Madison Powers is Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics. He is co-author, with Ruth Faden, of Social Justice: The Moral Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy. His current research centers on the application of political philosophy in issues arising in health and environmental policy. He is also author of the FEW Project, a web resource on the intertwined challenges of Food, Energy, and Water. With a background in both law and philosophy, Dr. Powers served as a member of the Privacy Working Group of the Clinton Health Care Task Force and was appointed by President George W. Bush as a member of the NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee.