mittees, and is currently a member of the Board on Global Health and the Forum on Microbial Threats.


Marguerite Pappaioanou, D.V.M., M.P.V.M., Ph.D., Dip ACVPM (Co-Chair), is the executive director of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) in Washington, DC. Prior to joining the AAVMC, Dr. Pappaioanou held a joint appointment as professor of infectious disease epidemiology in the School of Public Health and College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She also held numerous positions at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most recently as acting deputy director in the Office of Global Health in 2004, and associate director for science and policy from 1999 to 2004. She co-coordinated the CDC’s international response to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and avian flu outbreaks in 2003, and served as the point of contact at CDC for Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) activities in Afghanistan and Iraq. As chief of Surveillance and Evaluation—Special Projects, AIDS Program, and as assistant chief for science, she led studies on AIDS and HIV infection, and survey design for a national system of HIV surveillance in 39 U.S. cities. She received the Charles C. Shepard Science Award for coauthorship of the scientific paper Prevalence of HIV Infection in Childbearing Women in the United States. Dr. Pappaioanou has received numerous awards, including the U.S. Public Health Service Commendation and Outstanding Service Medals; Award of Recognition, Association of Teachers of Public Health and Preventive Medicine; and the Robert Dyar Labrador Memorial Lectureship, University of California, Davis, 2002. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and an honorary Diplomate of the American Veterinary Epidemiology Society for her contributions to progress in public health. She recently served on the National Research Council’s (NRC’s) Committee on Methodological Improvements to the Department of Homeland Security’s Biological Agent Risk Analysis. Dr. Pappaioanou received her Ph.D. in comparative pathology and M.P.V.M. from the University of California, Davis, and her D.V.M. and B.Sc. from Michigan State University.


Corrie Brown, D.V.M., Ph.D., is the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia. Her research interests include pathogenesis of infectious disease in food-producing animals through the use of immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization. She is active in the fields of emerging diseases and international veterinary medicine and currently serves as coordinator of activities for the College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining University of Georgia in 1996, she worked at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Plum Island Foreign Animal Disease Center for 10 years, conducting pathogenesis



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