Yaniv Hanoch

Yaniv Hanoch received his Ph.D. from the University of Haifa and is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Plymouth, School of Psychology, Plymouth, UK. His research interests are in theory of emotions and bounded rationality, older adults' decision making, and risk taking. He has previously published in the Journal of Economic Psychology, the Journal of Health Communication, Psychological Science, and Theory & Psychology.

Thomas Rice

Thomas Rice is a distinguished professor in the department of health services in the UCLA School of Public Health. He served as department chair from 1996-2000 and 2003-4. He served as Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel for the UCLA campus from 2006-11. Dr. Rice received his doctorate in economics at the University of California at Berkeley in 1982. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA in 1991, he was a faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health.

Frank Sloan

Frank A. Sloan is the J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and professor of economics at Duke University since 1993. He is also the director of the Center for Health Policy, Law and Management at Duke that originated in 1998. Professor Sloan did his undergraduate work at Oberlin College and received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. Before joining the faculty at Duke in July 1993, he was a research economist at the Rand Corporation and on the faculties of the University of Florida and Vanderbilt University.

Nancy Tomes

Nancy J. Tomes is a distinguished professor of history at Stony Brook University. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, she received her undergraduate education at Oberlin College and the University of Kentucky, and her doctorate in American history from the University of Pennsylvania (1978). She is the author of three books, two on the history of American mental hospitals, and most recently, The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women and the Microbe in American Life (1998), which won multiple book prizes.