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Bruce Jennings is Director of the Center for Humans and Nature (CHN) and Lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health. The Center for Humans and Nature is a private operating foundation with offices in New York City and Chicago. CHN works on conservation and environmental policy and ethics, public health, and environmental planning issues. He moved to CHN from The Hastings Center where he worked for twenty-five years, serving as Executive Vice President from 1991–1999. Currently his research and writing focus on philosophical, ethical, and policy questions that arise at the intersection of public health, the environmental/ecological sciences, and democratic theory and practice. He has directed several research projects on the care of the dying, health policy, chronic illness and long-term care, and ethical issues in human genetics. He is also active in the area of educational and curriculum development, having co-developed three major curricula: The Decisions Near the End-of-Life Program (Education Development Center, 1989–96); New Choices, New Responsibilities: Ethical Issues in the Life Sciences (The Hastings Center, 1990–1996) and Ethics and Public Health: Model Curriculum (Association of Schools of Public Health, 2003). He has authored many books and articles and is currently working on a book tentatively titled Minding: An Essay on Dementia, Caring, and the Human Good. He is a member of the “Disability and Bioethics” and “Public Health Ethics” study groups of the Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics.