Robert A. Aronowitz studied linguistics before receiving his M.D. from Yale. After finishing residency in Internal Medicine, he received training in the history of medicine as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Aronowitz's central research interests are in the history of 20th century disease, epidemiology, and population health.
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Peter Baldwin received his B.A. from Yale in 1978 and his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1986. Dr. Baldwin is a professor in the department of history at UCLA where he has taught since 1986.
Ronald Bayer is a professor at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University where he has taught for 12 years. Prior to coming to Columbia he was at the Hastings Center, a research institute devoted to the study of ethical issues in medicine and the life sciences. Bayer's research has examined ethical and policy issues in public health, focusing especially on AIDS, tuberculosis, illicit drugs, and tobacco. His articles on AIDS have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, The Lancet, the American Journal of Public Health, and The Milbank Quarterly.
John Cawley is a Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management, and the Department of Economics, at Cornell University, where he co-directs the Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities. In addition to his affiliation with Cornell, Dr. Cawley is a Visiting Professor at the School of Economics and Charles Perkins Centre of the University of Sydney, Australia, an Honorary Professor in the J.E.
Amy Fairchild is a professor in Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Educated in history and public health at Columbia University, her work focuses on the intersection of history and public health policy and has appeared in such publications as Science, The American Journal of Public Health, and The Bulletin of the History of Medicine. Her first book, Science at the Borders: Immigrant Medical Inspection the Shaping of the Modern Industrial Labor Force, 1881 to 1930, was published by Johns Hopkins in 2003. Prior to joining the Columbia faculty, Dr.
David Hemenway is a professor of health policy at the Harvard School of Public Health and the director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center and the Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center. For more than two decades, Hemenway has been a powerful voice in public health policy and the field of injury prevention, as both a prominent public speaker and as the author of numerous books and research articles.
Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc, has been named director of the MGH/Partners Mongan Institute for Health Policy (MIHP). Iezzoni has been associate director of the MIHP since 2006 and is a leading authority on risk adjustment for cost and quality measurement as well as health policy and access issues. She has made many contributions to academia, research, and health policy and delivery, including authoring three books and dozens of articles on topics related to assessing severity of illness, measuring complications of inpatient care, and health care disparities affecting persons with disabilities.
Peter D. Jacobson is professor of health law and policy in the University of Michigan School of Public Health and the director of the Center for Law, Ethics and Health. He is also president of the Public Health Law Association. Professor Jacobson received his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1970, and a Masters in Public Health from UCLA in 1988. Before coming to the University of Michigan, he was Senior Behavioral Scientist at RAND from 1988 to 1996.
Ed Maibach is a university professor of communication and director of the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University. Previously he has served as worldwide director of social marketing for Porter Novelli, associate director of the National Cancer Institute, and board chair for Kidsave International, and has been a professor of public health at Emory University and George Washington University. He holds a Ph.D. in communication from Stanford and an M.P.H. from San Diego State University. Dr.
Constance Nathanson is a professor of clinical sociomedical sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. Dr. Nathanson has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was cited for her prize-winning research on adolescent and adult women's reproductive health; gender, socioeconomic status, and health; and the politics of public health. Dr. Nathanson has written widely on reproductive and sexual health services in the U.S.