She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and has been both nationally and internationally recognized for her contributions to health policies influencing health care delivery systems. She has a BS and a BSN from the University of Portland and an ScD from Johns Hopkins University.
ELAINE J. ALPERT has been on the faculty of the Boston University School of Public Health since 1984 and is currently an associate professor of public health and medicine and the assistant dean for student affairs. She has been active for several years in health professional education and community outreach in the area of family violence. She spearheaded the development of a model curriculum on family violence for the Boston University School of Medicine and has created a comprehensive postgraduate curriculum on domestic violence in collaboration with the Massachusetts Medical Society. She is also a faculty trainer for the Family Violence Prevention Fund. She serves on numerous state and national advisory panels concerned with the health professions’ response to family violence and has spoken extensively to physicians, other health professions groups, and community organizations about the role of health care professionals in responding to and preventing family violence and abuse. Alpert has an MD from the University of Michigan School of Medicine and an MPH from the Boston University School of Public Health.
JACQUELYN C. CAMPBELL is the associate dean of doctoral education programs and research and is jointly appointed to the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and the School of Hygiene and Public Health Center for Injury Control. Her overall research focus is on women’s physical, emotional, and behavioral responses to battering in intimate relationships, including marital rape, resultant homicide, abuse during pregnancy, and violence in adolescent relationships. She is also interested in cultural influences on intimate partner violence in Africa and Latin America as well as in local communities. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and served on its Board of International Health; she also served on the National Research Council’s Committee on Family Violence Intervention Evaluations. She is a member of the Department of Defense Task Force on Violence Against Women. She has provided consultation on intimate partner violence to the National Institute of Justice, the Ford and Robert Wood Johnson Foundations, the Milbank Fund, and the World Health Organization. Campbell has a BSN from the Duke University School of Nursing, an MSN from Wright State University, and a PhD from the University of Rochester School of Nursing.
MICHAEL I. COHEN has been chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center since 1980 and a member of the faculty there since 1967. A graduate of Columbia College, he has an MD from Columbia University, did his pediatric training at Babies Hospital in New York City, and held a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral