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., is associate professor of health economics and deputy director of the Center for Health Disparities Solutions in the department of health policy and management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University. He is an internationally known expert in health care disparities, access to care for vulnerable populations, and safety net hospitals. His goal is to identify and understand barriers to care for vulnerable populations; to develop and promote policies and practices that improve access to care for the poor, minorities, and other vulnerable populations; and to eliminate race, ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic disparities in health and health care. His research has been supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities; the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; the National Institute on Aging; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; the Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau; the Commonwealth Fund; the Kaiser Family Foundation; and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Dr. Gaskin has published in the leading health services research journals, including Health Services Research (HSR), Health Affairs, Medical Care Research and Review, Medical Care, and Inquiry. Currently, he serves on the editorial boards of HSR and Medical Care Research and Review. In