by the American Board of Pediatrics, and his clinical Specialty is infectious diseases. He has been a member of the pediatric faculty of the universities of Chicago, Washington and Arizona, and Emory University. He is a former Chairman of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington. He holds membership in a number of professional societies and is a past President of the American Epidemiologic Society. He has been a recipient of several awards and has been a member of a number of committees and advisory panels.

ALAN M. ARON is the Director of Child Neurology and Professor of Neurology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He received his M.D. degree from Columbia University, New York, and did his undergraduate work at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Dr. Aron is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with special competence in child neurology. This specialization in child neurology led to numerous faculty and hospital appointments, memberships, and consultative positions. He holds membership in a number of professional societies and is a recipient of several awards.

ARTHUR K. ASBURY is the Van Meter Professor of Neurology and Vice Dean for Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati and did his undergraduate work at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Asbury's specialization in neurology and neuropathology led to numerous faculty and hospital appointments, memberships, and consultative positions. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has received a number of awards, is past President of the American Neurological Association and the Association of University Professors of Neurology, and was Chief Editor of the Annals of Neurology.

CHARLES C. J. CARPENTER is Professor of Medicine at Brown University and Physician-in-Chief at the Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island. He received his M.D. degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and did his undergraduate work at Princeton University. Dr. Carpenter is a member of the Institute of Medicine and numerous other professional societies; he is also a recipient of several academic honors and awards. He has served on numerous Institute of Medicine committees; most recently he chaired the Committee on Malaria Prevention and Control.

K. LYNN CATES is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her M.D. degree from Northwestern University in Chicago and did her undergraduate work at Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa. She did her pediatric internship and residency at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chi-



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