Prof. Byron Good
Byron J. Good is Professor of Medical Anthropology and former Chair (2000-2006), Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University. Dr. Good is director of the International Mental Health Training Program. He co-directed the NIMH Training Program in Culture and Mental Health Services, which brought post-doctoral trainees in medical and psychiatric anthropology to Harvard for 24 years.
Prof. MaryJo Delvecchio Good
She is a comparative sociologist and medical anthropologist (Ph.D. in Sociology and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard ’77 ), is Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and has taught as well in the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology since 1983.
Prof. Dick Willems, MD
Dick Willems has practiced for 15 years as a general practitioner. He has been a professor of medical ethics at the Academic Medical Centre / University of Amsterdam (AMC) since 2003. He is the chair of the AMC’s care Ethics Committee and a member of both its Research Ethics Committee and its Biobanking Committee. He also chairs the Palliative Care Expertise Center & Regional Consortium at the AMC.
Prof Beth Rivin
Beth E Rivin, MD, MPH is a pediatrician who has worked in global health for over 35 years. During the last 18 years, she has been actively engaged in the academic and practice area of global health and justice. Her leadership roles include President of Uplift International, an NGO based in Seattle; Senior Global Health and Ethics Advisor at East West Management Institute; Advisory Board Member of the Centre for Ethics in Medicine and Society in Melbourne, Australia.
Prof. Paul Komesaroff
Paul Komesaroff is a practising physician and Professor of Medicine, and Executive Director of the international NGO Global Reconciliation. He has a PhD in philosophy and an international reputation in health care ethics, and has made a major impact on the field of clinical ethics in Australia. He is Director of the international ethics centre, the Centre for Ethics in Medicine and Society.
Prof Wen-Yu Hu, R.N, PhD
She is currently acting as Director of School of Nursing at National Taiwan University. With a background in Nursing, her works predominantly focus on palliative care. She's also an AUSN Visiting Professor of Clinical Research Nursing and Palliative Care as well as President of Taiwan Bioethics Association.