clinical guidelines, including chair of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, cochair of the otitis media panel convened by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (now the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality), chair and moderator of the STD Treatment Guidelines panel of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), member of the American Medical Association-CDC panel producing Guidelines for Adolescent Preventive Services, and chair of the CDC’s Evaluation of Genetic Applications in Practice and Prevention working group. He has served on the Institute of Medicine’s Immunization Safety Review Committee (member), the Committee on the Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (chair), and the Committee on Standards for Systematic Reviews of Clinical Effectiveness Research (chair).

Claire D. Brindis, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., is professor of pediatrics and health policy in the Department of Pediatrics and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Brindis is director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, executive director of National Adolescent Health Information and Innovation Center, and director of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health. Dr. Brindis’s research interests are in the area of developing and evaluating innovative, community-based, comprehensive, integrated services for children, youth, and women and in combining qualitative and quantitative approaches to program evaluation. Her research focuses on child and adolescent health policy and women’s health, with a special focus on Latina health. Dr. Brindis’s educational background includes a doctoral degree in public health and behavioral sciences from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in public health from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Angela Diaz, M.D., M.P.H., is the Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor of Pediatrics and Community Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After earning her medical degree in 1981 at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, she completed her postdoctoral training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1985 and subsequently received a master’s in public health from Harvard University. Dr. Diaz is the director of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, a unique program that provides comprehensive, integrated, interdisciplinary primary care, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and health education services to teens. She has been a White House Fellow, a member of the Food and Drug Administration Pediatric Advisory Committee, and a member of the National Institutes of Health State of the Science Conference on Preventing Violence and Related Health Risk Social Behaviors in Adolescents. She serves on an advisory panel for the National Institutes of Health Reproductive Sciences



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