biomedical careers. Her recent publications focus on health issues for women from ethnically diverse and rural backgrounds, with an emphasis on Asian-Pacific Islanders. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine.
CAROLYNE K. DAVIS, R.N., Ph.D., is a national and international health care adviser to Ernst & Young. She received a B.S. in nursing from the Johns Hopkins University, and an M.S. in nursing and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Syracuse University. She has been Chair of the baccalaureate nursing program at Syracuse University and held many positions at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, including Dean of the School of Nursing, Professor of both nursing and education, and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. Following this, she became the fourth Administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration and held that position from 1981 to 1985. As Administrator, Dr. Davis oversaw the functions of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, which finance health care services for 54 million poor, elderly, and disabled Americans. She is a member of the editorial board of the journal Nursing Economics and has more than 100 publications on a wide variety of issues concerning the health care system. Dr. Davis has received many honorary degrees and alumna awards, is on the board of directors or is a member of the board of several corporations, and is a member of the Institute of Medicine.
WILLIAM H.J. HAFFNER, M.D., Captain, U.S. Public Health Service (PHS), has been Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences since September 1992. He began his PHS career with the Navajo Area Indian Health Service in 1971, where he served as Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology until 1980 and then as the Obstetrics and Gynecology Consultant for the entire Indian Health Service from 1980 through 1994. Upon his transfer to the National Capital Area in 1981, he has served the Indian Health Service in a variety of consultative roles, and he was appointed the Chief Medical Officer of the PHS for two terms from 1990 through 1994. Dr. Haffner maintains an active clinical practice in obstetrics and gynecology at the National Naval Medical Center and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Haffner is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, including 2 years as Chief of Residents. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
GLEN E. HAYDON, M.S., F.A.C.H.E., recently retired from the position of President of Mercy International Health Services. Mercy International is sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and is organized to provide leadership and other training for hospital and clinic personnel and counsel to individual hospital, ministry of health, and other governmental leaders. Prior to serving in this position Mr. Haydon had served in various senior hospital