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(p. ix) Biographical Sketches

(p. ix) Biographical Sketches

Armand H. Matheny Antommaria earned his MD from Washington University School of Medicine and his PhD in religious ethics from the University of Chicago Divinity School. He is currently the Director of the Ethics Center and the Lee Ault Carter Chair of Pediatric Ethics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He has served as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Bioethics and is lead author of its policy on conscientious objection.

Margaret Pabst Battin, MFA, PhD, Distinguished Professor of philosophy and medical ethics at the University of Utah, has authored, coauthored, edited, or coedited some 20 books, including Drugs and Justice and The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease; two collections on end-of-life issues, The Least Worst Death and Ending Life; and a comprehensive sourcebook, The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources. She is currently working on the large-scale reproductive problems of the globe.

Jeffrey R. Botkin is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and an Adjunct Professor of Human Genetics. He is Chief of the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities and serves as the Associate Vice President for Research Integrity. Dr. Botkin is currently Chair of the DHHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections and a former Chair of the Committee on Bioethics for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

I. Glenn Cohen is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy and Biotechnology. He is the author of over 80 articles and book chapters and the author, editor, or coeditor of seven books.

Adam Cureton is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tennessee, having done his graduate work at Oxford and UNC Chapel Hill. He specializes in ethics, Kant, and disability. He is legally blind and is the founding president of the Society for Philosophy and Disability.

Judith Daar is a Professor at Whittier Law School and a Clinical Professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. She serves as a member of the UCI Medical Center Ethics Committee and is currently the Vice-Chair of the ABA Real Property, Trusts & Estates Bioethics Committee. She is the author of over 100 publications that focus on assisted reproductive technologies, including the forthcoming book, The New Eugenics (Yale University Press, 2017). (p. x)

David DeGrazia is Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, and Professor in the Department of Philosophy, George Washington University. His seven books include Creation Ethics: Reproduction, Genetics, and Quality of Life (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Donna Dickenson is Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities at the University of London and Research Associate at the University of Oxford. In 2006 she became the first woman to win the International Spinoza Lens Award for contribution to public debate on ethics. Her books on commodification of the body include Property in the Body: Feminist Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2007, second edition, 2017) and Body Shopping: Converting Body Parts to Profit (Oneworld, 2009).

Leslie Francis is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Distinguished Alfred C. Emery Professor of Law at the University of Utah. She served as the President of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association in 2015–2016. Her interests include privacy and disability rights, and she is currently completing Privacy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with John G. Francis, forthcoming from Oxford).

Sara Goering is Associate Professor of Philosophy, member of the Program on Values, and faculty for the Disability Studies Program at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her interests include medical ethics, philosophy of disability, and feminist philosophy. She leads the ethics thrust for the NSF-funded UW Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering.

Imogen Goold is Associate Professor in Law at the University of Oxford. She studied Law and Modern History at the University of Tasmania, receiving her PhD in 2005. She also received an MA in Bioethics from the University of Monash in the same year. She has previously held positions at the Centre for Law and Genetics, Tasmania and the Australian Law Reform Commission. Her research interests include reproductive medicine and the regulation of human biomaterials.

Christopher Gyngell is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow with the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. His research interests lie primarily in bioethics, moral theory, and the philosophy of health and disease. He is currently working on a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship funded project titled “Selecting, Creating and Modifying Embryos,” which will investigate the ethical and legal implications of new reproductive technologies, such as the gene-editing technique CRISPR.

Don Hubin is Professor Emeritus in the Philosophy Department at The Ohio State University and Founding Director of the Center for Ethics and Human Values. Don received his BA in philosophy from the University of California at Davis and his MA and PhD from the University of Arizona. He specializes in ethics, philosophy of law, and political philosophy.

Adam Kadlac is Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University. He works broadly in ethics and political philosophy and has published papers in (p. xi) American Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Social Theory and Practice, Public Affairs Quarterly, and the Southern Journal of Philosophy.

Guy Kahane is Deputy Director of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. He is also Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, and Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Pembroke College, Oxford.

Hilde Lindemann is Professor of Philosophy and Associate in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences at Michigan State University, with ongoing research interests, including feminist bioethics and the social construction of persons and identities. Her books include Holding and Letting Go: The Social Practice of Personal Identities and Damaged Identities, Narrative Repair. She is a Fellow of the Hastings Center and past president of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.

Janet Malek is an Associate Professor in the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. She received her doctorate in philosophy from Rice University in 2004. Dr. Malek serves as an ethics consultant for the Houston Methodist Hospital System and teaches ethics and professionalism for Baylor medical students and residents. Her research focuses on ethics in pediatrics and obstetrics, particularly on issues at the intersection of genetic and reproductive technologies.

Lorna A. Marshall is a practicing reproductive endocrinologist and Director of the Center for Collaborative Reproduction at Pacific NW Fertility & IVF Specialists in Seattle. She is clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at University of Washington School of Medicine and has served on the ethics committees of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Sheelagh McGuinness is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Bristol. She is interested in the fields of health law, law and reproduction, and law and gender. She has published across these areas in law, ethics, and health care journals. Sheelagh sits on the Research Ethics Committee of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, the Independent Ethics and Governance Council of UK Biobank, and the Medical Ethics Committee of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Diana Tietjens Meyers is Professor Emerita of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. Her new monograph, Victims’ Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights, is now available. Her most recent edited collection is Poverty, Agency, and Human Rights. She currently works in three main areas of philosophy: philosophy of action, feminist ethics and aesthetics, and human rights.

Kimberly M. Mutcherson is a Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey, where she teaches courses in family law, bioethics, and health law policy. Her scholarly work focuses on law, families, and bioethics with a particular interest in assisted reproduction. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia Law School. (p. xii)

David Orentlicher is a Professor of Law and Medicine at Indiana University. He earned his MD and JD degrees at Harvard, and he has taught as a visiting or adjunct professor at Princeton, University of Chicago, and Northwestern. Orentlicher is author of Matters of Life and Death (Princeton) and coauthor of Health Care Law and Ethics (Wolters Kluwer). In Two Presidents Are Better Than One (NYU), he draws on his experiences as a state representative.

Amy Cabrera Rasmussen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at California State University, Long Beach. Her research uses interpretive methods to analyze the construction of meaning in public policy discourse and practice. Substantively, her research focuses on various aspects of public policy, including reproductive and sexual health, health disparities, and environmental health.

Rosamond Rhodes, PhD, is Professor of Medical Education and Director of Bioethics Education at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Professor of Philosophy at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and Professor of Bioethics and Associate Director of the Clarkson-Mount Sinai Bioethics Program. She writes on a broad array of issues in bioethics and has published more than 200 papers and chapters. She is coeditor of The Human Microbiome: Ethical, Legal and Social Concerns (Oxford University Press, 2013), The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (Blackwell, 2007), Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care (Oxford University Press, first edition, 2002; second edition, 2012), and Physician Assisted Suicide: Expanding the Debate (Routledge, 1998).

Norvin Richards is Professor Emeritus at the University of Alabama. His published work includes “Life or Death Decisions in the NICU,” The Journal of Perinatology, April, 2006, The Ethics of Parenthood (Oxford, 2010) and “Parental Love,” in The Philosophy of Love, ed. Christopher Grau and Aaron Smutts (Oxford, forthcoming.)

Julian Savulescu is the Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, the Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, and the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics. He edits the Journal of Medical Ethics and the Journal of Practical Ethics. He is the Sir Louis Matheson Distinguished Visiting Professor at Monash University. He received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bucharest in 2014.

Michael J. Selgelid is Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Centre for Human Bioethics, and the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Bioethics therein, at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Bioethics and serves on the Ethics Review Board of Médecins Sans Frontières. His main research focus is public health ethics—with emphasis on ethical issues associated with infectious disease and biotechnology. He edits a book series in Public Health Ethics Analysis for Springer and a book series in Practical Ethics and Public Policy for ANU Press. He is coeditor of Monash Bioethics Review and an associate editor of Journal of Medical Ethics. Michael earned a BS in biomedical engineering from Duke University and a PhD in philosophy from the University of California, San Diego. (p. xiii)

Anita Silvers is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at San Francisco State University. She has been writing bioethics that is inclusive of disability perspectives for a quarter century. Silvers has been awarded the American Philosophical Association Quinn Prize for service to philosophy and philosophers and the Phi Beta Kappa Society Lebowitz Prize for excellence in philosophical thought. She is a longtime community representative on the San Francisco General Hospital Ethics Committee.

Bonnie Steinbock is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University at Albany/SUNY and professor of bioethics at Clarkson University. A Fellow of the Hastings Center, she is the author of Life Before Birth: The Moral and Legal Status of Embryos and Fetuses, 2nd edition (Oxford, 2011), 70 articles, and the editor or coeditor of several books, including the Oxford Handbook of Bioethics (Oxford, 2009) and Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, 8th edition (McGraw-Hill, 2012).

David Wasserman is on the faculty of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. He works primarily on ethical issues in reproduction, disability, genetics, and neuroscience. He is coauthor of the recent Debating Procreation (with David Benatar) and coeditor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Disability (with Adam Cureton).

Heather Widdows is Professor of Global Ethics in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham. She is the author of Global Ethics and The Connected Self and has coedited, with Herjeet Marway, Women and Violence, with Darrel Moellendorf, The Routledge Handbook of Global Ethics, with Nicola Smith, Global Social Justice, with Caroline Mullen, The Governance of Genetic Information, and with Itziar Alkorta Idiakez and Aitziber Emaldi Cirión, Women’s Reproductive Rights. (p. xiv)