tional health systems in the United States and Southeast Asia. His publications include work in the areas of risk assessment for intrainstitutional spread of tuberculosis, benefits of engineering controls and respiratory protection, and clearance of worker populations for use of respirators.
HENRY M.BLUMBERG, M.D., is Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. He also serves as Hospital Epidemiologist at Grady Memorial Hospital, which is a major teaching affiliate of Emory. Dr. Blumberg has been on the Emory faculty and at Grady Hospital for the past 8 years. He is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a recipient of a National Institutes of Health Tuberculosis Academic Award (1993–2001) and has played a central role in tuberculosis-related education at Emory University. He has published widely on the efficacy of tuberculosis infection control measures implemented at Grady Memorial Hospital, a 1,000-bed inner-city hospital which has cared for about 200 new tuberculosis patients per year over the past decade. He has also served as principal investigator for a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Tuberculosis Demonstration Project in Atlanta, the Atlanta TB Prevention Coalition, which involves collaboration among a variety of major groups including public health, academic, private, and community-based organizations involved in tuberculosis education, management, and control in Atlanta.
SCOTT BURRIS, J.D., is on the faculty of Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, where he has been since 1991. Formerly an attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, he has also served as law clerk to Judge (now Chief Judge) Dolores Sloviter of the Third Circuit United States Court of Appeals. He is a graduate of the Yale Law School. Professor Burris is the editor of AIDS Law Today: A New Guide for the Public (1993), and the author or co-author of articles on the law and public health including The Law and the Public’s Health: A Study of Infectious Disease Law in the United States, 99 Columbia L. Rev. 59 (1999). He serves on numerous advisory committees on matters relating to the intersection of public health and law.
ROBYN GERSHON, Dr.P.H., is Assistant Professor at the Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, in the Division of Sociomedical Sciences. She recently served as Associate Scientist in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. She has a doc-