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ently serves as chair of the third U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. He is also an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Berg's research interests include clinical epidemiology, evidence-based medical practice, preventive medicine, and clinical practice guidelines.
Rosemary Casey, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College, and the Director and practicing physician of Lankenau Faculty Pediatrics. Dr. Casey is Board certified in Pediatrics, and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Ambulatory Pediatric Association. She also serves as editorial consultant on several journals, including Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Care, Clinical Pediatrics, and Journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association. Her interests include diagnostic problems and behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Casey received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School and completed her residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania.
Joshua Cohen, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Associate with the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis. Dr. Cohen received his Ph.D. in Decision Sciences from Harvard University. His research includes assessing population risk related to styrene production and use, developing a computer model to quantify the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy being introduced into the United States and contaminating the food supply. In addition, he is the project director for a comparative evaluation of alternative propulsion systems for heavy duty urban vehicles. He is the author of a case study conducted for U.S. EPA demonstrating the application of decision analytic techniques to the evaluation of alternative drinking water treatment technologies. His research focuses on the application of decision analytic techniques to environmental risk management problems, with a special emphasis on the proper characterization and analysis of uncertainty.
Vernice Davis-Anthony, M.P.H., R.N., is Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Community Health at St. John Health System in Detroit, Michigan, where she oversees system-wide management and development of community health policies and programs, strategic planning, marketing and public relations, and government relations. Ms. Davis-Anthony was the former Director of the Michigan Department of Public Health, where she achieved the lowest infant mortality rate in Michigan's history and reduced the teen pregnancy rate in that state. In addition, Ms. Davis-Anthony established the Michigan Task Force of Violence Reduction and Prevention and the Michigan Abstinence Partnership. She was also appointed to serve as a Governor of Wayne State University. She received her M.P.H. from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wayne State University.