TB Controllers Association. Ms. Etkind was also a recipient of the Lillian Wald Public Service Award presented by the American Public Health Association. She has written extensively on the public health aspects of tuberculosis control.
DAVID FLEMING, M.D., Oregon Health Division, Portland. David Fleming is Oregon's state epidemiologist and oversees Health Division programs in communicable disease prevention; HIV and sexually transmitted diseases; health promotion and chronic disease prevention; environmental, occupational, and injury epidemiology; and vital records and community assessment. He received his M.D. at the State University of New York, his training in internal medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University, and his training in preventive medicine at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is on the faculty in the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University and has authored or coauthored a number of scientific publications. He sits on several national advisory boards and task forces, including the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the U.S. Public Health Service Task Force on Community Preventive Services. He is a past president of CSTE, the national association of state epidemiologists.
AUDREY R. GOTSCH, Dr.P.H., C.H.E.S., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-School of Public Health. Audrey Gotsch graduated from the University of Michigan School of Public Health (M.P.H.) and the Columbia University School of Public Health (Dr.P.H.). She is professor and interim dean at the UMDNJ School of Public Health. She also serves as director of the Division of Public Education and Risk Communication, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Her expertise is in public health, with a specialty in environmental and occupational health education. Dr. Gotsch has been involved in the design, implementation, evaluation, and replication of an environmental and occupational health information program that includes an environmental health sciences curriculum to provide critical thinking skills for youths from kindergarten through 12th grade. She also directs a regional training program that has enhanced the skills of over 180,000 workers in environmental and occupational health content areas. She is the immediate past president of the American Public Health Association, former president of the Council on Education for Public Health, former chair and current member of the New Jersey Public Health Council, and chair of the Board of Directors of the National Center for Health Education.