management. He also serves as associate physician diplomate at the UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies, a health care consultant, and has a practice in internal medicine and endocrinology. Dr. Aubry also served as a medical consultant for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association until 2002. In that capacity he represented their system in a number of national roles related to health and disease management, technology assessment and coverage decision making, research initiatives, performance measurement, CPT coding, and quality of care. Dr. Aubry is a member of the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee and also served on the IOM Committee on Technologies for Early Detection of Breast Cancer and as a member of the IOM Clinical Research Roundtable. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the California Medical Association, and the Academy for Health Services Research and Health Policy, among others. Dr. Aubry has published in a wide variety of periodicals on subjects ranging from managed care to balancing science, economics, and policy. He earned his B.S. in biological sciences from Stanford University and his M.D. degree from the University of California Los Angeles.
RICHARD CHAMPLIN is chairman, professor of medicine, Department of Blood and Marrow Transplantation Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, and associate head, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Champlin is the 2004 winner of the Thomas Lecture Award of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He is president of the Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant Registry and a member of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the American Society of Hematology, and the International Society for Cell Therapy. Dr. Champlin has published more than 300 articles in peer-reviewed journals and edited or written 9 books. He serves as an editor of Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, a regional editor of Cytotherapy, and an associate editor of Experimental Hematology. Dr. Champlin earned his B.S. in engineering sciences from Purdue University and his M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
JAMES F. CHILDRESS is the John Allen Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics and professor of medical education at the University of Virginia, where he teaches in the Department of Religious Studies and directs the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life. He served as chair of the Department of Religious Studies, 1972–1975 and 1986–1994, as principal of UVA’s Monroe Hill College from 1988 to 1991, and as codirector of the Virginia Health Policy Center 1991–1999. In 1990 he was named Professor of the Year in the state of Virginia by the Council for the Advancement and