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- Dr. Joanne Lynn senior scientist at the RAND Corporation
- Dr. Matthew Kestenbaum medical director at Washington Home and Hospice
- Dr. Russell Portenoy chairman of the department of pain medicine and palliative care at Beth Israel Medical Center
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