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Dr. Gerald Winslow - Committee Member

Gerald Winslow is Vice President for Mission and Culture for Loma Linda University Health.    He is the founding Director of the Institute for Health Policy and Leadership. He is also a Professor of Ethics at Loma Linda University, specializing in biomedical ethics.


He received his undergraduate education at Walla Walla University and his Masters's degree at Andrews University.  He earned his doctorate from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.  He has also been a visiting scholar at Cambridge University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Tübingen.  For over forty years, he has specialized in teaching and writing about ethics, especially biomedical ethics.  His books include Triage and Justice published by the University of California Press and Facing Limits (edited with James Walters) from Westview Press.  He has published over one hundred scholarly articles and book chapters. His articles have appeared in academic journals such as the Western Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Pediatrics, the Hastings Center Report, the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, and General Dentistry.  He has presented lectures and seminars at universities and for professional groups throughout North America and in Australia, Europe, Russia, Africa, and Asia. He is a member of the California Technology Assessment Forum, a public forum for the evaluation of new health care technologies, and a core program of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review.  He has served as a consultant in biomedical ethics for major health care systems and for research conducted by pharmaceutical companies.  His latest academic and professional interest is the relation of theories of social justice to the development of health policy, especially the allocation of health resources. 


Professor Winslow is married to Dr. Betty Wehtje Winslow, who teaches community health nursing at Loma Linda University.  The Winslows have two daughters, Lisa who is a computer software engineer and Angela who is an occupational therapist.

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