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Robert E. Anderson is Frederick H. Harvey Professor and Chair in the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico. His fields of work include investigation of pathology through autopsy and radiation injury. Dr. Anderson is the coauthor of a forthcoming study on the uses and value of autopsy in medical education.
Robert A. Aronowitz is assistant professor of medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of Camden, New Jersey. Among his current professional interests are the history of disease and physician-patient relations. Dr. Aronowitz has written a forthcoming book chapter on the history of chronic fatigue syndromes.
Daniel Callahan is director of The Hastings Center at Briarcliff Manor, New York. His fields of interest are the goals of medicine and allocation of health-care resources, euthanasia and care of the dying, and technology assessment. Dr. Callahan’s latest book is What Kind of Life: The Limits of Medical Progress.
Cyril F. Chang is professor of economics at Memphis State University. His field of interest is the relation between health-care economics and the nonprofit economy. Dr. Chang has recently published an article on the risk status of hospitals in single-hospital counties.
Larry Gostin is executive director of the American Society of Law & Medicine and serves on the faculties of public health and law at Harvard University. An attorney, his fields of work within the area of health law, policy, and ethics include studies on patient consent, AIDS, and drug use. Mr. Gostin’s latest article examines the interconnected epidemics of drugs and AIDS.
Rolla B. Hill is clinical professor in the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, and emeritus professor in the Department of Pathology, State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. He specializes in the study of autopsy. Dr. Hill and Dr. Anderson coauthored the forthcoming work The Uses and Values of Autopsy in Medical Education.
Patricia St. Clair Stephenson is senior researcher at the Centre for Public Health Research in Karlstad, Sweden. Her fields of work are maternal and child health, technology assessment, and health policy. Ms. St. Clair Stephenson’s latest study is a book chapter on risks associated with ovulation induction.
Howard P. Tuckman is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Memphis State University. The economics of health care, strategic planning, and studies of nonprofit institutions constitute his primary areas of professional interest. Dr. Tuckman recently published an article on the effects of property taxes on the location of nonprofit hospitals.
Marsden G. Wagner is program manager, maternal and child health, Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization (WHO). His current work focuses on maternal and child health in industrialized countries, and the medicalization of human reproduction. Mr. Wagner has coauthored an article on the scope of benefits of in- vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.
Robert F. Weir is director of the program in biomedical ethics at the College of Medicine, University of Iowa. He works professionally on ethical issues related to death and dying, critical-care medicine, and neonatal medicine. Dr. Weir has written a forthcoming book chapter on life and death decisions in the midst of uncertainty.
Daniel Wikler is professor in the program in medical ethics at the University of Wisconsin Medical School and professor in the university’s Department of Philosophy. In the area of health policy, he concentrates professionally on medical ethics and ethical issues in reproduction. Dr. Wikler is writing a series of studies on public understanding and medical perspectives on the beginnings and end of life. Daniel Wikler and Norma J. Wikler are brother and sister.
Norma J. Wikler is senior research fellow, Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of California at Berkeley, and associate professor of sociology at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Among her fields of work are law and society and reproductive rights. Dr. Wikler is the author of several recent articles on the movement to eliminate gender bias in the courts.
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