Scientific and Ethical Issues (2004); Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government (2003); The Age of Expert Testimony: Science in the Courtroom (2002); Issues for Science and Engineering Researchers in the Digital Age (2001); and Observations on the President’s Fiscal Year 2000 Federal Science and Technology Budget (1999). Between October 1999 and October 2000, she divided her time between the Academies and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where she served as a senior policy analyst responsible for issues associated with a Presidential Review Directive on the government-university research partnership. Before joining the Academies, Dr. Mazza was a senior consultant with Resource Planning Corporation.
Craig Schultz has been with the National Academies’ Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP) since 1998. He has worked on several STEP projects on human resources, government-industry partnerships, research and development, and intellectual property rights. Prior to joining STEP, Mr. Schultz worked in the Office of the Vice President for Development at the University of Virginia. He holds a B.A., High Honors, from the University of Michigan and an M.A. from the University of Virginia.
Stacey Speer, B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee, joined the National Academies’ Science, Technology, and Law Program in September 2002 as the Christine Mirzayan Intern. Ms. Speer is now the senior program assistant of the Science, Technology, and Law Program. She is attending the George Washington University, pursuing a master’s of Forensic Science.
Patricia E. Santos, M.Ed., is the program associate with the Science, Technology, and Law (STL) Panel. Before joining STL in April 2005, she worked in the Board of Higher Education and Workforce Unit at the National Academies on National Institutes of Health training assessment studies. Prior to coming to the Academies, she taught middle school math and received the Maryland State Governor’s Award for Excellence in Math, Science, and Technology instruction.
Kathi E. Hanna, M.S., Ph.D., is a science and health policy consultant, writer, and editor specializing in biomedical research policy and bioethics. She served as Research Director and Senior Consultant to President Clinton’s National Bioethics Advisory Commission and as Senior Advisor to President Clinton’s Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses. More recently, she served as the lead author and editor of President Bush’s Task Force to Improve Health Care Delivery for Our Nation’s Veterans. In the 1980s and 1990s, Hanna was a senior analyst at the congressional Office of Technology Assessment, contributing to numerous science policy studies requested by congressional committees on science education, research funding, biotechnology, women’s health, human genetics, bioethics, and reproductive technologies. In the past decade, she has served