About the Author
Arthur Caplan is the Director of the Center for Bioethics and Trustee Professor of Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published numerous books including When Medicine Went Mad (1992). He is a frequent commentator in the media including National Public Radio, Nightline, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and Time Magazine. He has written more than 350 articles and reviews in professional journals on philosophy, medicine, health policy and the biological sciences. He's currently involved in consulting and policy for various committees including the Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Syndrome, Clinton Health Care Task Force, Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, American Federation for AIDS Research and many more.