofit hospital organization in California, Arizona, and Nevada.

Frieda Behets is associate professor in the department of epidemiology, School of Public Health, and department of medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her research includes woman-controlled prevention methods and public health strategies for HIV prevention and treatment.

Nancy Berlinger is deputy director and associate for religious studies at The Hastings Center. She wrote After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness (Johns Hopkins, 2005).

Dan W. Brock is the Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, where he directs the division of medical ethics and the ethics and health program. His current research focuses on cost-effectiveness, health care resource prioritization, and rationing.

Peter J. Cohen is an adjunct professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center who also chairs the Physicians Health Program of the District of Columbia Medical Society. His most recent publication is Addiction and the Law: Policy, Politics, and Public Health (Carolina Academic, 2004).

Rebecca Dresser is a professor in the law and medical schools of Washington University in St. Louis, where she teaches courses on policy issues in medicine and research. Since 2002, she has been a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics.

Leonard M. Fleck is professor of philosophy and medical ethics in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University. He is writing a book titled Just Caring: The Ethical Challenges of Health Care Rationing and Democratic Deliberation (Oxford, forthcoming).

Bruce Jennings directs the Center for Humans and Nature, a private foundation in New York City, and is senior consultant to The Hastings Center.

Jeffrey P. Kahn is director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota, where he holds the Maas Family Chair in Bioethics and is a professor of medicine.

Carol Levine directs the Families and Health Care Project at the United Hospital Fund in New York. She is the editor of Always on Call: When Illness Turns Families into Caregivers (Vanderbilt, 2004).

Patrick McDonald is assistant professor of neurosurgery at the University of Manitoba and a pediatric neurosurgeon at Winnipeg Children’s Hospital, as well as a research associate at the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics. His research focuses on consent and assent in children and the ethics of randomized trials in surgery.

Stuart Rennie is research assistant professor in the department of dental ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and ethics consultant on HIV/AIDS projects in the DR Congo and Madagascar that are funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is currently conducting qualitative research on community attitudes toward rationing of AIDS treatment in Kinshasa, DR Congo.

Lawrence Vogel is professor of philosophy at Connecticut College. He is the author of The Fragile “We”: Ethical Implications of Heidegger’s Being and Time (Northwestern, 1994) and the editor of a volume of Hans Jonas’s later essays, Mortality and Morality: A Search for the Good after Auschwitz (Northwestern, 1996). [End Page 48]



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