About the Author
PETER J. FOS is dean and professor of the College of Health at the University of Southern Mississippi. Previously he was assistant dean and member of the faculty of the Department of Health Services, Tulane University Health Science Center, School of Public Health, New Orleans, where he remains an adjunct professor.
DAVID J. FINE is chief executive officer of the St. Luke's Episcopal Health System in Houston, Texas, and former chief executive officer of the University of Alabama (Birmingham) Health Systems. He is concurrently professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, professor of public health at the University of Texas Health Science Center, and professor of the Practice of Management at Rice University.