Aneena Anna Abraham is presently a consultant at Genesis Project and Research Consultancy where she undertakes freelance consultancy for research and project development. A dental surgeon, Dr. Abraham has worked in Orissa, India. Her areas of interest are palliative care, public health ethics, public health dentistry, and social determinants of health.
F. Elias Boujaoude was a Research Intern at the Centre for Biomedical Ethics (CBmE) at the National University of Singapore in 2011 and is presently a BA Candidate in Law at Columbia University, New York.
Alastair V. Campbell is Chen Su Lan Centennial Professor of Medical Ethics and Director of the Centre for Biomedical Ethics (CBmE) at the National University of Singapore. A former President of the International Association of Bioethics, Prof. Campbell is internationally known and respected in the field and has published numerous books and articles on the subject. He has also established centres of medical ethics in medical schools in three countries, Singapore being the latest. His latest book, The Body in Bioethics, was published in 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish.
Fan Ruiping is Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Public and Social Administration at City University of Hong Kong. He received a medical degree from Baotou College of Medicine in China and a PhD in Philosophy from Rice University in the United States. His research focuses on bioethics, Confucian and comparative philosophy, and public policy. He is the author of Reconstructionist Confucianism: Rethinking Morality after the West (2010) and Contemporary Confucian Bioethics (2011), and the editor of Confucian Bioethics (1999), Confucian Society and the Revival of Dao (2008) and the Renaissance of Confucianism in Contemporary China (2011). He has also published over 100 scholarly papers in Chinese and international journals.
Liao Chia-Cheng obtained his Bachelor's degree from National Taiwan University's College of Law, and received the LLM degree from New York University's School of Law. He is currently a patent attorney at Saint Island International Patent and Law Offices, and his practice focuses on the areas of patent, trademark, and copyright law. In addition to intellectual property, he also actively participated in the biobank project and the study of related ELSI issues in Taiwan.
Lin Jui-Chu is Law Professor and the Dean of the Office of Student Affairs at National Taiwan University of Science and Technology. For the past several years, Prof. Lin has been dedicated to the development of biobanking and bioethics in Taiwan. In addition, she has also engaged in a wide range of legal study, including the areas of commercial law, economic regulations, electronic commerce, science and technology law. She received her PhD from Taipei University, and also holds a PhD from the China University of Political Science and Law. [End Page 82]
V. Jithesh is District RCH (Reproductive and Child Health) Officer, Wayanad, Kerala in the government health system. Dr. Jithesh has also served as District Programme Manager of the National Rural Health Mission for three years in Wayanad. Dr. Vithest's interests are in health system reforms, public health ethics, maternal and child health, and tribal health.
Younsuck Koh currently works in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences in the Asan Medical Center, the University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Ku, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Koh has been involved in ethics since 2001, and in 2009, was President of the Korean Society for Medical Ethics.
Jae Young Moon currently works in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, at the University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Moon is also involved in the Korean Society for Medical Ethics.
Miyako Takagi is a Professor at the University Research Center, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Tagaki studied at the Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. She currently teaches bioethics and researches ethical issues in neuroethics, regenerative medicine and organ transplantation.
Lik Chern Melvin Tan is a lecturer at the School of Applied Science, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore. He completed his doctoral studies with Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2011. His research interests include virology, biomedical science and medical...