Attachment B
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

ROBERT LAWRENCE, Chair, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

JAMES ANDERSON, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

FRANCISCO DIEZ-GONZALEZ, University of Minnesota, St. Paul

KATHRYN EDWARDS, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

SUSAN ELLENBERG, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

PAUL FISCHBECK, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

HELEN JENSEN, Iowa State University, Ames

ROBIN KELLER, University of California, Irvine

DAVID MELTZER, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

SANFORD MILLER, University of Maryland, College Park

RICHARD PLATT, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

KIMBERLY THOMPSON, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

STAFF

ELLEN MANTUS, Project Director

DAVID A. BUTLER, Senior Program Officer

NORMAN GROSSBLATT, Senior Editor

HEIDI MURRAY-SMITH, Research Associate

PANOLA GOLSON, Senior Program Assistant

BIOGRAPHIES

Robert S. Lawrence (IOM), Chair, is the Center for a Livable Future (CLF) professor and director of the CLF in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, professor of health policy and international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His expertise and research interests include community and social medicine, human rights, health promotion and disease prevention, evidence-based decision rules for prevention policy, and food security. Dr. Lawrence is a master of the American College of Physicians and a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and has served on numerous National Academies committees, most recently the Committee on Adolescent Health Care Services and Models of Care for Treatment, Prevention, and Health Development and the Committee to Evaluate Measures of Health Benefits for Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulation. Dr. Lawrence received his MD from Harvard Medical School and trained in internal medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital.


James M. Anderson (IOM) is professor of pathology, macromolecular science, and biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University. His research interests range from his activity as a pathologist in clinical implant retrieval and evaluation to fundamental mechanistic studies focused on tissue, cell, and blood interactions with biomaterials. Dr. Anderson is the recipient of the Elsevier Biomaterials Gold Medal for the most significant contributions to biomaterials science from 1980 to 2005 and the Society of Investigative Pathology Chugai Mentoring Award. He has been involved in the International Standards Organization Task Force to Develop Standards for Medical Device Safety for the last 18 years. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Dr. Anderson is a



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Attachment B COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP ROBERT LAWRENCE, Chair, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD JAMES ANDERSON, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH FRANCISCO DIEZ-GONZALEZ, University of Minnesota, St. Paul KATHRYN EDWARDS, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, TN SUSAN ELLENBERG, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PAUL FISCHBECK, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA HELEN JENSEN, Iowa State University, Ames ROBIN KELLER, University of California, Irvine DAVID MELTZER, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL SANFORD MILLER, University of Maryland, College Park RICHARD PLATT, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA KIMBERLY THOMPSON, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA STAFF ELLEN MANTUS, Project Director DAVID A. BUTLER, Senior Program Officer NORMAN GROSSBLATT, Senior Editor HEIDI MURRAY-SMITH, Research Associate PANOLA GOLSON, Senior Program Assistant BIOGRAPHIES Robert S. Lawrence (IOM), Chair, is the Center for a Livable Future (CLF) professor and director of the CLF in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, professor of health policy and international health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His expertise and research interests include community and social medicine, human rights, health promotion and disease prevention, evidence-based decision rules for prevention policy, and food security. Dr. Lawrence is a master of the American College of Physicians and a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and has served on numerous National Academies committees, most recently the Committee on Adolescent Health Care Services and Models of Care for Treatment, Prevention, and Health Development and the Committee to Evaluate Measures of Health Benefits for Environmental, Health, and Safety Regulation. Dr. Lawrence received his MD from Harvard Medical School and trained in internal medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. James M. Anderson (IOM) is professor of pathology, macromolecular science, and biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University. His research interests range from his activity as a pathologist in clinical implant retrieval and evaluation to fundamental mechanistic studies focused on tissue, cell, and blood interactions with biomaterials. Dr. Anderson is the recipient of the Elsevier Biomaterials Gold Medal for the most significant contributions to biomaterials science from 1980 to 2005 and the Society of Investigative Pathology Chugai Mentoring Award. He has been involved in the International Standards Organization Task Force to Develop Standards for Medical Device Safety for the last 18 years. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Dr. Anderson is a 14

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member of the Institute of Medicine and has served as a member of its Committee on Postmarket Surveillance of Pediatric Medical Devices and Committee on Capturing the Full Power of Biomaterials for Military Medical Needs. He received his MD from the Case School of Medicine and his PhD in chemistry from Oregon State University. Francisco Diez-Gonzalez is an associate professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. His research expertise is in food-safety microbiology, foodborne pathogens, safety of fresh fruits and vegetables, preharvest control of pathogenic E. coli, bioterrorism agents, and safety of organic food. Dr. Diez-Gonzalez teaches courses in food safety and food microbiology. He has served on the University of Minnesota Institutional Biosafety Committee, and he has advised both undergraduate and graduate students. He is also the recipient of the New Career Excellence Award for the College of Human Ecology at the University of Minnesota. He is member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Food Protection and the Journal of Food Analytical Methods. Dr. Diez-Gonzalez received his PhD in food science from Cornell University. Kathryn M. Edwards (IOM) is Sarah H. Sell Chair in Pediatrics and the director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her research focuses on the evaluation of vaccines for the prevention of infectious diseases in adults and children. She is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Edwards has served as a member of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration. She has also served as a member of the National Academies Committee to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of the Anthrax Vaccine. Dr. Edwards received her MD from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Susan S. Ellenberg is professor of biostatistics and associate dean for clinical research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the design and analysis of clinical trials and the assessment of medical-product safety. Dr. Ellenberg is associate editor of Clinical Trials and of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, the Society for Clinical Trials, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has served as a member of the National Academies Planning Committee for the IOM Drug Safety Report: Resource Implications, Committee on the Assessment of the U.S. Drug Safety System, and Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics. Dr. Ellenberg received her PhD in mathematical statistics from George Washington University. Paul S. Fischbeck is professor of social and decision sciences, professor of engineering and public policy, and director of the Center for the Study and Improvement of Regulation at Carnegie Mellon University. His research focuses on the quantification and communication of uncertainty, including theoretical improvements in decision analysis and numerous applied real-world problems. Dr. Fischbeck has written extensively on various applications of decision and risk-analysis methods and has won several awards from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. He is a member of the National Research Council Marine Board and has served on several committees, including the Committee on Marine Salvage Response Capability: A Workshop and the Committee on Risk Assessment and Management of Marine Systems. Dr. Fischbeck received a PhD in industrial engineering and engineering management from Stanford University. Helen H. Jensen is a professor of economics and head of the Food and Nutrition Policy Division of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University. Her research fields are food and nutrition policy, analysis of food-consumption behavior, economics of food safety, and health risk assessment. Dr. Jensen is on the Board of Directors of the American Agricultural Economics Association and of the Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics and has recently been on the Editorial 15

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Boards of Food Economics, Agricultural Economics, and Agribusiness: An International Journal. She has served on U.S. Department of Agriculture expert review panels, including the Panel on Measuring Food Security in the United States and the Panel on the Health Eating Index. She has served on several National Academies committees and is currently involved with the Committee on Nutrition Standards for National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs and the Committee on Economic Development and Current Status of the Sheep Industry in the United States. Dr. Jensen received her PhD in agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. L. Robin Keller is a professor of operations and decision technologies at the University of California, Irvine. Her research is in decision analysis, risk analysis, creative problem-structuring, and behavioral decision theory. She is the editor-in-chief of Decision Analysis. Dr. Keller has served as program director for the Decision, Risk, and Management Science Program of the U.S. National Science Foundation, and she has conducted studies funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. She has served as a member of the National Research Council Committee to Assess the Distribution and Administration of Potassium Iodide in the Event of a Nuclear Incident, and she is currently a member of the U.S. National Committee for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis. Dr. Keller received her PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. David O. Meltzer is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, and an associate faculty member of the Harris School and the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. He is also director of the Center for Health and the Social Sciences and co-director of the Program on Outcomes Research Training. Dr. Meltzer’s research explores problems in health economics and public policy, with a focus on theoretical foundations of medical cost- effectiveness analysis and the effects of managed care and medical specialization on the cost and quality of care. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship, the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship in Economics, and the Lee Lusted Prize of the Society for Medical Decision Making, of which he is the immediate past president. Dr. Meltzer has served on several National Academies committees, most recently the Committee on the Assessment of the U.S. Drug Safety System and the Committee on Establishing a National Cord Blood Stem Cell Bank Program. He received his MD and his PhD in economics from the University of Chicago. Sanford A. Miller is a senior fellow at the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the University of Maryland. He was named professor and dean emeritus of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center in December 2000 after serving as dean from 1987 to 2000. He is a former director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition in the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Miller has served on many national and international government and professional-society advisory committees, including the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council of the National Institutes of Health and the Joint World Health Organization-United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization Expert Advisory Panel on Food Safety. He is a member of the National Academies Food and Nutrition Board and the Committee on Use of Dietary Supplements by Military Personnel. Dr. Miller received his PhD in physiology and biochemistry from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick. Richard Platt is professor and chair of the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on the safety and effectiveness of marketed drugs and vaccines and on infectious diseases in the community and hospital settings. Dr. Platt is a former chair of the Food and Drug Administration Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee. He is a member of the Advisory Panel for Research of the Association of American Medical Colleges and has chaired the Executive Committee of the HMO Research Network, the Epidemiology and Disease Control Study Section of the National Institutes of Health, and the Steering Committee of the 16

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Health Care Partnerships. He has served on several National Academies committees and is a member of the Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine. Dr. Platt received his MD from Harvard Medical School. Kimberly M. Thompson is associate professor of risk analysis and decision science at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research is related to developing and applying quantitative methods for risk assessment and risk management and the public-policy implications of including uncertainty and variability in risk characterization. She has served on several National Academies committees, including the Committee for the Study of a Motor Vehicle Rollover Rating System and the Subcommittee to Update the 1999 Arsenic Report. She is a member of the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. Dr. Thompson received her ScD in environmental health from the Harvard School of Public Health. 17