Ginny Biggar is Executive Director of Patient – Caregiver and Faith Initiatives at UsAgainst Alzheimers. Ginny joined UsAgainstAlzheimer’s in 2012 to curate personal Alzheimer’s stories sent to UsA2 by advocates experiencing the disease. 

Nilsa Centeno is the mother of the late Miguel Carrasquillo, a 35-year-old former chef in Chicago and New York who died in his native Puerto Rico of brain cancer in June 2016. 

Dr. Corbett is the Medical Director of the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home with Hospice and Palliative CareCenter in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he also serves on the Quality and Compliance Committee. 

Dr. Etzioni is one of the most highly regarded public intellectuals. He authored 24 books including The Spirit of Community. He was professor of sociology at Columbia University for 20 years and taught at Harvard and Berkeley.

David Greenberg, Ph.D., has over 40 years of experience in providing leadership and innovation for nonprofit organizations. Before he retired in 2016, David was the Executive Director of Growing Gardens, an organization that teaches children and families how to become more self-reliant by growing their own food.

Dr. Rob Horowitz is the Georgia and Thomas Gosnell Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Hospice & Palliative Care Medicine. 

Paul T. Menzel, PhD, is Professor of Philosophy emeritus at Pacific Lutheran University. He has published widely for decades on moral questions in health economics and health policy. 

John C. Moskop, PhD, is Wallace and Mona Wu chair in biomedical ethics and professor of internal medicine at the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. 

Thaddeus Pope, Ph.D, JD is a law professor and bioethicist using the law to both improve medical decision making and to protect patient rights at the end of life.

Timothy E. Quill, M.D. is the Georgia and Thomas Gosnell Distinguished Professor of Palliative Care, and Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Medical Humanities and Nursing at the University of Rochester School of Medicine (URMC). 

Jerri is co-founder and president of JBS International, Inc., a consulting firm that works to strengthen health care, social service, and education systems in the United States and internationally. 

Shirley Tabb is a preeminent Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and advocate who has helped over 1000 people in the District of Columbia access community resources and home health services under the Home and Community Based Medicaid Waiver for the Elderly and Disabled. 

Donald L. Zimmerman, Ph.D. is a Professor of Healthcare Management at the University of New Orleans (UNO).