Kerry Bowman "is coordinator of the Improving End of Life Care Project at the Joint Centre for Bioethics and assistant professor of family and community medicine at the University of Toronto and a clinical ethicist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. With graduate degrees in bioethics, cultural psychiatry, and social work, Professor Bowman has published and lectured extensively on ethics in healthcare, mediation, end of life care, and cultural diversity as well as doing extensive consulting work in Germany, South Africa and The People's Republic of China and working on refugee health in the Sudan and Ethiopia. In addition to his work as a bioethicist, he is also an expert on primatology having spent many years in Africa researching and promoting conservation efforts to help save the gorilla and chimpanzee populations there. Founder of the Canadian Great Ape Alliance and serving on the Board of Directors of the Jane Goodall Foundation, Dr. Bowman has consulted to the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta on research exploring the link between the hunting of great apes and the transmission of retroviruses such as HIV. "