In a meeting held June 28, 2006, ACSH selected a new, expanded Board of Trustees. "We are delighted to have such an illustrious group of scientists, physicians, attorneys, and policy makers assume the governance of ACSH," said ACSH founder and president -- and trustee -- Dr. Elizabeth Whelan.
New members of the Board of Trustees -- many of them longtime associates of or advisors to ACSH -- are in bold below.
MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF
THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND HEALTH
FREDERICK ANDERSON, ESQ.
McKenna Long & Aldridge
NIGEL M. BARK, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Director of Schizophrenia Research Unit, Bronx Psychiatric Center
ELISSA P. BENEDEK, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical Center
(Past President, American Psychiatric Association)
NORMAN E. BORLAUG, Ph.D.
Nobel Peace Prize Recipient, 1970
Distinguished Professor of International Agriculture, Texas A&M University
Special Consultant, (Former Director) International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
MICHAEL B. BRACKEN, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Professor of Neurology, Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine
JAMES E. ENSTROM, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Research Professor, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles
JACK FISHER, M.D.
Plastic Surgery Research Foundation
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, University of California, San Diego
HON. BRUCE S. GELB
New York, NY
DONALD A. HENDERSON, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Public Health and Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Resident Fellow, Center for Biosecurity, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
THOMAS CAMPBELL JACKSON, M.P.H.
Pamela B. Jackson and Thomas C. Jackson Charitable Fund
ELIZABETH McCAUGHEY, Ph.D.
Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths
(Former Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York)
HENRY I. MILLER, M.D.
Research Fellow, Hoover Institution-Stanford University
RODNEY W. NICHOLS
Consultant on Science & Technology Policy
(Past President & CEO, NY Academy of Sciences)
(Past Executive Vice President, The Rockefeller University)
KENNETH M. PRAGER, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Director, Clinical Ethics, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center
KATHERINE L. RHYNE, ESQ.
Partner, Tort and Environmental Litigation Practice, King & Spalding LLP, Washington DC
LEE M. SILVER, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Biology and Public Affairs, Princeton University
THOMAS P. STOSSEL, M.D.
American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor, Harvard Medical School,
Co-Director, Hematology Division, Brigham & Women s Hospital