AMA Journal of Ethics. June 2016, Volume 18, Number 6: 656-658.
About the Contributors
Theme issue: Ethics and Mental Health
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Marguerite Reid Schneider is in her final year of the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Cincinnati. Her dissertation research focuses on executive function in adolescents with and at risk for bipolar disorder. She will join the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program as a research track resident this summer.
Julie M. Aultman, PhD, is a professor of family and community medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio, where she directs and teaches in the bioethics programs. She holds a doctorate in philosophy with a concentration in health care ethics and a specialization in cognitive science from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in bioethics from Case Western Reserve University. Her research interests extend to psychiatric ethics, health care justice, international studies in health care systems and community-based rehabilitation programs, and moral and professional development in medical education.
Kathryn Baker, MD, is a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She is also the director of the University of Michigan Medical Student Mental Health and House Officer Mental Health programs.
Monica E. Calkins, PhD, is an associate professor of psychology and the director of clinical research assessment in the Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry Section, at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Danielle Hahn Chaet, MSB, is a research associate for the American Medical Association Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs in Chicago. Her work involves researching, developing, and disseminating ethics policy and analyzing current issues and opinions in bioethics. She obtained her master of science degree in bioethics, with a focus on clinical policy and clinical ethics consultation, from the joint program of Union Graduate College and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Cheryl M. Corcoran, MD, is on the research faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Corcoran founded the Center of Prevention and Evaluation at NYSPI, a setting for a longitudinal cohort study of youths at clinical high risk for psychosis. She has authored more than 50 manuscripts on the schizophrenia prodrome encompassing natural language and sensory processing, social cognition, imaging and EEG studies, the relevance of cannabis and stress exposures, nosology, and stigma.
Katrina Furey, MD, is a second-year resident in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.
Constance E. George, MD, MA, is a general adult psychiatrist who practices in Austin, Texas. She works in a small group clinic and is also active in the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians Council on Ethics.
Richard L. Gibson, MD, MPH, is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and a clinical investigator at the New Orleans Center for Clinical Research. He is board certified in internal medicine, nephrology, and psychiatry.
Andrea L. Kalfoglou, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County in Baltimore. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and received her doctorate from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. She conducts empirical research and also writes about reproductive ethics; her current projects explore the barriers to and facilitators of mental health care for pregnant women and the integration of pre-conception counseling into primary care.
Annette Mendola, PhD, is the director of clinical ethics and an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Her research interests include clinical ethics, mental health ethics, and ethical issues with addiction.
James Sabin, MD, is a clinical professor in the departments of population medicine and psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and the director of the ethics program at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a not-for-profit health plan. His research interests include the ethics of health care resource allocation.
Srijan Sen, MD, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and in the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is the principal investigator of the Intern Health Study.
Dominic A. Sisti, PhD, is director of the Scattergood Program for Applied Ethics of Behavioral Health Care and an assistant professor of medical ethics and psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Mark Vonnegut, MD, runs a small pediatric practice in Quincy, Massachusetts; teaches at Harvard Medical School; and writes and speaks on mental health issues.
Kirsten Wilkins, MD, is an associate professor of psychiatry and the director of the psychiatry clerkship at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Wilkins is board certified in general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine.
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