Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD, Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Professor of Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia, where he is also director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics. Dr. Moreno received his bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University in 1973, with highest honors in philosophy and psychology. He was a University Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, receiving his doctorate in philosophy in 1977, and was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in cooperation with the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies. In 1998, he received an honorary doctorate from Hofstra. Dr. Moreno is a member of the Board on Health Sciences Policy of the Institute of Medicine and of the Council on Accreditation of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs. He is president-elect of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. He was a member of the National Human Research Protection Advisory Committee, a senior consultant for the former National Bioethics Advisory Commission, and has advised the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. During 1994-1995, he was senior policy and research analyst for the President’s Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments. He is also a bioethics adviser for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Genomics Collaborative, Inc., a faculty affiliate at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, and a Fellow of the Hastings Center and the New York Academy of Medicine. His book Undue Risk: Secret State Experiments on Humans was published by Routledge in 2001. Dr. Moreno has also published around 200 papers and book chapters and is a member of several editorial boards.
Clarice Weinberg, PhD, chief, Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and expert in biostatistics. Dr. Weinberg served on the IOM committee that produced the year 2000 National Academies report The Five Series Study: Mortality of Military Participants in U.S. Nuclear Weapons Tests. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and former editor of the American Journal of Epidemiology, and she serves on the editorial boards of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Perspectives.