Committee on Research and Development Needs for Improved Civilian Medical Response to Chemical or Biological Terrorism Incidents.

William Weston is Professor of dermatology and pediatrics at University of Colorado School of Medicine and Chief of dermatology at The Children’s Hospital in Denver. Dr. Weston ended his 25 year tenure as Chair of the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s dermatology department in 2001. In addition, Dr. Weston received the University of Colorado’s Florence Rena Sabin Award in appreciation for national recognition as a medical educator and public health advocate. He serves as a reviewer for many medical journals including Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Pediatrics, and the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology. He is board certified in dermatology and pediatrics with research interests in cutaneous immunology and virology and pediatric dermatology. Dr. Weston received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Robert Woolson is Professor of biostatistics and epidemiology at the Medical University of South Carolina as well as Professor Emeritus of biostatistics at the University of Iowa. He has served as Professor of biostatistics and Associate Dean for research at the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health. Dr. Woolson has been as a member of the FDA Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee, the NIAID AIDS Data Safety and Monitoring Committee and is currently serving on a data safety and monitoring board for the Department of Veterans Affairs Cooperative Studies Program. He is a member of Delta Omega, the National Honorary Public Health Society and is a fellow in The Royal Statistical Society and of the American Statistical Association. Dr. Woolson’s research interest areas are as follows: analysis and design of longitudinal studies, statistical methods for categorical data, statistical methods in survival data analysis, psychiatric epidemiology/biometry, and clinical trials. He has been Associate Editor for Controlled Clinical Trials and is a member of the editorial board of Statistics in Medicine. Dr. Woolson received his doctorate from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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