Lori Andrews

Lori Andrews is a Distinguished Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law and director of the Institute for Science, Law and Technology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. She received her B.A. summa cum laude from Yale College and her J.D. from Yale Law School. In Spring 2002, she was a visiting professor at Princeton University. Andrews has been an advisor on genetic and reproductive technology to Congress, foreign governments, and various federal agencies. She chaired the federal Working Group on the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of the Human Genome Project.

Ronald Bayer

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.

Richard Deyo

Richard A. Deyo is the Kaiser Permanente Professor of Evidence-based Family Medicine at the School of Medicine of Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Deyo, a general internist, was previously professor in the department of medicine and the department of health services at the University of Washington. After residency training in internal medicine, Dr. Deyo completed a fellowship in the University of Washington's RWJF Clinical Scholars Program, during which time he also received a master's degree in public health.

Amy Fairchild

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.

Alan Garber

Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD became Provost of Harvard University in September 2011. He is also the Mallinckrodt Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, an economics professor in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and a public policy professor in the Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Garber graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 1976, and went on to earn AM and PhD degrees in Economics from Harvard University.

Annetine Gelijns

Annetine C. Gelijns is the chair of the Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. Previously, Dr. Gelijns was the Co-Director of the International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research, and and professor of surgical sciences in the department of surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the School of Public Health, Columbia University in New York City. Dr.

Sydney Halpern

Sydney A. Halpern is professor of sociology and medical humanities at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her work examines health care institutions and professions using social science perspectives and historical techniques. She has written about developments within academic medicine, the emergence of medical specialties, evolving relationships among health occupations, and directions in the field of medical sociology.

Joel Howell

Joel D. Howell is the Victor Vaughan Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, where he is also a professor in the departments of internal medicine, health services management and policy, and history. He received his M.D. at the University of Chicago, where he also completed his internship and residency in internal medicine. At the University of Pennsylvania he was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and received his Ph.D. in the history and sociology of science.

Donald Patrick

Donald L. Patrick is professor of health services with appointments in the departments of epidemiology, sociology, rehabilitation medicine and the School of Pharmacy. He is also the director of the Seattle Quality of Life Group. He was the first director of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Program at the University of Washington, holding this position form 1987 to 2006. He is a Full Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Jonathan Skinner

Jonathan Skinner is the John Sloan Dickey Third Century Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College and a professor in the department of community and family medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, where he works in the Center for Evaluative Clinical Sciences. He is also a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in Cambridge, MA and the editor of the Journal of Human Resources. Professor Skinner was elected to the Insitute of Medicine in 2007. He was a recipient of the first TIAA/CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award of Excellence in 1996.