BREF is completely unbiased and objective; contributors have no vested interest in the technology we review. BREF’s information and research is free of market bias and has no vested or financial interest in any technology reviewed.

BREF is a not-for-profit foundation created in November 2003 to create independent information resources about the biomedical products in use today. BREF supports novel biomedical research that helps the advancement of medicine and strengthens the ties between financial communities and medical research.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors involvement is altruistic and voluntary. The start up funds have been provided to our non-profit foundation from private donors who find it important that doctors to be aware of appropriate uses of available technology. These individuals who put forward their time, effort and money into BREF all share in the mission of our foundation.

> Lawton Rob Burns Ph.D.
James Joo-Jin Kim Professor; Professor of Health Care Systems and Management
Chairperson, Health Care Systems Department; Director, Wharton Center for Health Management and Economics

> George Day, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Professor, Wharton School of Business

> Terry Fadem (BREF Board President)
University of Pennsylvania
Director, Office of Corporate Alliance

> Deborah Freund, PhD
Claremont Graduate University

> Bruce Moskowitz, M.D. (BREF Board Chair)
Private Practice

> Laurie Perlmutter

> Arthur Rubenstein, MBBCh
University of Pennsylvania

Executive Director
> Aaron Moskowitz