AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

AMA Journal of Ethics. December 2017, Volume 19, Number 12: 1238-1240.

Contributors

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About the Contributors

Theme issue: Health Care Ethics and Professionalism in the Era of Climate Change

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Jillian L. Peters is a second-year medical student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She completed her BA in Neurobiology at Harvard University, where she served as president of the Harvard Undergraduate Bioethics Society. Her research is centered on global health, infectious disease, and bioethics.

Contributors

Diana Alame, MD, MBE, is an assistant professor of pathology and the medical director of the clinical microbiology laboratory at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She is a clinical pathologist and a bioethicist trained at the Harvard Medical School’s Center for Bioethics.

Gowri Anandarajah, MD, is a professor of family medicine and medical science and a clinician educator at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She has spent much of her career caring for vulnerable and underserved patients both in the US and in global settings and has extensive experience teaching about clinical, ethical, and advocacy dilemmas involved in caring for patients.

Benjamin P. Brown, MD, is a fellow in the Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago, where he is also a fellow at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. His current research focuses on policy analysis using quantitative methods and an ethics framework.

Julie Chor, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor in the Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago, where she is also an assistant director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. Her current research focuses on using unintended pregnancy as an opportunity to help women engage in subsequent preventive reproductive health care.

Jordan Emont, MPH, is a second-year medical student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He obtained an MPH from Yale University in 2015.

Jonathan Hill is a third-year medical student at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. His research interests include narrative medicine.

Andrew Jameton, PhD, is professor emeritus at the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He is also on the affiliate faculty of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota. He has been working as a philosopher in health care since 1972 and now studies the environmental aspects of health care and the risks to health and civilizations from climate change.

Lisa Soleymani Lehmann, MD, PhD, MSc, is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, where she is also an associate professor of health policy and management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is a primary care physician and the executive director of the National Center for Ethics in Health Care at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

Cheryl C. Macpherson, PhD, is a professor in and the chair of the Bioethics Department at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, where she is also a senior research fellow at the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation. She served as editor of Bioethical Insights into Values and Policy: Climate Change and Health (Springer, 2016) and contributed a chapter on ethics, energy, and climate change to the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

Annalise Norling is a fourth-year undergraduate at Loyola University Chicago, where she studies philosophy and biology with a concentration in bioethics. During the summer of 2017, she was an intern for the American Medical Association’s Ethics Group.

Robert D. Truog, MD, is the Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Medical Ethics, Anaesthesia, & Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School in Boston, where he directs the Center for Bioethics. He is also a senior attending physician in the Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Boston Children’s Hospital, where he has practiced for more than 30 years.

Matthew Wynia, MD, is a professor of medicine and the director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado in Denver. He also serves on the Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. His training is in infectious diseases and public health as well as bioethics, and his research interests include professional responsibilities related to disaster response and trust in health care.

Ali A. Zaidi is a senior advisor to Morrison & Foerster, LLC, in Washington, DC, a Precourt Energy Scholar at Stanford University, and a nonresident fellow at Columbia University. Mr. Zaidi previously served as the associate director for Natural Resources, Energy, and Science in the White House Office of Management and Budget during the Obama administration.