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Appendix S
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON COMMITTEE MEMBERS

SAMUEL L.KATZ is the Wilburt C.Davison Professor of Pediatrics and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Duke University, a position he has held since 1968. His research has focused on human virology, infectious diseases, and immunization. He has served on a variety of scientific advisory boards, committees and consultative groups, and editorial boards relating to problems in infectious diseases and immunization. He received his M.D. degree from Harvard University and his B.A. degree from Dartmouth College.


JOHN (A.J.) BEALE has been director of research for Wellcome Biotechnology Limited in the United Kingdom since the formation of that company in 1982. Before that he was director of biological products at The Wellcome Foundation Limited for ten years. He studied medicine at Guy’s Hospital and specialized in infectious disease and microbiology. He spent two years in the mid-fifties as a research fellow in virology at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.


MARSHALL H.BECKER is professor and chairman in the Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, and professor in the Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. From 1974 to 1977 he was associate professor in the departments of Pediatrics, Behavioral Sciences, and Social Relations at Johns Hopkins University. He has published extensively on such topics as beliefs and attitudes as determinants of individuals’ health-related behaviors, patient compliance with prescribed regimens, diffusion of innovations among health professionals, drug-prescribing patterns, and different approaches to organizing the delivery of medical care. He is a medical sociologist and holds M.P.H. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan.


JAMES CHIN is chief of the Infectious Disease Section of the California Department of Health Services. His specialization in the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases began with the Hooper Foundation in San Francisco, and with the Institute for Medical Research in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Chin has served on many national committees related to infectious disease control, including the American Public Health Association Committee on Infectious



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