mental health patients, and serves as an adviser to the American Psychiatric Association’s Council on Psychiatry and Law. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and serves on the Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health. Professor Bonnie has served as chair of the IOM Committee on Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research and Committee on Injury Prevention and Control, and as a member of the Committee on Prevention of Nicotine Dependence in Children and Adolescents. He is currently a member of the NRC Committee on Data and Research for Policy on Illegal Drugs.
Kathleen R.Stratton, Ph.D. (senior program officer), received a B.A. in natural sciences from Johns Hopkins University. She received her Ph.D. in neurotoxicology from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. After completing postdoctoral fellowships in neuropharmacology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and in neurophysiology of second-messenger systems at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, she joined the IOM staff in 1990. Dr. Stratton has worked in the IOM Divisions of Health Sciences Policy, Biobehavioral Medicine and Mental Disorders, and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, as well as the NRC Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. She has worked on projects in environmental risk assessment, neurotoxicology, the organization of research and service programs in the Public Health Service, vaccine safety, fetal alcohol syndrome, and vaccine development. She directed the Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention from 1997 until 1999.
Padma Shetty, M.D. (program officer), finished her B.A. in Psychology at Northwestern University and her M.D. at the Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1998. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine, she joined the IOM staff for the Committee to Assess the Science Base of Tobacco Harm Reduction in 1999.
Ann W.St. Claire is senior project assistant for the IOM Committee to Assess the Science Base for Tobacco Harm Reduction. Ms. St. Claire joined the IOM Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in 1999 and has worked on the IOM study, Reducing the Burden of Injury (1999). Ms. St. Claire graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1999 with a degree in politics and a certificate in the culture, health and science program.