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.

Daniel Greenberg

Daniel S. Greenberg is a journalist who has covered science and health politics in Washington for many years. He is currently a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, where he is writing a book about academic-corporate relations, to be published by the University of Chicago Press. Greenberg is the author of Science, Money, and Politics: Political Triumph and Ethical Erosion (U. of Chicago Press, 2001) and The Politics of Pure Science (New American Library, 1968; new edition, U. of Chicago Press, 2002).

Jason Karlawish

Jason Karlawish is a professor of medicine and medical ethics, and senior fellow of the Center for Bioethics and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the associate director of the Penn Memory Center and the director of the Alzheimer's Disease Center's Education, Recruitment and Retention Core. His clinical practice focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

John Lantos

John Lantos is director of the Children's Mercy Bioethics Center at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and had an appointment as visiting professor of pediatrics and associate director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at The University of Chicago. He also held the John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics in Kansas City, MO. He is the author of Do We Still Need Doctors?

Barron Lerner

Barron H. Lerner is the Angelica Berrie-Gold Foundation Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Lerner received his M.D. from Columbia in 1986 and his Ph.D. in history from the University of Washington in 1996. His latest book, When Illness Goes Public: Celebrity Patients and How We Look at Medicine, was published October 2006 by the Johns Hopkins University Press.

Matthew Nisbet

Matthew Nisbet is a social scientist who studies, writes, lectures, and consults on strategic communication in policy-making and public affairs. His current work focuses on controversies surrounding science, the environment, and public health. Nisbet is the author of more than 35 journal articles and book chapters, and he serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Press/Politics and Science Communication. His scholarship has been cited more than 400 times in the peer-reviewed literature and in more than 100 books.

David Rothman

David J. Rothman is Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and Director of the Center for Study of Society and Medicine at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is also president of the Institute on Medicine as a Profession, whose mission is to make professionalism a field and a force. (See Trained in american social history at Harvard University, David Rothman first explored the origins of mental hospitals, prisons, and almshouses. His 1971 book, The Discovery of the Asylum, was co-winner of the Albert J.

Sheila Rothman

Sheila M. Rothman is a professor of public health at the Mailman School of Public Health and Deputy Director of the Center for the Study of Society and Medicine at Columbia University. Trained in social history, her research has explored American attitudes and policies toward women, persons with mental disabilities, those with chronic diseases, and those at risk for genetic disease.

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.

Susan Wolf

Susan Wolf is the McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine & Public Policy, Faegre Baker Daniels Professor of Law, and professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota, and a faculty member in the University's Center for Bioethics. She is also founding chair of the University's Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences and founding director of the University's joint degree program in Law, Health & the Life Sciences. She received her A.B. summa cum laude from Princeton University and her J.D.