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Advisory Committee to the Director

ACD Membership Roster


Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D.
Acting Director, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892

Lawrence Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Acting Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health
Director, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Bethesda, MD 20892


Nancy E. Adler, Ph.D.
Professor of Medical Psychology
Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94118

Mary Beckerle, Ph.D.
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

David Botstein, Ph.D.
Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., FAAN
Dean, School of Nursing
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 37240

Catherine D. De Angelis, M.D.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
Chicago, IL 60610

Karen A. Holbrook, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research & Innovation
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida 33612-9444

Ralph I. Horwitz, M.D.
Arthur Bloomfield Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-5110

Thomas J. Kelly, M.D.
Sloan-Kettering Institute
New York, NY 10021

Mary-Claire King, Ph.D.
American Cancer Society Professor
Department of Medicine and Genome Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Alexander R. Lerner
Chief Executive Officer
ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company
Illinois State Medical Insurance Services, Inc.
Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago, IL 60602

Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Washington, DC 20005

John C. Nelson, M.D., M.P.H.
Past President
American Medical Association
Chicago, IL 60610

Christine E. Seidman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Genetics
Department of Medicine and Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115

Barbara L. Wolfe, Ph.D.
Departments of Economics and Population Health Sciences
La Follette School of Public Affairs
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Madison, WI 53706-1393

Tadataka Yamada, M.D.
Global Health Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, WA 98102

Keith Yamamoto, Ph.D.           
Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94158

COPR Liaison to the ACD
Elizabeth Furlong, J.D., Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Professor
Center for Health Policy and Ethics
Creighton University
Omaha, NE 68104




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