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APPENDIX C Roster and Biographies of Study Team PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS Samuel B. Guze, M.D. Spencer T. Olin Professor of Psychiatry Washington University School of Medicine Arthur J. Barsky, M.D. Professor of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital Dan G. Blazer, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. Dean of Medical Education Professor of Psychiatry and Community and Family Medicine Duke University Medical Center Germaine M. Buck, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Social and Preventive Medicine University at Buffalo State of New York ADVISORS 215 Philip K. Russell, M.D. Professor Emeritus Department of International Health Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Charles C. J. Carpenter, M.D. Professor of Medicine The Miriam Hospital Brown University John A. Fairbank (through 9/98) Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Duke University Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D. Director, Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy University of Miami
216 STRATEGIESTOPROTECTTHEHEALTHOFDEPLOYED U,S, FORCES Sanford S. Leffingwell, M.D., M.P.H. Occupational and Environmental Health Consultant HEM Consultants Atlanta, GA Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D. Professor and Head Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Rockefeller University G. Marie Swanson, Ph.D., M.P.H. Director, Cancer Center Professor of Family Practice and Medicine Michigan State University BIOGRAPHIES Principal Investigators Paul C. Tang, M.D. Medical Director, Clinical Informatics Palo Alto Medical Foundation Vice President, Epic Research Institute, Epic Systems Frank W. Weathers, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychology Department of Psychology Auburn University Neil D. Weinstein, Ph.D. Professor Departments of Human Ecology and Psychology Cook College Rutgers University Samuel B. Guze, M.D. Dr. Guze is Spencer T. Olin Professor and former Head of the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine. He served as Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and President of the Washington University Medical Center from 1971 to 1989. His areas of expertise include psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, internal medicine, neurobiology, and medical center administration. He served in the Army Medical Corps after World War II, separating from service as a Captain. He has served on Extramural Scientific Advisory Boards of the National Institute of Mental Health and of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and currently chairs the American Psychiatric Association Council on Research. He received the Samuel Hamilton Medal and the Paul Hoch Award Medal from the American Psychopathological Association, the Gold Medal Research Award from the Society of Biological Psychiatry, the Achievement Award from the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists, and the Distinguished Public Service Award from the Department of Health and Human Services. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is a senior member of the Institute of Medicine.
APPENDIX C 217 Philip K. Russell, M.D. Dr. Russell recently retired as Professor in the De- partment of International Health of the Johns Hopkins University School of Hy- giene and Public Health. From 1959 to 1990 he served in the U.S. Army Medi- cal Corps, retiring as a Major General and Assistant Surgeon General for Research and Development. He has expertise in infectious diseases, tropical medicine, virology, immunology, and vaccines. He has served on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Center for Infectious Diseases, the Scientific Advisory Group of Experts for the World Health Organization Programme on Vaccine Development, the Presiden- tial Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments, Defense Science Board task forces on chemical weapons and on biological defense, and on nu- merous National Academy of Sciences committees, including the Committee on R&D Needs for Improving Civilian Medical Responses to Chemical and Bio- logical Terrorism Incidents; Committee on Interactions of Drugs, Biologics, and Chemicals in Deployed U.S. Military Forces; Committee to Review the Health Consequences of Service During the Persian Gulf War; Committee on Microbial Threats to Health; and Committee on Issues and Priorities for New Vaccine De- velopment. He has received the Order of Military Medical Merit and the Distin- guished Service Medal and is a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiol- ogy and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Advisors Arthur J. Barsky, III, M.D. Dr. Barsky is currently Professor in the Depart- ment of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School and Psychiatrist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, where he supervises the Psychiatric Consul- tation Liaison Service and is Director of Psychosomatic Research. His research interests include somatoform disorders, interindividual variability in symptom reporting among the medically ill, and psychiatric and psychosocial aspects of chronic medical illness. He sits on the editorial boards of the Harvard Review of Psychiatry and the Somatization Newsletter. Dan G. Blazer, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. Dr. Blazer is Dean of Medical Educa- tion at the Duke University School of Medicine, where he serves as J.P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Community and Family Medicine. He is also Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epi- demiology at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health. Dr. Blazer is the author or editor of over 20 books and author or coauthor of over 200 peer-reviewed articles on topics including depression, epidemiology, and consultation liaison psychiatry. He has served on several Institute of Medicine committees, recently chairing the Committee on the Evaluation of the Depart- ment of Defense Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program. He is a fellow of the American College of Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the Institute of Medicine.
218 STRATEGIES TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF DEPLOYED U,S, FORCES GermaineM. Buck,Ph.D. Dr. Buck is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Bio- medical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo. She is an epidemi- ologist with expertise in reproductive and perinatal outcomes, particularly fol- lowing environmental exposures. Dr. Buck serves on the Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, and on the Board of the Medical Follow-Up Agency, Institute of Medicine. She is a board member of the American College of Epidemiology. Charles C. J. Carpenter,M.D. Dr. Carpenter is Professor of Medicine at Brown University School of Medicine and Director of the International Health Institute at Brown University. He has over 30 years of clinical and research experience in infectious diseases and internal medicine. He currently chairs the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Committee for the National Institutes of Health and is president of the Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association. Dr. Carpenter is a master in the American College of Physicians and a senior member of the Institute of Medicine. Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D. Dr. Goodman is founder and director of the University of Miami Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy and co-director of the university's Programs in Business, Governmental and Professional Ethics. He has appointments in the university's departments of Philosophy, Medicine, and Epidemiology and Public Health and the School of Nursing. His research inter- ests are in ethics in epidemiology and public health and ethics in medical in- formatics. He founded and has chaired the American Medical Informatics As- sociation's Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Working Group and is a member of the American College of Epidemiology's Ethics and Standards of Practice Committee. Sanford S. Leffingwell, M.D., M.P.H. Dr. Leff~ngwell is an occupational and environmental medicine consultant with HEM Consultants in Atlanta, Georgia. From 1985 to 1995, he served as medical epidemiologist for the Chemical De- militarization Program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a group that provides congressionally mandated oversight of the Army's chemical weapons disposal activities. Dr. Leff~ngwell also served as a member of the U.S. negotiating team for a bilateral (U.S. and U.S.S.R.) Chemical Weapons Treaty and was a member of the U.S. Medical Delegation to provide technical assis- tance to Japan regarding medical management of people injured in the 1995 subway nerve agent incident. He serves on the National Research Council Standing Committee on Program and Technical Review of the U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Defense Command (CBDCOM Committee) and the Committee on Chronic Reference Doses for Selected Chemical Warfare Agents. Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D. Dr. McEwen is Professor and Head of the Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at Rockefeller
APPENDIX C 219 University. His research interests include the nonreproductive actions of sex hormones, stress effects on the structure and function of the brain, and adrenal steroids and the plasticity of brain and behavior. He is a member of the MacAr- thur Foundation Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health and has devel- oped a new formulation of how stress affects health. Dr. McEwen is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and immediate Past President of the Soci- ety for Neuroscience. G. Marie Swanson,Ph.D.,M.P.H. Dr. Swanson is Director of the Cancer Center and Professor in the departments of Family Practice and Medicine in the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. Her major areas of research are cancer and chronic disease epidemiology, with particular emphasis upon primary prevention, occupational and environmental risk factors, chronic disease comorbidity, and high-risk populations. She also has expertise in popu- lation-based medical surveillance for epidemiologic and clinical research. She serves on the National Board of the American Cancer Society and on the edito- rial boards of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and Cancer Epide- miology, Biomarkers, and Prevention. Dr. Swanson is past President of the Michigan Division of the American Cancer Society, a Fellow and former Presi- dent of the American College of Epidemiology, a Fellow of the American Asso- ciation for the Advancement of Science, and the 1996 recipient of the St. George Medal of the American Cancer Society. Paul C. Tang, M.D. Dr. Tang is Medical Director of Clinical Informatics at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and Vice President of Epic Research West, Epic Systems. He serves on the boards of directors of the American College of Medical Informatics and the American Medical Informatics Association and is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Computer-Based Patient Record Institute. His research interests include computer-based patient record systems, clinical decision support, and patient and consumer health information. Frank W. Weathers,Ph.D. Dr. Weathers is Assistant Professor in the De- partment of Psychology at Auburn University. From 1989 to 1997 he served as Staff Psychologist at the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder at the Boston Veterans' Affairs Medical Center. His research interests include assess- ment and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and social information proc- essing in anxiety, depression, and personality disorders. He is the recipient of the Chaim Danieli Young Professional Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Neil D. Weinstein, Ph.D. Dr. Weinstein is Professor in the departments of Hu- man Ecology and Psychology and former chair of the Department of Human Ecology at Cook College, Rutgers University. His research is directed at health and environmental psychology, with an emphasis on risk perceptions, risk com- munication, and health behavior. Dr. Weinstein serves on the editorial boards of
220 STRATEGIES TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF DEPLOYED U,S, FORCES the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, the British Journal of Health Psychol- ogy, Health Psychology, and the Journal of Environmental Psychology. He has advised or served on numerous national advisory and review panels on risk com- munication and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in both the Division of Health Psychology and the Division of Population and Environment.