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Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. May 2003, Volume 5, Number 5.

Contributors

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About the Contributors

Theme issue: Obstetrics and Gynecology.

May 2003, Volume 5, Number 5

Cynthia R. Daniels, PhD, is a professor in the Political Science Department at Rutgers University.

Dena Davis, JD, PhD, is a professor at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and teaches in the areas of biomedical ethics, church and state, and torts.

Melanie A. Gold, DO, is an associate professor in Pediatrics with subspecialty certification in Adolescent Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is the director of Family Planning Services at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and a Motivational Interviewing Network Trainer.

Mary Briody Mahowald, PhD, is Professor Emerita in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago, and currently Visiting Professor Emerita at Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics. Her recent Books include Women and Children in Health Care: An Unequal Majority and Genes, Women, Equality both published by Oxford University Press.

June M. McKoy, MD, MPH, JD, is a clinical instructor of medicine at
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a member of the Ethics Committee and the Institutional Review Board at Northwestern University.

Timothy F. Murphy, PhD, is Professor of Philosophy in the Biomedical Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Ethics of the American Medical Association.

Wendy Savage, MD, is a retired obstetrician and gynecologist, honorary professor at Middlesex University and honorary senior lecturer at the Medical School of St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals at Queen Mary College, University of London.

Carol Tauer, PhD, is a bioethicist, Professor Emeritus at the College of St Catherine in St Paul, currently Visiting Faculty at the Center for Bioethics of the University of Minnesota, and a member of the Committee on Ethics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Rosemarie Tong, PhD, is a distinguished professor in Health Care Ethics and the director of the Center for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Acknowledgment

For consultation and contribution of background information for this month's issue on the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology, we thank David Acker, MD, chief of Obstetrics at Brigham's and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA; Peter A. Schwartz, MD, director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Reading Hospital in West Reading, PA, Monique A. Spillman, MD, PhD, a resident at Brigham and Women's Hospital in obstetrics and gynecology and a resident physician member of the AMA's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, and Carol Tauer, PhD, Professor Emeritus at the College of St Catherine in St Paul, currently Visiting Faculty at the Center for Bioethics of the University of Minnesota, and a member of the Committee on Ethics of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.


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