the School of Public Health. Dr. Fineberg also has served as President of the Society for Medical Decision Making and consultant to the World Health Organization. His research has included assessment of medical technology, evaluation of vaccines, and dissemination of medical innovations. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books and articles on subjects ranging from AIDS prevention to medical education. Dr. Fineberg holds four degrees from Harvard, including an M.D. and a Ph.D. in public policy.

Myron Harrison, M.D., M.P.H., is the Senior Health Adviser for ExxonMobil and a member of its corporate Safety, Health and Environment staff. Previously he served as the Medical Director of Exxon’s U.S. Medicine and Occupational Health Department. Before specializing in the field of occupational medicine, he practiced emergency medicine for 10 years. Dr. Harrison earned a master of public health degree at Columbia University and is a Past President of the Texas College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas School of Public Health, where he teaches “Ethical Dilemmas in Occupational Medicine.”

Joshua M. Hauser, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in Medicine and Palliative Care; Director of the Education Section and Assistant Director of the Buehler Center on Aging, Health & Society; and Director of the Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care Project at Northwestern University. He graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in social studies and from the University of Cambridge with an M.Phil. in philosophy and received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. After graduation from medical school, Dr. Hauser completed his residency in primary care internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 1998 and completed the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and a fellowship in clinical medical ethics at the University of Chicago in 2001. At Harvard, the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northwestern University, he has helped to develop successful courses in end-of-life care, medical humanism, and research ethics. His research and educational interests are in understanding the experiences of family caregivers in palliative care, developing novel teaching innovations, and evaluating professionalism. He currently chairs the professionalism competency committee at Northwestern. Clinically, he practices in the Palliative Care and Home Hospice Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. In professional organizations for palliative care phy-

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