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Jacob M. Appel is adjunct assistant professor of community health at Brown University. He currently researches elective limb amputation and the history of physician-assisted suicide.

Ding-Shinn Chen is professor of medicine and dean of National Taiwan University College of Medicine. In his role as dean, he has promoted ethics education in the training of physicians and biomedical scientists.

Norman Daniels is Mary B. Saltonstall Professor and professor of ethics and population health at Harvard School of Public Health. His most recent book is Setting Limits Fairly: Can We Learn to Share Medical Resources?, coauthored with James Sabin (Oxford, 2002). He leads research on how to adapt the “benchmarks of fairness” for use in less developed countries.

James Dwyer is the associate director of education at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. His work focuses on health, justice, and democracy.

Gregory L. Eastwood is president of SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He is an internist and a gastroenterologist, has held faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and was dean of the Medical College of Georgia before coming to Syracuse.

Donald W. Light is a professor of comparative health care systems at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is a fellow at the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania and its Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, a member of the Business Advisory Council of the Republican Party, and a member of the President’s Business Commission.

Paul T. Menzel is professor of philosophy at Pacific Lutheran University and the author of two books on philosophical issues in health economics.

Jonathan D. Moreno is the Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Professor and director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia. He is immediate past president of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities. His latest book is Is There an Ethicist in the House? (Indiana University, 2005).

Anna B. Reisman practices and teaches general internal medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. She coedited Telephone Medicine: A Guide for the Practicing Physician (ACP, 2002).

Lainie Friedman Ross is the Carolyn and Matthew Bucksbaum Professor, associate director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and chief of the section of community sciences at the Institute for Molecular Pediatric Sciences, University of Chicago.

Carl E. Schneider is Chauncey Stillman Professor of Law and Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. He is coauthor of a casebook on the law of bioethics and a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics.

Daniel Fu-Chang Tsai is associate professor in the department of social medicine and the department of family medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine. He also works as an attending physician at National Taiwan University Hospital. [End Page 48]



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