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Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2002
industrial neurotoxicology and occupational neurology. Dr. Bleecker recently served on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants and has served on the IOM Committee on the Evaluation of the Department of Defense Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Protocol and the IOM Committee on the Persian Gulf Syndrome Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program. She also served as a member of the Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Third Biennial Update).
Paul F. Engstrom, MD, is senior vice president for population science, overseeing Fox Chase programs in behavioral research, human genetics, epidemiologic research, and cancer-prevention research. He is also medical director of the Fox Chase Network and the International Programs for Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Engstrom is a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers. He is a member of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Review Committee and the American Cancer Society Council for Extramural Grants. He is former chair of the board of scientific counselors for NCI's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control and former chair of NCI's committee on treatment strategies to cut cancer death rates in half by the year 2000. Dr. Engstrom is a member of the editorial board of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, Journal of Cancer Prevention and Journal of Clinical Oncology, and he is the author or coauthor of several texts and book chapters on cancer control and medical oncology.
Richard A. Fenske, PhD, is professor of environmental health in the Industrial Hygiene and Safety Program at the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine and is the director of the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center. Dr. Fenske's work has focused on the evaluation of environmental health risks in special populations. His specialties include health risks posed by pesticide exposures, development of new exposure-assessment methods, and investigation of the role of skin exposure of workers and children. Dr. Fenske serves on the editorial review boards of Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene and the Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health.
Thomas A. Gasiewicz, PhD, is professor and chairman of the Department of Environmental Medicine and deputy director of the Environmental Health Sciences Center at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He serves on the editorial board of Biochemical Pharmacology and the National Toxicology Program Board of Counselors and is the associate editor of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. He also is a peer reviewer for several other scientific journals, including Cancer Research, Molecular Pharmacology, Carcinogenesis, Science, Toxicological Sciences, and Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Dr. Gasie-