Dr. Brennan has published 19 peer-reviewed articles studying behaviors and health. She is the lead author on Promoting Healthy Equity: A Resource to Help Communities Address Social Determinants of Health (a publication of the CDC); a co-author on Tailoring Health Messages: Customizing Communication with Computer Technology; and a co-author on Local Government Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity (a publication of the IOM). She is president of the board for the Missouri Family Health Council.
Norman Daniels, Ph.D., is the Mary B. Saltonstall Professor and professor of ethics and population health in the department of global health and population at the Harvard School of Public Health. Formerly chair of the philosophy department at Tufts University, where he taught from 1969 to 2002, his most recent books include Just Health: Meeting Health Needs Fairly (2008); Setting Limits Fairly: Learning to Share Resources for Health, 2nd edition (2008); From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice (2000); and Is Inequality Bad for Our Health? (2000). His research is on justice and health policy, including priority setting in health systems, fairness and health systems reform, health inequalities, and intergenerational justice. He directs the ethics concentration of the health policy Ph.D., recently won the Everett Mendelsohn Award for mentoring graduate students, and teaches courses on ethics and health inequalities and justice and resource allocation.
Darrell J. Gaskin, Ph.D., researches primarily the determinants of access and quality of health services for minority, Medicaid, uninsured, chronically ill, and other vulnerable populations, disparities in health care, and the hospital safety net. He seeks to understand the role of segregation, market level, and other contextual factors on disparities in health and health services use.
Lawrence W. Green, M.P.H., Dr.P.H., is the co-director of the society, diversity, and disparities program at the UCSF. Before joing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a distinguished fellow/visiting scientist in 1999, Dr. Green was director of the Institute of Health Promotion Research in the faculty of graduate studies and professor of health care and epidemiology in the faculty of medicine at the University of British Columbia, where he also headed the division of preventive medicine and health promotion. Dr. Green received his degrees in public health at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. He worked as a health educator in local, state, and federal health agencies in California and for the Ford Foundation in Dhaka, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), and served as the first director of the U.S. Office of Health Information and Health Promotion. He has served on the public health faculties at UC Berkeley, Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University, University of Texas, University of British Columbia,