Date: July 11, 2006
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IOM Names 2006-2007 Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellows
The fellows -- outstanding midcareer health professionals -- were chosen on a competitive basis from nominations submitted by academic institutions, nonprofit health care organizations, and other community-based providers.
The fellows will spend a year in
The fellowship program was established in 1973 at the
The 2006-2007 fellows are:
Guy Clifton, M.D.; professor, Runnells Distinguished Chair, and founding chair, department of neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center,
Carmen R. Green, M.D.; associate professor of anesthesiology, director of pain research and management, and attending physician, Center for Interventional Pain Medicine,
Nancy Hardt, M.D.; clinical professor, pathology and laboratory medicine,
Arthur Kellermann, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P.; professor and department chair of emergency medicine,
Barbara L. Kornblau, J.D., O.T.R./L.; professor of occupational therapy and public health, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla.
Eugene C. Rich, M.D.; Tenet Professor and Chair, department of medicine, School of Medicine,
Howard Tuch, M.D.; medical director, long-term care programs, Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care,
Additional information on the fellowship program can be found at <www.healthpolicyfellows.org>.
Established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences, the