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Environmental Health Sciences Decision Making: Risk Management, Evidence, and Ethics - Workshop Summary
for Biomedical Research, the American Cancer Society, and the CDC Foundation. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and served as a member of the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States (1979–1984). He has received honorary degrees from 15 universities.
Mr. Rogers was awarded the Public Welfare Medal by the National Academy of Sciences in 1982; the Year 2000 Award from the National Cancer Institute in 1987; the 1991 Health Policy Award from the American Health Lawyers Association; the Founders Award from the National Coalition for Cancer Research in 1992; the 1993 Albert Lasker Award for Public Service; the 1994 APhA Hugo Schaefer Award; the 1994 AlliedSignal Achievement Award in Aging; the 1994 Distinguished Leadership Award from the University of Florida Health Sciences Center; the 1995 NOF Leadership Award; the 1996 Maxwell Finland Award; the 1997 American Cancer Society Distinguished Service Award; the National Community Pharmacists Association 1998 Distinguished American Award; and the 1999 IONA’s Outstanding Citizen award. He was also the first recipient (1999) of the Association of Academic Health Centers’ Paul G. Rogers Award. By an act of Congress, the main plaza at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was designated as the Paul G. Rogers Plaza and dedicated on June 12, 2001.
Mr. Rogers is a member of the Harvard School of Public Health Dean’s Council, the University of Chicago’s Council for the Division of the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine, Washington University’s National Council of the School of Medicine, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Medical Center Trustee Board. A graduate of the University of Florida in 1948, he is a member of the bars of Florida and the District of Columbia and is admitted to practice before the federal courts in several districts, federal courts of appeal, and the United States Supreme Court.
Lynn R. Goldman, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., a pediatrician and an epidemiologist, is a professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where her areas of focus are environmental health policy, public health practice, and children’s environmental health. Her appointment is in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, with a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management.
In 1993, she was appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate to serve as assistant administrator for the EPA’s Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances (OPPTS). Serving in that position for more than 5 years, she was responsible for the nation’s pesticide, toxic substances, and pollution prevention laws. Under her watch, EPA expanded right-to-know under the Toxics Release Inventory and overhauled the nation’s pesticide laws. She made significant progress on the issues of testing of high-volume industrial chemicals and identification of chemicals that disrupt endocrine systems. At EPA she was successful in promoting children’s health issues and furthering the international agenda for global chemical safety.