Donald Kennedy (NAS/IOM), Ph.D. (biology), Harvard, is Bing Professor of Environmental Sciences and co-director, Center for Environmental Science and Policy, Institute for International Studies, Stanford University. He is President Emeritus of Stanford University. He also serves as Editor in Chief, Science. He served as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He was a member of the NAS planning committee that initiated the 1997 Academy Symposium on Science, Technology, and Law.
Richard A. Merrill (IOM), L.L.B., Columbia University School of Law, is the Daniel Caplin Professor of Law at the University of Virginia Law School. From 1975-1977 he served as Chief Counsel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He was Dean of the University of Virginia Law School from 1980 to 1988. Since 1991 he has been special counsel to Covington & Burling. He was a member of the NAS planning committee that initiated the 1997 Academy Symposium on Science, Technology, and Law.
Anne-Marie Mazza, Ph.D., Director. Dr. Mazza joined The National Academies in 1995. She has served as Senior Program Officer with both the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy and the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable. Between October 1999 and October 2000, she divided her time between the STL Program and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where she chaired an interagency working group on the government-university research partnership. She received a Ph.D. in Public Policy from The George Washington University.
Susie Bachtel, Staff Associate. Ms. Bachtel joined the National Academies in 1998. Previously she was Special Assistant to the Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, from 1993-1998, and before that was Executive Assistant to the Director of the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment from 1979-1993. She received a B.A. in Social Sciences from The Ohio State University.
Alan Anderson, Consultant Writer. Mr. Anderson has written National Academy reports on a variety of topics. He also writes for the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., and other clients. He has been a science writer for Time magazine and other publications, and holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University School of Journalism and a B.A. in English from Yale University.