safety outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. He is producing a strategic framework to guide future World Bank road safety initiatives and assisting in the preparation of road safety projects in Vietnam, China, and Argentina. Before taking up his current position, he was general manager of the Strategy Division at the Land Transport Safety Authority, New Zealand. He holds bachelor of arts and master of arts degrees in economics, both from Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand.


T. Bella Dinh-Zarr is national director of traffic safety policy at AAA. She previously worked for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Texas Transportation Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. Dr. Dinh-Zarr received a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish literature from Rice University and a master of public health and a doctorate in health policy from the University of Texas School of Public Health. She has trained at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile, and the Institute of Child Health, London, as part of the Cochrane Collaboration. She has published on the topics of tools to assist older drivers, safety belt policies, and interventions to reduce injuries from problem drinking. Dr. Dinh-Zarr serves on several Transportation Research Board committees, was an appointed member of the 2005 White House Conference on Aging Advisory Committee, and is a member of the American Public Health Association and the Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society.


J. Michael McGinnis joined IOM as senior scholar in 2005 to develop a program on evidence-based medicine and the expansion of clinical effectiveness studies. From 1999 to 2005 he served as senior vice president at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. From 1977 to 1995 he was assistant surgeon general and deputy assistant secretary for health (disease prevention and health promotion) through the Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton administrations. He is chair of the IOM Committee on Children’s Food Marketing. Dr. McGinnis’ international work includes service as chair of the World Bank–European Commission task force on postwar reconstruction of the health sector in Bosnia in 1995–1996. He is a member of IOM, a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, and a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. Other recognitions include the Wilbur Cohen Award, the Porter Prize, the National Health Leader of the Year Award, and the Distinguished Service Medal of the U.S. Public Health Service. Dr. McGinnis earned degrees in political science, medicine,



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