AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. May 2004, Volume 6, Number 5.


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About the Contributors

Theme issue: Medicine's Response to Terrorism.

Medicine's Response to Terrorism

James F. Childress, PhD, is Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics, a professor of medical education, and director of the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life at the University of Virginia. He is the coauthor, with Tom L. Beauchamp, of Principles of Biomedical Ethics, now in its fifth edition. He was a member of President Clinton's National Bioethics Advisory Commission (1996-2001).

Chalmers C. Clark, PhD, is Donaghue Visiting Scholar in the Bioethics Project of the Institute for Social & Policy Studies at Yale University. Last year he served as a visiting scholar in the Institute for Ethics of the American Medical Association.

Lisa A. Eckenwiler, PhD, is an associate professor of philosophy at Old Dominion University and an adjunct professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Mark T. Hughes, MD, MA, is an assistant professor of medicine and core faculty member of the Berman Bioethics Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Hughes received his masters degree in philosophy with a concentration in bioethics at Georgetown University.

James J. James, MD, DrPH, MHA, is director of the Center for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response at the American Medical Association.

Janet Keating, MD, is an assistant consulting professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University and is a faculty associate of Duke's Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and the Humanities.

Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH, is an editor of Terrorism and Public Health published by Oxford University Press in 2003.

David Marcozzi, MD, is director of Disaster Preparedness and an assistant clinical professor of emergency medicine at Duke University Medical Center. He is active in EMS and as a firefighter with the Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department and is a captain in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps.

Jeffrey T. Mitchell, PhD, is a certified trauma specialist and a clinical associate professor of emergency health services at the University of Maryland. He is a cofounder and former president of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides traumatic stress education and support services to emergency personnel.

Yishai Ofran, MD, works in the medical department at Hadassah Medical Center Mount Scopus, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

David B. Resnik, JD, PhD, is a professor in the medical humanities and
director of new programs at The Bioethics Center at The Brody School of
Medicine at East Carolina University.

Victor W. Sidel, MD, is an editor of Terrorism and Public Health published by Oxford University Press in 2003.

Theme issue editor

Julia C. Dombrowski, MPH, is currently a fifth year student in the joint MD/MPH program of Duke University School of Medicine and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health. During the 2002-2003 academic year, she completed a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship at The University of North Carolina.

Staff contributors

Shane K. Green, PhD
Faith Lagay, PhD
Susanna Smith

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