Mark L. Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.P. (Co-chair), is executive director of the Task Force for Global Health. Previously, for 20 years, Dr. Rosenberg was at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), where he led its work in violence prevention and later became the first permanent director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. He also held the position of special assistant for behavioral science in the Office of the Deputy Director (HIV/AIDS). Dr. Rosenberg is board certified in both psychiatry and internal medicine with training in public policy. He is on the faculty at Morehouse Medical School, Emory Medical School, and the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Dr. Rosenberg’s research and programmatic interests are concentrated on injury control and violence prevention, HIV/AIDS, and child well-being, with special attention to behavioral sciences, evaluation, and health communications. He has authored more than 120 publications and recently coauthored the book Real Collaboration: What It Takes for Global Health to Succeed (University of California Press, 2010). Dr. Rosenberg has received numerous awards including the Surgeon General’s Exemplary Service Medal. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Rosenberg’s organization, the Task Force for Global Health, participated in the IOM-sponsored workshop Violence Prevention in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Finding a Place on the Global Agenda, and the Task Force remains interested in helping to continue the momentum of the workshop through the Forum on Global Violence Prevention. The Task Force is heavily involved in the delivery of a number of global health programs and sees many ways in which interpersonal violence and conflict exacerbate serious health problems and inequities.
Clare Anderson, M.S.W., LICSW, is the deputy commissioner at the Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF). Prior to joining ACYF, she was senior associate at the Center for the Study of Social Policy, where she promoted better outcomes for children, youth, and families through community engagement and child welfare system transformation. Ms. Anderson provided technical assistance through a federally funded child welfare implementation center and to sites implementing community partnerships for protecting children and the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Family to Family Initiative. She also conducted monitoring of and provided support for jurisdictions under court order to improve child welfare systems. Ms. Anderson previously worked as a direct practice social worker as a member of the Freddie Mac Foundation Child and Adolescent Protection Center at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She was a consultant to and clinical director at the Baptist Home for Children and Families (now the National Center for Children and Families) in Bethesda,