AMA Journal of Ethics. September 2015, Volume 17, Number 9: 882-883.
About the Contributors
Theme issue: Ethical Issues in Gynecological Oncology
Theme Issue Editor
W. Miller Johnstone III, MD, PhD, is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Buffalo in New York. He received his MD from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and his PhD in endocrinology and physiology from North Carolina State University.
Diane Anderson is the program administrator for the Registry for Research on Hormonal Transplacental Carcinogenesis at the University of Chicago. She is an active researcher in the National Cancer Institute-sponsored multi-institutional follow-up study of people exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero.
Allison Kerianne Crockett, MD, is a chief resident in the Brody School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. She plans to pursue a fellowship in gynecologic oncology and return to the eastern part of the state to care for the significantly underserved population there.
Jennifer Emberger, MD, MPH, is a third-year internal medicine/pediatrics resident at Vidant Medical Center/Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. She received her MD and MPH from the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She has strong interests in public and global health and plans to pursue a fellowship in infectious diseases.
Annekathryn Goodman, MD, is an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School in Boston and the director of the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program and a member of the Ethics Committee at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She is board certified in gynecologic oncology and acupuncture and has completed training in both pastoral and palliative care. Dr. Goodman is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the past president of the Obstetrical Society of Boston and of the New England Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.
Ann Henley, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the Department of English at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
Arthur L. Herbst, MD, is the Joseph B. DeLee Distinguished Service Professor emeritus at the University of Chicago and an active investigator in the National Cancer Institute-sponsored multi-institutional follow-up study of people exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
Tobin Klusty is pursuing a JD at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. In the summer of 2015, Tobin was the DePaul University Health Law Scholar at the American Medical Association. His research focuses on the intersection of health law and civil rights, and he also has an interest in public policy.
Shashikant B. Lele, MD, is clinical chief of gynecologic oncology and clinical chair of the Division of Surgical Subspecialties at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in New York.
Clint Parker, MD, PhD, is a teaching assistant professor in the Brody School of Medicine Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies at East Carolina University and a private practice nephrologist in Greenville, North Carolina. He received his PhD in philosophy from Rice University and his MD and training in internal medicine and nephrology from East Carolina University. His research interests include clinical ethics and moral philosophy.
Matthew Schlumbrecht, MD, MPH, is a gynecologic oncologist at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Arizona, and an adjunct assistant professor of gynecologic oncology and reproductive medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. His clinical care of patients with gynecologic malignancies is complemented by his ongoing research in education and survivorship.
J. Brian Szender, MD, MS, is a fellow in gynecologic oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, and a master of public health candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at the University of Buffalo.
Richard Weinmeyer, JD, MA, MPhil, is a senior research associate for the American Medical Association Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs in Chicago. Mr. Weinmeyer received his master’s degree in bioethics and his law degree with a concentration in health law and bioethics from the University of Minnesota, where he served as editor in chief for volume 31 of Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice. He obtained his first master’s degree in sociology from Cambridge University. Previously, Mr. Weinmeyer served as a project coordinator at the University of Minnesota Division of Epidemiology and Community Health. His research interests are in public health law, bioethics, and biomedical research regulation.
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