BARUCH S. BLUMBERG, M.D., Ph.D., is Fox Chase Distinguished Scientist at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Blumberg received his M.D. in 1951 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and his Ph.D. in 1957 from Balliol College, Oxford University. He is a member of numerous professional and academic organizations, including both the National Academy of Sciences (1975) and the Institute of Medicine (senior member, 1982). He has received numerous honors and awards during his career, including the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
ROBERT M. CAREY, M.D., is dean, James Carroll Flippin Professor of Medical Science, and professor of medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His research interests include fluid and electrolyte balance and hormonal control of blood pressure. Dr. Carey received his M.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1965. He is a member of a number of professional and honorific organizations, including the Institute of Medicine, to which he was elected in 1992.
LINCOLN C. CHEN, M.D., M.P.H., is Takemi Professor of International Health at Harvard University. He is also chairman of the Department of Population and International Health and director of Harvard's Center for Population and Developmental Studies. Dr. Chen received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1968 and his M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in 1973. He has written extensively on health and development policy.
DON E. DETMER, M.D., is senior vice president, Louis Nurancy Professor of Health Sciences Policy, and professor of surgery at the University of Virginia. Dr. Detmer is also codirector of the Virginia Health Policy Re-
search Center and maintains an active surgical practice. He received his M.D. from the University of Kansas in 1965. Dr. Detmer was elected a member of the Institute of Medicine in 1991 and is chair of the Institute's Board on Health Care Services.
JOHN M. EISENBERG, M.D., M.B.A., is chairman of the Department of Medicine, physician-in-chief, and Anton and Margaret Fuisz Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Eisenberg received his M.D. from Washington University School of Medicine in 1972 and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School. Dr. Eisenberg is a member of numerous professional and honorific organizations, including the Institute of Medicine, to which he was elected in 1988.
RICHARD G. A. FEACHEM, CBE, PhD, DSc(Med), is Dean-Emeritus of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and senior adviser in the Human Development Department at the World Bank. Dr. Feachem received his PhD in environmental health from the University of New South Wales in 1974 and his MD from the University of London in 1991. Among his many professional honors, Dr. Feachem was recently awarded a CBE by the Queen of England for his services in the field of international public health.
JEFF GOLDSMITH, Ph.D., is president of Health Futures, Inc., and a lecturer in the Department of Medicine of the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He earned his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago in 1973. Dr. Goldsmith was a recipient of the Corning Award for excellence in health planning from the American Hospital Association's Society for Healthcare Planning in 1990 and has twice received the Dean Connely Award for best health care article (1985 and 1990) from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
PAUL F. GRINER, M.D., is vice president and director of the Center for the Assessment and Management of Change in Academic Medicine of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Dr. Griner received his M.D. in 1959 from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is a nationally recognized authority on medical decision-making and the delivery of health services. Dr. Griner was elected a member of the Institute of Medicine in 1986.
MICHAEL M. E. JOHNS, M.D., is professor of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery, vice president for medical affairs, and dean of the faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. A specialist in the management of head and neck tumors, Dr. Johns is an internationally known cancer surgeon and is also well known for his studies of the effects and outcomes of a variety of cancer treatments—including surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. He received his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medi-
cal School. Dr. Johns was elected a member of the Institute of Medicine in 1993.
LAWRENCE S. LEWIN, M.B.A., is chairman and CEO of Lewin-VHI Health Group. Mr. Lewin has over 25 years of consulting experience in the health care industry, including multihospital systems, academic health centers, alternative delivery systems, and medical supply, device, and pharmaceutical manufacturers. He received his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. He was elected a member of the Institute of Medicine in 1984 and is currently a member of the Institute's governing Council.
EDWARD H. O'NEIL, M.P.A., Ph.D., is an associate professor of family and community medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also serves as codirector of the Center for the Health Professions. Since 1989, Dr. O'Neil has also been the executive director of the Pew Health Professions Commission, which he started as a way of elevating health professional education and health work force issues in the debate on national health care reform.
JOHN E. PORTER, J.D., is serving his ninth term as the Republican congressman from the 10th District of Illinois. Congressman Porter is a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee and is chairman of the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee. He also serves on the Foreign Operations Subcommittee and the Military Construction Subcommittee. He is founder and cochair of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus. Congressman Porter received his law degree from the University of Michigan.
DONNA E. SHALALA, Ph.D., is secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to her service in the Clinton administration, Dr. Shalala was chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Madison; as such, she was the first woman to head a Big Ten University. She has had a longtime interest in national science policy and has served on numerous committees and commissions related to science and technology policy. Dr. Shalala received her Ph.D. in 1970 from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
KENNETH I. SHINE, M.D., is president of the Institute of Medicine and Professor of Medicine Emeritus at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine. Both a cardiologist and a physiologist, his research interests include metabolic events in heart muscle, the relation of behavior to heart disease, and emergency medicine. He also participated in efforts to prove the value of cardiopulmonary resuscitation following a heart attack and in establishing the 911 emergency telephone number in Los Angeles. Dr. Shine received his A.B. and M.D. from Harvard University. He was elected a member of IOM in 1988.
DONALD E. WILSON, M.D., M.A.C.P., is dean of the School of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore—the first African-American dean of a predominantly nonminority medical school. Previously he was professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at the State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn and physician-in-chief of the University Hospital of Brooklyn and Kings County Hospital Center. Dr. Wilson received his M.D. from Tufts University. He is a member of numerous medical societies—including the Institute of Medicine, to which he was elected in 1993—and is a Master of the American College of Physicians.