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Gender Differences in Susceptibility to Environmental Factors: A Priority Assessment - Workshop Report
Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Lasley is currently the director of the Wildlife Health Center and associate director of the Institute of Toxicology and Environmental Health. His research work has focused on the development of noninvasive methods for investigating reproductive health, comparative reproduction, and reproductive toxicology.
Peter N. Riskind, M.D., Ph.D., is assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and assistant neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Riskind is also chief of the Neuroimmunology Unit and director of the MS Treatment Program at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. He received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, his M.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and his Ph.D. in neuroendocrinology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas. His research efforts have focused on neuroendocrine regulation of prolactin secretion and on the role of hormones, including prolactin in MS. In 1977, Dr. Riskind was appointed to a National Multiple Sclerosis Society task force on Gender, MS, and Autoimmunity.
Jeanne Mager Stellman, Ph.D., is associate professor of clinical public health and deputy head of the Division of Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University School of Public Health. She received her B.S. degree from the City College of New York and her Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the City University of New York, from which she received an Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award in 1996. Her work has focused on occupational and environmental health, with a special emphasis on women's occupational health issues. Dr. Stellman was the founder and director of the Women's Occupational Health Resource Center; its papers are now housed in the Schlesinger Library at Harvard. She has published extensively in professional and lay publications and is the current editor of the journal Women and Health. Dr. Stellman is the editor-in-chief of the International Labor Organization's Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety , fourth edition, a four-volume international standard reference, to be published later this year. She was a Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of a National Cancer Institute Preventive Oncology Academic Award and has served on numerous governmental advisory panels.