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  • Contributors

Daniel Callahan is senior research scholar and president emeritus at The Hastings Center. His book, Taming the Beloved Beast: How Medical Technology Costs Are Destroying Our Health Care System (Princeton) will be published this summer.

Rebecca Dresser is Daniel Noyes Kirby Professor of Law and professor of ethics in medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. She teaches and writes about issues in genetics and reproduction.

Willard Gaylin is former professor of psychiatry at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and has written or edited twenty books. He is also cofounder and a member of the board of The Hastings Center.

Aamir M. Jafarey is a general surgeon and associate professor, Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation in Karachi, Pakistan.

Josephine Johnston is research scholar and director of research operations at The Hastings Center. She is currently working on ethical, legal, and policy issues in pediatric psychiatry, neuro-science, and assisted reproduction.

Rebecca Kukla is professor of philosophy and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of South Florida and a senior research fellow at Queen’s University. Her publications include Mass Hysteria: Medicine, Culture, and Mothers’ Bodies (Rowman & Littlefield, 2005).

Melissa Kurtz is a registered nurse in the Newborn Special Care Unit at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a joint master’s degree candidate at Yale University School of Nursing and Yale Divinity School, pursuing studies in bioethics. She has a special interest in ethical and health care issues involving the neonatal and pediatric populations, and the implications that these issues have in forming policy.

Farhat Moazam, a pediatric surgeon, is professor and chair of the Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, in Karachi, Pakistan. She wrote Bioethics and Organ Transplantation in a Muslim Society (Indiana, 2006).

Thomas H. Murray is president of The Hastings Center and author of The Worth of a Child (University of California, 1996).

John A. Robertson holds the Vinson & Elkins Chair at the University of Texas Law School. He is former chair of the ethics committee of the Ameri-can Society of Reproductive Medicine and author of Children of Choice: Freedom and the New Reproductive Technologies (Princeton, 1996).

Virginia A. Sharpe teaches environmental philosophy and clinical ethics at Georgetown University and is on the staff of the National Center for Ethics in Health Care at the Veterans Health Administration.

Robert M. Veatch is professor of medical ethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University. He was associate for medical ethics and then senior associate at The Hastings Center from 1970–1979. His most recent book is Patient, Heal Thyself: How the New Medicine Puts the Patient in Charge (Oxford, 2009).

Riffat Moazam Zaman is a clinical psychologist and professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. [End Page 48]

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ISSN
1552-146X
Print ISSN
0093-0334
Pages
p. 48
Launched on MUSE
2009-06-05
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2012
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