AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. September 2004, Volume 6, Number 9.

Contributors

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About the Contributors

Theme issue: Medicine and Human Rights.

Medicine and Human Rights

Karen E. Adams, MD, is associate professor and residency program director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health and Sciences University. She is also chair of the Medical Ethics Committee, American Medical Women 's Association.

Holly G. Atkinson, MD, is the president of Physicians for Human Rights, editor of HealthNews, and assistant professor in the Department of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Rana E. Barar, MD, is a member of the staff of the Law & Policy Project at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and is co-chair of Public Health Students for Reproductive Freedom (PHSRF).

Watson A. Bowes Jr, MD, is emeritus professor of obstetrics and gynecology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Gina Coplon-Newfield, MD, is the senior organizing associate at Physicians for Human Rights and serves as coordinator of the US Campaign to Ban Landmines.

Martin T. Donohoe, MD, is medical director of the Portland Old Town Clinic and adjunct lecturer at Portland State University, Lake Oswego, Ore.

Ann M. Drobnik, MPH, is a member of the staff of the Law & Policy Project at the Mailman school of Public Health at Columbia University and was a founding member of Public Health Students for Reproductive Freedom (PHSRF).

Carola Eisenberg, MD, is a lecturer on social medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a co-founder of Physicians for Human Rights.

Lynn P. Freedman, JD, MPH, is an associate professor in the Department of Population and Family Health at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and director of the Law & Policy Project, Columbia University, New York City.

H. Kristian Heggenhougen, PhD, is an associate of the Center for International Health and Development (CIHD), Boston University School of Public Health; a lecturer in the Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; and an adjunct professor at the Center for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway.

Kari Hannibal, MD, is program manager, International and Language Programs, Office of Enrichment Programs, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Vincent Iacopino, MD, PhD, is director of research, Physicians for Human Rights. He is a specialist in internal medicine and was the principal organizer of the international effort to develop United Nations guidelines on effective documentation of torture and ill treatment (The Istanbul Protocol).

Peter J. Johnson is a graduate of Northwestern University and a member of the Class of 2007 at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.

Karin Kalkstein, MD, is a family physician at Jamaica Hospital Department of Family Medicine, affiliated with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where she coordinates the women 's health curriculum. She is a member of the Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Network, and her interests include immigrant/refugee health care and reproductive health access.

Jaro Kotalik, MD, MA, FRCPC, is clinical professor in the Department of Medicine, McMaster University, and director of the Centre for Health Care Ethics, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

Daryl Matthews, MD, is professor of psychiatry and director of the Forensic Psychiatry Program at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii.

Timothy F. Murphy, PhD, is professor of philosophy in the biomedical sciences in the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.

Nalaini Sriskandarajah, MD, is affiliated with Physicians for Human Rights. She is a psychiatrist practicing in New York State.

Sai Sriskandarajah, JD, is a lawyer in the firm of Clifford Chance US, LLP, in New York City.

Staff contributors

Leah Eisenberg
Shane K. Green, PhD
Susanna J. Smith
Meme Wang, MPH
Alan Wells, PhD


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