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.

Dorothy Roberts

Dorothy Roberts joined the University of Pennsylvania as its 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with a joint appointment in the department of sociology and the law school where she also holds the inaugural Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mosell Alexander chair. Previously, she was the Kirkland & Ellis Professor at Northwestern University School of Law, with joint appointments in the departments of African American studies and sociology and as a faculty fellow of the Institute for Policy Research.

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.

Sara Rosenbaum

Sara Rosenbaum is the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and chair of the department of health policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Professor Rosenbaum also directs the Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program and the Center for Health Services Research and Policy and holds appointments in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Law School.

William Sage

William M. Sage is the former vice provost for health affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and currently teaches in the School of Law as the James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence. Formerly, he was a professor of law at Columbia University, where he taught courses in health law, regulatory theory, and the professions. He is a nationally recognized researcher in managed care, medical malpractice, regulation of health care professionals, and insurance coverage determinations. Sage has edited two books, including Medical Malpractice and the U.S.

Carl Schneider

Carl E. Schneider is the Chauncey Stillman Professor of Ethics, Morality, and the Practice of Law and is a Professor of Internal Medicine. He was educated at Harvard College and the University of Michigan Law School, where he was editor in chief of the Michigan Law Review. He served as law clerk to Judge Carl McGowan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and to Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court. He became a member of the Law School faculty in 1981 and of the Medical School faculty in 1998.

Michael Sparer

Michael S. Sparer is a professor and chair of the department of health policy and management at the Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He received a Ph.D. in political science from Brandeis University and a J.D. from the Rutgers School of Law (Newark). Sparer spent seven years as a litigator for the New York City Law Department, specializing in intergovernmental social welfare litigation. He now studies and writes about the politics of health care with an emphasis on the state and local role in the American health care system.

Mark Suchman

Mark C. Suchman is a professor of sociology at Brown University. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School (1989) and a Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University (1994). His primary research interests center on the legal environments of organizational activity in general, and on the legal environments of entrepreneurship and technological change in particular. His Investigator Award project focuses on the many challenges that American hospitals face, as they apply new information technologies to their clinical operations.

Joel Teitelbaum

Joel Teitelbaum, J.D., LL.M., is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management as well as the director of the Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. He is the former vice chair for Academic Affairs in the Department. Professor Teitelbaum also serves as the co-principal investigator of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at GW.

Timothy Westmoreland

Tim Westmoreland holds a joint appointment at Georgetown University (2001-present), as a professor of law and a research professor of public policy, teaching about legislation and statutory interpretation, health law, and budget policy. He is also a Senior Scholar at the O'Neill Institute. From 2002-2005, Westmoreland was awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Investigator Award in Health Policy Research, and in 2002, he received the American Foundation for AIDS Research Award of Courage.