Health Effects of Herbicides Used in Vietnam; HIV and the Blood Supply: An Analysis of Crisis Decision making; Healthy Communities: New Directions for the Future of Public Health; and Improving Health in the Community: A Role for Performance Monitoring. Dr. Stoto received an A.B. in statistics from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in statistics and demography from Harvard University, and was formerly an associate professor of public policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is an adjunct associate professor of biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health and, at the completion of the perinatal transmission project, will become professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatisics at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.
Donna A. Almario, B.A., is the project and research assistant on the perinatal transmission of HIV study. Ms. Almario joined the Division of Health Promotion and Disease prevention in October 1997. Prior to joining the Institute of Medicine, she worked as a research assistant studying breast cancer at Georgetown University Medical Center's Lombardi Cancer Center. Ms. Almario graduated from Vassar College with a biopsychology degree in May 1996.