tional Safety and Health Research Grant Review Study Section. Dr. Whorton is the current chairperson of the University of California Statewide Advisory Committee for Occupational Health Centers. Dr. Whorton is also a member of the Institute of Medicine.


FREDERICK J. MANNING, Ph.D., is a Senior Program officer in the Institute of Medicine’s Division of Health Sciences Policy Division and Study Director. In 6 years at Institute of Medicine, he has served as Study Director for projects addressing a variety of topics including medical isotopes, potential hepatitis drugs, blood safety and availability, rheumatic disease, resource sharing in biomedical research, and chemical and biological terrorism. Before joining IOM, Dr. Manning spent 25 years in the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command, serving in positions that included Director of Neuropsychiatry at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and Chief Research Psychologist for the Army Medical Department. Dr. Manning earned his Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard University in 1970, following undergraduate education at the College of the Holy Cross.

ALDEN B. CHANG II is a project assistant in the Division of Health Sciences Policy. He has been with the Institute of Medicine since February 1999 and has also worked on the Organ Procurement and Transplantation: Assessing Current Policies and the Potential Impact of the DHHS Final Rule study and the Forum on Emerging Infections. Alden earned his bachelor of arts degree in international relations from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

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