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261 Gloria J. Bazzoli, PhD, is the Bon Secours Professor with the Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University. She has published more than eighty articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Health Economics, Journal of the American Medical Association, Health Services Research, Health Affairs, Medical Care Research and Review, and Inquiry. She has been lead investigator in various research projects, including studies of financial pressures affecting the hospital safety net, relationships between hospital financial condition and the quality of hospital care, and the effects of hospital mergers and closures on health care markets and consumers. She received her doctorate in economics from Cornell University. Judith G. Calhoun, PhD, MBA, is senior research investigator at the University of Michigan Medical School, specializing in health professions education, outcomes-based learning and assessment, and leadership development programming , evaluation, and research. She has held faculty positions in both public health and medicine at the university and has served as an executive leader in strategic planning, communications, and physician services at three academic health care centers. She has authored more than seventy juried articles and chapters in health care management and education. Recently she served as a faculty consultant to the Association of Schools of Public Health and the National Center for Healthcare Leadership regarding the development of competencybased educational programs and models across the health professions. Byron J. Crouse, MD, is professor of family medicine in the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin. He serves as associate dean for rural and community health, and he directs the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine, an initiative to increase the number of physicians practicing in rural Wisconsin. In addition to his work in rural medical education and the health care workforce, he is chair of the National Advisory Committee of the National Health Service Corps and serves on the advisory committee of the Technical Assistance and Services Center, a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center. John G. Frohna, MD, MPH, is professor of pediatrics and medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He serves as vice chair for education and residency program director for the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Frohna completed a residency in internal medicine-pediatrics at the University of Michigan. He is a past president of the national Med-Peds Program Directors Association. In addition to maintaining an active primary care practice, Dr. Frohna’s research interests include substance abuse and infant health, med-peds training outcomes, professionalism in residency, and evidence-based medicine. About the Contributors 262 About the Contributors Sheryl L. Garland, MHA, is vice president of health policy and community relations for the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. In this role, she coordinates efforts to expand the health system’s legislative services and establishes activities to coordinate health system initiatives. Additionally, she is leading efforts to prepare for health reform, including novel educational programs and grant opportunities. Formerly, she was vice president of community outreach for the VCU Health System and administrative director for the VCU Center on Health Disparities. In this role, she developed relationships at the federal, state, and local levels to address access and funding needs for vulnerable populations. Michael K. Gusmano, PhD, is associate professor of health policy and management at New York Medical College and a research scholar at the Hastings Center. Dr. Gusmano’s research interests include health policy, comparative health systems , health inequalities, and normative theories of policy analysis. In addition to his doctorate in political science from the University of Maryland at College Park, he holds a master’s in public policy from the State University of New York at Albany. He was also postdoctoral fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy program at Yale University. Mark A. Hall, JD, is the Fred D. and Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law and Public Health at Wake Forest University. Professor Hall specializes in health care law and public policy, with a focus on economic, regulatory, and ethical issues. His present research interests include consumer-driven health care, insurance regulation, the doctor–patient relationship, conflicts of interest in research, and genetics. He is the author or editor of thirteen books on health care law and policy, including Making Medical Spending Decisions, and Health Care Law and Ethics (8th ed.). Peter D. Jacobson, JD, MPH, is professor of health law and policy, and director, Center for Law, Ethics, and Health, at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He teaches...


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