Committee and Staff Biographies
DORIS HOWES CALLOWAY (Chair) is Professor Emerita of Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California at Berkeley. She has also served as Provost of the University of California at Berkeley. A member of the Institute of Medicine, Dr. Calloway has served on the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) and was a member of the FNB Committee to Revise the 10th Edition of the Recommended Dietary Allowances. She is an active international consultant on human nutrition and food issues and is a recipient of the Elvehjem Award of the American Institute of Nutrition. She is a member and past president of the American Institute of Nutrition. Dr. Calloway holds a B.S. from the Ohio State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
JOHN L. BEARD is a Professor in the Departments of Nutrition and Biobehavioral Health in the College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park. Dr. Beard is an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition Today, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and has served on the U.S. Department of Agriculture Competitive Grants Program review panel. He is a member of the American Institute of Nutrition, the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the Center for the Study of Child and Adolescent Development. Dr. Beard holds a B.S. from the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey; an M.S. from the University of California at Santa Cruz; and a Ph.D. from Cornell University.
GEORGE H. BEATON (consultant) is Professor of Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He has served as chair of the Department of Nutritional Sciences and head of the earlier Department of Nutrition, as acting director of the School of Hygiene (Public Health), and as acting dean of the Faculty of Food Sciences in that university. Dr. Beaton has worked with several National Academy of Sciences committees and has had extensive involvement with the World Health Organization and
other United Nations agencies. He received the Borden and McHenry awards from the Nutrition Society of Canada and the Conrad Elvehjem Award from the American Institute of Nutrition as well as recognition through the Atwater Memorial (U.S.) and Lord Boyd Orr (U.K.) lectureships. Dr. Beaton holds B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Toronto.
JAMES D. COOK is Phillips Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Hematology, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City. Dr. Cook is a member of the International Nutrition Anemia Consultative Group and an international consultant in hematology and anemias. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and member of the American Society for Hematology and the American Society for Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Cook holds M.D., C.M., and M.Sc. degrees from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
PETER R. DALLMAN (consultant) recently retired as Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco. He is author of the background paper (Appendix B) developed for the present committee. Dr. Dallman's research is in the area of iron nutrition and iron metabolism. Dr. Dallman served on the Food and Nutrition Board's Subcommittee on Nutrition During Pregnancy and the Subcommittee on a Clinical Applications Guide of the Committee on Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation. He also has served on the Committee on Nutrition, American Academy of Pediatrics, and is a former chairman of the Nutrition Study Section at the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Dallman holds a B.S. from Dartmouth College and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School.
SAMUEL J. FOMON is Professor Emeritus in the College of Medicine, University of Iowa. He is the author of numerous publications on infant nutrition and is a past chair of the Committee on Nutrition of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has also served as president of the American Institute of Nutrition and the American Society for Clinical Nutrition and is an honorary member of the American Dietetic Association. In addition to honors from Western European and Latin American countries, Dr. Fomon has received the McCollum Award of the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner's Special Citation, the Conrad A. Elvehjem Award of the American Institute of Nutrition, and the Bristol-Meyers Squibb/Mead Johnson Award for Distinguished Achievement in Nutrition Research. Dr. Fomon holds an A.B. from Harvard University and an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
JANET L. MITCHELL is Chief of Perinatology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harlem Hospital Center, New York, New York. Dr.
Mitchell was previously director of Ambulatory Perinatology at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and served as an obstetrical consultant to the Bureau of Maternity Services and Family Planning for the New York City Department of Health. She is a member of the Governing Council, Maternal and Child Health Section, American Public Health Association; a fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; and a member of the New England Medical Society, an affiliate of the National Medical Association. Dr. Mitchell holds an A.B. from Mount Holyoke College, an M.D. from Howard University, and an M.P.H. from the Harvard University School of Public Health.
DAVID RUSH is Head of the Epidemiology Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, and Professor of Nutrition, Community Health, and Pediatrics at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Rush previously held positions with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the University of Rochester and has served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Dr. Rush was a member of the Food and Nutrition Board's Subcommittee on Nutrition During Lactation of the Committee on Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation. He was principal investigator for the 1981-1986 national evaluation of the USDA Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children. He is a member of the Society for Pediatric Research, the American Pediatric Society, the Prenatal Research Society, the American Institute of Nutrition, and the American Society of Clinical Nutrition; is a fellow of the American College of Epidemiology; and is past-president of the Society for Epidemiology in Research. Dr. Rush holds A.B. and M.D. degrees from Harvard University.
CATHERINE E. WOTEKI is Director of the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Food and Nutrition Board (FNB). Prior to joining the IOM, she was Deputy Director of the Division of Health Examination Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She has served in important health posts at the Office of Technology Assessment of the U.S. Congress and at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Human Nutrition Information Service. Dr. Woteki is coeditor of the FNB publication Eat For Life: The Food and Nutrition Board's Guide to Reducing Your Risk of Chronic Disease . She was a recipient of an IOM Distinguished Staff Award in 1991 and holds various honors from the Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Woteki currently serves as a member of the Council on Research of the American Dietetic Association and on the editorial
advisory board of the American Institute of Nutrition. Dr. Woteki holds a B.S. from Mary Washington College, Fredricksburg, Virginia, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
ROBERT EARL has been a Program Officer with the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) since 1990. In addition to working with the Committee on the Prevention, Detection, and Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia Among U.S. Children and Women of Childbearing Age, he is Project Director of the FNB's Food Forum and was Staff Officer of studies by the Committee on the Nutrition Components of Food Labeling and the Committee on State Food Labeling. Prior to joining the Institute of Medicine, Mr. Earl was Administrator of Government Affairs for the American Dietetic Association in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was statewide nutrition consultant for adult health, chronic disease, and health promotion programs with the Texas Department of Health, Austin. Mr. Earl is currently President of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Area Dietetic Association and is a member of Delta Omega National Public Health Honorary Society. Mr. Earl holds a B.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, an M.P.H. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is working on a doctorate in public policy at the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Falls Church.
MARCIA S. LEWIS is the Administrative Assistant for the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) and is Project Assistant for the Committee on the Prevention, Detection, and Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia Among U.S. Children and Women of Childbearing Age. Before becoming the Administrative Assistant to the FNB, Ms. Lewis was the Project Assistant for the Committee on Food Chemicals Codex and the Committee on Food Additives Survey. Before joining the Institute of Medicine, Ms. Lewis was a teacher, a technical writer, and an editor. She holds a B.A. degree and a Masters Certificate in editing and publishing from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
MICHAEL K, HAYES has been an editorial consultant with the National Academy of Sciences since 1985. He has edited numerous publications for the Institute of Medicine, including Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation, Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation: An Implementation Guide, Nutrition Labeling, Adverse Effects of Pertussis and Rubella Vaccines, The Children's Vaccine Initiative: Achieving the Vision , and Adverse Events Associated with Childhood Vaccines. Mr. Hayes also edits research articles published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, both of which are publications of the American Society for Microbiology. He holds a B.A. from the University of Kansas, Lawrence.