Arthur Isak Applbaum, PhD serves as chair of the Ethics Advisory Board. He is Professor of Ethics and Public Policy and Director of Graduate Fellowships in the Harvard University Center for Ethics and the Professions. Applbaum’s work on legitimate political authority, civil and official disobedience, and role morality has appeared in journals such as Philosophy & Public Affairs, Harvard Law Review, Ethics, and Legal Theory. He is the author of Ethics for Adversaries, a book about the morality of roles in public and professional life. Applbaum has written about the ethics of executioners and of butlers, and he has consulted to the government about the ethics of spies. He holds degrees from Princeton University and Harvard University. Applbaum was a Fulbright Scholar in Jerusalem, a Fellow in Ethics at Harvard, and a Rockefeller Fellow in Ethics and Public Affairs at Princeton University’s Center for Human Values. View Bio Page.

Robert D. Truog, M.D. is Director of Clinical Programs in the Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, and co-chair of the Ethics Advisory Committee at Children’s Hospital.  His interests focus on the ethical issues that arise in the practice of critical care medicine and anesthesiology, such as the withholding and withdrawing of life-sustaining treatments, the allocation of scarce resources, and the concept of brain death.  He has published in, among others, The New England Journal of Medicine and Anesthesiology.  Dr. Truog was a Faculty Fellow in Ethics in 1990-91 and a member of the Center’s Faculty Seminar in 2001-2002. View Bio Page.

Daniel Wikler, PhD is currently a Faculty Associate, 2002-Professor of Ethics and Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health Professor Wikler was formerly Senior Staff Ethicist for the World Health Organization and Professor of Medical Ethics and Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin.  His research and writing focus on distributive justice and the rationing of health care resources, the ethics of research involving human subjects, and ethical issues in public health.  His work has appeared in Bioethics; Philosophy & Public Affairs and Stanford Law and Policy Review.  He is co-author of From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice. View Bio Page.

Pat Illingworth, JD is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion and in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, as well as a lecturer in law at the Northeastern University School of Law. Professor Illingworth has expertise in both philosophy and law. She teaches courses in global justice, medical and business ethics, bioethics, and health policy and law. She has served on the Human Rights Committee of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and the Ethics Committee of the Mount Auburn Hospital, both affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Professor Illingworth has written two books, AIDS and the Good Society (Routledge 1991) and Trusting Medicine: The Ethics of Managed Care (under review). She has also published widely in scholarly journals on professional ethics, the ethics of managed care and other issues that overlap business and medical ethics. View Bio Page.

Terry Bard, DD is a Lecturer on Pastoral Counseling in the Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. View Bio Page.

Robin Fischer. Robin’s bio will be added soon.