Pat Armstrong is a professor of sociology and women's studies at York University, and she holds a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Health Services. She is the author of "Exposing Privatization: Women and Health Care Reform in Canada." Hugh Armstrong is a professor at the School of Social Work and at the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University, and he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Council on Aging of Ottawa and on the Community Advisory Committee of the Ottawa Hospital. He is the coauthor, with Pat Armstrong, of "Heal Thyself: Managing Health Care Reform" and "Wasting Away: The Undermining of Canadian Health Care." They live in Toronto, Ontario.