Protection. He spent nine years as an attorney-adviser to two commissioners at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington, D.C. Subsequently, he served as counsel to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives. Professor Adler came to the University of North Carolina in 1987. At the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, he teaches courses in business law, business ethics, regulation, and negotiation. Professor Adler is currently the coordinator of the business ethics course in the MBA program. His research interests include product safety, product liability, regulation, commercial law, medical malpractice, and ethics. He has also been involved in numerous consumer protection and education activities for many years. He has been elected twice to the board of directors of Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports magazine.

BYRON WM. BROWN, Jr., is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. He served as head of the graduate program in biostatistics in the Minnesota School of Public Health from 1965 to 1968, leaving to join the Stanford University faculty. There he has headed the Division of Biostatistics and, since 1988, has chaired the Department of Health Research and Policy. He is a past president of the Society for Clinical Trials and also of the Western North American Region of the International Biometrics Society. He is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and the Institute of Medicine, and has served on various committees of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. His interests are in the statistical aspects and methodology of quality control and biological assay, clinical trials, and health outcomes research.

JENNIFER DUNN BUCHOLTZ, R.N., M.S., O.C.N., is a clinical nurse specialist in the Division of Radiation Oncology at the Johns Hopkins Oncology Center in Baltimore, Maryland. She is also an adjunct faculty member of the University of Delaware, Department of Advanced Nursing Science, and associate faculty member, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Ms. Bucholtz has been an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society and is former associate editor of both the Oncology Nursing Forum and ONS Scan in Oncology Nursing. She has authored numerous book chapters and articles on radiation therapy nursing and radiation safety for nurses, and is a frequent national lecturer on various oncology nursing topics. She earned her B.S. from Wayne State University College of Nursing and her M.S. from Boston University School of Nursing.

TIMOTHY J. CONLAN, Ph.D., is associate professor of government and politics at George Mason University, where he teaches courses on policymaking and intergovernmental relations. Prior to this, he served as assistant staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations and as a senior



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