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David Benatar is professor of philosophy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He wrote Better Never to Have Been (Oxford, 2006).

Daniel Brudney is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago and a faculty member at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He recently contributed a chapter to The Cambridge History of Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge, forthcoming).

Lucy M. Candib is a family physician educator who has taught and practiced family medicine in an urban neighborhood health center in Worcester, Massachusetts, for the past thirty years. She introduced a feminist critique of medical theory in her book, Medicine and the Family: A Feminist Perspective (Basic Books, 1995).

D. Micah Hester is assistant professor of medical humanities at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He has published several books and is currently editing Educating Hospital Ethics Committees (Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming).

John D. Lantos is professor of pediatrics at the University of Chicago. His latest book (with William Meadow), Neonatal Bioethics: The Moral Challenges of Medical Innovations (Johns Hopkins, 2006), explores the ways in which our attitudes and practices toward imperiled newborns have changed over the last three decades.

Paul Litton is an associate professor of law at the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Law. He previously was a postdoctoral fellow at the department of clinical bioethics within the National Institutes of Health.

Adrienne M. Martin is assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, and senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics.

David B. Resnik is a bioethicist at the National Institute of Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health. He wrote (with Adil Shamoo) Responsible Conduct of Research (Oxford, 2003), and The Price of Truth: How Money Affects the Norms of Science (Oxford, 2007).

Debra J. Romberger is professor of pulmonary/critical care medicine and vice chair of research, department of internal medicine, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and associate chief of staff/research for Nebraska Western Iowa Health Care System (Omaha), Veterans Affairs.

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.

Toby L. Schonfeld is associate professor in the department of preventive and societal medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her research interests include research ethics, women’s issues in health care, ethics education, and Jewish bioethics.

Sarah E. Shannon is an associate professor in the University of Washington School of Nursing department of biobehavioral nursing and health systems. Her research focuses on difficult conversations, particularly those surrounding end-of-life decision-making and disclosure of medical errors.

Jeremy Sugarman is the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Bioethics and Medicine at the Berman Institute of Bioethics and the department of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University. He is currently ethics officer of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium. [End Page 48]



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