Ethical Dilemmas and Allocation of Resources

M. Gregg Bloche

Gregg Bloche is a professor of law at Georgetown University, co-director of the Georgetown-Johns Hopkins Joint Program in Law and Public Health, and visiting fellow at The Brookings Institution and the Harvard Program on Ethics and Health. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2005-06 to examine the roles of medicine in the public sphere. Dr. Bloche teaches and writes on U.S. and international health law and policy.

Norman Daniels

Norman Daniels is the Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics and professor of ethics and population health at Harvard School of Public Health. His most recent books include From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice (with Allen Buchanan, Dan Brock, and Dan Wikler, Cambridge, 2000); Is Inequality Bad for Our Health? (with Bruce Kennedy and Ichiro Kawachi, Beacon Press, 2000); and Setting Limits Fairly: Can We Learn to Share Medical Resources? (with James Sabin, Oxford, 2002).

Ruth Faden

Ruth R. Faden is the Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics and director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University. She is also a senior research scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University. Dr. Faden is the author and editor of numerous books and articles on biomedical ethics and health policy including Social Justice: The Moral Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy (with Madison Powers), A History and Theory of Informed Consent (with Tom L.

Barbara Katz Rothman

Barbara Katz Rothman is professor of sociology at the City University of New York and professor in the department of sociology at Baruch College. She is the author of In Labor (Norton, 1982 and 1991) updated and rewritten as Laboring On with co-author Wendy Simonds (Routledge, 2007) . Her second book, The Tentative Pregancy, originally published in 1986 (Viking, Norton edition 1993) the first book length study of women's experiences with prenatal testing, was published in Germany in 1991 where it was particularly well received.

Rudolf Klein

Rudolf Klein is a visiting professor at the London School of Economics. He has also been a distinguished faculty fellow at the Yale University School of Management. He was educated at Bristol Grammar School and Merton College, Oxford where he received an M.A. in Modern History. He is a recipient of the Gibbs Prize in Modern History.

G. Madison Powers

Madison Powers is a lawyer with a doctorate in philosophy from University College, Oxford. Research interests include (1) political and legal philosophy, especially issues of distributive justice; and (2) the intersection of law, ethics, and health policy relating to topics including genetics, privacy, and government regulation of health care delivery, medical research, and the protection of public health. Dr.

Marc Rodwin

Marc A. Rodwin is a professor of law at Suffolk University Law School. He is the author of Medicine, Money and Morals: Physicians' Conflicts of Interest (Oxford University Press, 1993) and has published in law, medicine, and policy journals on the relation between law, ethics, and markets in health care. His research is on: 1) Physicians' conflicts of interest in the U.S, Japan and France; 2) health care consumer voice and representation; 3) accountability in managed care; 4) consumer protection in health care.

Lainie Friedman Ross

Lainie Friedman Ross is the Carolyn and Matthew Professor of Clinical Ethics at the University of Chicago where she is a practicing pediatrician, an associate director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, and the co-director of the Institute of Translational Medicine.  She received her undergraduate degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1982, where she was influenced by the late Paul Ramsey to pursue controversial questions raised by children in medical research.