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Eli Pariser

Pariser, Eli

Author of The Filter Bubble & former MoveOn.org Board President

Eli Pariser is the former executive director of MoveOn.org, which at five million members is one of the largest citizens' organizations in American politics, and now sits on the board.… more

Sally C. Pipes

Sally C. Pipes

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Research Institute

Sally C. Pipes is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Research Institute (PRI), a San Francisco-based think tank founded in 1979.  In November 2010, she was named the… more

Michael F. Cannon

Cannon, Michael F.

Cato Institute's Director of Health Policy Studies

Previously, Cannon served as a domestic policy analyst for the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee, advising Senate leadership on health care. His articles have been featured in the Los Angeles… more

Michael Rachlis

Rachlis, Michael

Physician and Health Policy Analyst

Michael has consulted to all ten Canadian provinces, the federal government, and two Royal Commissions. He has also been invited to address two US Congressional committees. He is an associate… more

Paul Krugman

Krugman, Paul

Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University, Centenary Professor at the London School of Economics, and an Op-Ed Columnist for the New York Times

Krugman is the author or editor of 20 books and more than 200 papers in professional journals and edited volumes, many of them on international trade and finance. He is… more

Dr. Art Kellermann

Dr. Art Kellermann

Chair in Policy Analysis, RAND Health

Art Kellermann holds the Paul O'Neill Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis at the RAND Corporation. Before joining RAND, he was a Professor of emergency medicine and public health and Associate… more

David Rothman

Rothman, David

Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and Director of the Center on Medicine as a Profession at Columbia

Rothman trained as a social historian, he has written widely on medicine. His subjects include the history of caretaker institutions, the implications of the rise of bioethics and law for… more

Francis L. Delmonico

Delmonico, Francis L.

M.D., Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Director of Medical Affairs of The Transplantation Society (TTS)

Delmonico works closely with the World Health Organization, where he has been appointed as an advisor on organ transplantation. In addition, he is the medical director of the New England… more

James F. Childress

Childress, James F.

Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics at the University of Virginia

Childress directs the Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life. He is the author of numerous articles and several books in bioethics, including, with Tom L. Beauchamp, Principles of Biomedical… more

Sally Satel

Satel, Sally

M.D., Resident Scholar at AEI and a Psychiatrist at the Oasis Clinic in Washington, D.C.

Satel was an assistant professor of psychiatry at Yale University from 1988 to 1993. She has written widely in academic journals on topics in psychiatry and is the author of… more