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Marcia Angell, M.D., is Executive Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Rita Kielstein, M.D., Dr. med. habil., is Acting Head of the Nephrology Unit in the Department of Internal Medicine, Medizinische Akademie Magdeburg.

Pat Milmoe McCarrick, M.L.S., is a reference librarian at the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature, Georgetown University.

Charles R. McCarthy, Ph.D., is former Director of the Office for Protection from Research Risks, National Institutes of Health, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.

Paul T. Menzel, Ph.D., is Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Humanities, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA. He is the author of Strong Medicine: The Ethical Rationing of Health Care (1990); Medical Costs, Moral Choices: A Philosophy of Health Care Economics in America (1983); and numerous articles in ethics, social philosophy, and health policy.

Thomas H. Murray, Ph.D., is Director and Professor at the Center for Biomedical Ethics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and Chair of the Task Force on Genetic Information and Insurance established by the U.S. Human Genome Project's Working Group on Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues.

Hans-Martin Sass, Ph.D., is an International Scholar and Director of the European Professional Ethics Program at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics; Professor of Philosophy at the Ruhr Universität, Bochum, Germany; and a member of the Board of the Bochum Zentrum für Medizinische Ethik.



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