and publication committees for a number of medical journals, including the Journal of Clinical Investigation, American Journal of Physiology, Circulation, Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine, and Ethnicity and Disease.
Richard B. Freeman, Ph.D., is the Ascherman Chair of Economics at Harvard University. He serves as faculty cochair of the Harvard University Trade Union Program and is director of the National Bureau of Economic Research 's Program in Labor Studies. At the London School of Economics he is executive director of the Programme in Discontinuous Economics, a major program in economic analysis using neural nets and new data mining tools. Dr. Freeman received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has served on several panels of the National Academy of Sciences, including High Risk Youth, Post Secondary Education and Training in the Workplace, Employment and Technical Change, and Demographic and Economic Impacts of Immigration. Professor Freeman has published over 250 articles and has written or edited 21 books, several of which have been translated into French, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese.
Lee Goldman, M.D., is the Julius R. Krevans Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also serves as associate dean for clinical affairs in the School of Medicine. He received an M.D. and M.P.H. from Yale University School of Medicine and an honorary M.A. from Harvard University. His major research interests include the prediction of diagnosis and outcome of common cardiac complaints and problems, clinical utility and cost effectiveness of diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions, and development and application of multivariate analytical techniques. Dr. Goldman is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, an officer of the Association of American Physicians, past president of the Society of General Internal Medicine, a member of the Association of Professors of Medicine, a director of the American Board of Internal Medicine, a member of the Institute of Medicine, and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has served as an associate editor of the New England Journal of Medicine and is now editor of the American Journal of Medicine, as well as lead coeditor of the Cecil Textbook of Medicine.
Leland H. Hartwell, Ph.D., is president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a member of the Department of Genetics at the University of Washington. His research has emphasized the identification of genetic programs that control cell division and mating in the yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae. He received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. An American Cancer Society research professor and member of the National Academy of Sciences, he is a recipient of the Eli Lilly Award in Microbiology and Immunology, General Motors Sloan Award, Hoffman LaRoche Mattia Award, Gairdner Foundation International Award, Brandeis University Rosensteil Award, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Katharine Berkan Judd Award, the Genetics Society of America Medal, MGH Warren Triennial Prize, Columbia University Horwitz Award, American Society of Cell Biology's Keith Porter Award, Passano Award, and the Carnegie Mellon Dickson Prize.
John F. Kihlstrom, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and has previously served on the faculties of Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Wisconsin, University of Arizona, and Yale University. His research focuses on cognition in personality and social interaction, unconscious mental processes, and memory and has been funded continuously by the NIH since 1977. Dr. Kihlstrom currently holds a MERIT award from the National Institute of Mental Health. From 1992 to 1995 he served as cochair of the NIMH Basic Behavioral Science Task Force. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis and is a charter fellow of the American Psychological Society. Dr. Kihlstrom has published over 160 articles and book chapters, coauthored one book, and coedited three others. Additionally, he has held a number of editorial appointments and currently serves as the editor of Psychological Science.
Ellen M. Markman, Ph.D., is associate dean for the social sciences and professor of psychology at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests are cognitive and early language development. Dr. Markman has been a member of the Advisory Board of Learning,