Date: Oct. 12, 2009
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"It is a great pleasure to welcome these distinguished and accomplished individuals to the
New members are elected by current active members through a highly selective process that recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health. A diversity of talent among IOM's membership is assured by the Institute's charter, which stipulates that at least one-quarter of the membership is selected from outside the health professions, for example, from such fields as the natural, social, and behavioral sciences; law; engineering; and the humanities. The newly elected members raise IOM's total active membership to 1,610 and the number of foreign associates to 93. With an additional 75 members holding emeritus status, IOM's total membership is 1,778.
Newly elected members of the
Russ B. Altman, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair, department of bioengineering, and professor of genetics, medicine, and computer science, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.
Kristi S. Anseth, Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and Tisone Professor and Distinguished Professor, department of chemical and biological engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
Karen Hsiao Ashe, M.D., Ph.D., Anne Marie Tulloch Professor in Neurology, and director, Grossman Center for Memory Research and Care, University of Minnesota Medical School and Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis
Tom P. Aufderheide, M.D., professor of emergency medicine, and associate chair for research affairs, department of emergency medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Michelle Biros, M.D., professor and vice chair of research, department of emergency medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School,
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development and Education, Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York City
Patrick Brown, M.D., Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and professor, department of biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.
Donald S. Burke, M.D., dean, Graduate School of Public Health, UPMC-Jonas Salk Chair in Global Health,
Martin Chalfie, Ph.D., William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Biological Sciences and chair, department of biological sciences, Columbia University, New York City
Setsuko Kuki Chambers, M.D., Bobbi Olson Endowed Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research; professor and vice chair, department of obstetrics and gynecology; and director of women's cancers, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson
Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology, and director,
Michael L. Cleary, M.D., Lindhard Family Professor in Pediatric Cancer Biology, departments of pathology and pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.
Thomas Curran, Ph.D., deputy scientific director, Joseph Stokes Jr. Institute, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; and professor of pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., Ferring Family Chair in Pediatric Cancer and Related Disorders and professor of biostatistics and neurology, department of pediatrics, School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis
Susan Dentzer, editor in chief, Health Affairs,
Ana V. Diez Roux, M.D., Ph.D., professor of epidemiology, department of epidemiology, and director, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health,
Wafaa El-Sadr, M.D., M.P.H., professor of medicine and epidemiology, and director, International Center for AIDS and Allied Programs, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City
Amy N. Finkelstein, Ph.D., professor of economics, department of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Garret A. FitzGerald, M.D., McNeil Professor in Translational Medicine and Therapeutics; professor of medicine and pharmacology; associate dean for translational research; and chair, department of pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry,
Alfred L. Goldberg, Ph.D., professor of cell biology, department of cell biology,
Sue J. Goldie, M.D., M.P.H., Roger Irving Lee Professor of Public Health, department of health policy and management, and director, Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health,
Dana P. Goldman, Ph.D., professor and Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy, and director, Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; and senior economist, RAND Corp., Los Angeles
Deborah Grady, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean for clinical and translational research, departments of medicine, epidemiology, and biostatistics, and professor of medicine, Women's
Lawrence W. Green, Dr.P.H., professor, department of epidemiology and biostatistics, and co-leader, Society, Diversity, and Disparities Program, School of Medicine and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco
Daniel A. Haber, M.D., Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Kurt J. Isselbacher/Peter D. Schwartz Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; and director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston
Michael R. Harrison, M.D., professor emeritus of surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive sciences,
Sam Hawgood, M.B.B.S., dean and vice chancellor for medical affairs, School of Medicine,
Eric C. Holland, M.D., Ph.D., vice chair of translational research, department of neurosurgery; director, Brain Tumor Center; and Emily Tow Jackson Chair in Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City
Mark S. Humayun, M.D., Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology, biomedical engineering, and cell biology and neurobiology, Keck School of Medicine,
Tyler E. Jacks, Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and David H. Koch Professor of Biology, and director, David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
Alexandra L. Joyner, Ph.D., Courtney Steel Chair in Pediatric Cancer Research and professor, department of developmental biology,
Frederick S. Kaplan, M.D., Isaac and Rose Nassau Professor of Orthopedic Molecular Medicine and chief, division of molecular orthopedic medicine, department of orthopedic surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Michael B. Kastan, M.D., professor, department of oncology, and director, Comprehensive Cancer Center, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
Ichiro Kawachi, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair, department of society, human development, and health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston
Isaac S. Kohane, M.D., Ph.D., Lawrence J. Henderson Professor of Pediatrics and Health Sciences and Technology, department of pediatrics,
Uma R. Kotagal, M.B.B.S., senior vice president for quality and transformation and director of health policy and clinical effectiveness, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; and professor of pediatrics, obstetrics, and gynecology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati
Story C. Landis, Ph.D., director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health,
Roger J. Lewis, M.D., Ph.D., professor of emergency medicine, department of emergency medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles; and vice chair for academic affairs, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, Calif.
Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Ph.D., chief, section on organelle biology, cell biology and metabolism branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health,
Joanne J. Lupton, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor, and William W. Allen Endowed Chair in Nutrition, department of nutrition and food science, Texas A&M University, College Station
Terry F. McElwain, D.V.M., Ph.D., professor and executive director, Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory; and director, Animal Health Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman
Roberta B. Ness, M.D., M.P.H., dean and M. David Low Chair in Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston
Roger A. Nicoll, M.D., professor, departments of cellular and molecular pharmacology and physiology,
Nancy H. Nielsen, M.D., Ph.D., senior associate dean for medical education and clinical professor,
Michel C. Nussenzweig, M.D., Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and Sherman Fairchild Professor and senior physician, department of molecular immunology, Rockefeller University, New York City
Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D., Philip O'Bryan Montgomery Jr. M.D. Distinguished Presidential Chair in Academic Administration, and Doris and Bryan Wildenthal Distinguished Chair in Medical Science, department of internal medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Joan Y. Reede, M.D., M.P.H., dean for diversity and community partnership and associate professor of medicine, department of medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Allan L. Reiss, M.D., Howard C. Robbins Professor, department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and director, Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Stanford University School of Medicine,
Mary V. Relling, Pharm.D., faculty member and chair, department of pharmaceutical sciences, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn.
John A. Rich, M.D., M.P.H., professor and chair, department of health management and policy, School of Public Health, Drexel University, Philadelphia
Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
Gary Ruvkun, Ph.D., professor of genetics, department of molecular biology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
William M. Sage, M.D., J.D., vice provost for health affairs and James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence in Law, University of
Clifford B. Saper, M.D., Ph.D., James Jackson Putnam Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School; and professor and head, department of neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Amita Sehgal, Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and John Herr Musser Professor of Neuroscience and vice chair, department of neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine,
Joe V. Selby, M.D., M.P.H., director, division of research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, Calif.
Lawrence Steinman, M.D., professor of neurology, pediatrics, and genetics, department of neurology and neurological sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif.
Barbara J. Stoll, M.D., George W. Brumley Jr. Professor of Pediatrics and chair, department of pediatrics, Emory University; and president and chief executive officer, Emory-Children's Center, Atlanta
Megan Sykes, M.D., associate director,
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., Jay Phillips Professor and chair, department of surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School,
Bruce D. Walker, M.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; and director, Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard University, Boston
Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D., Donald Bren Professor of Molecular Genetics and director, Center for Molecular and Mitochondrial Medicine and Genetics,
Ralph Weissleder, M.D., Ph.D., professor of systems biology and radiology,
Susan M. Wolf, J.D., McKnight Presidential Professor of Law, Medicine, and Public Policy; Faegre and Benson Professor of Law; professor of law and medicine; and chair, Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment, and the Life Sciences, Schools of Law and Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Newly elected foreign associates are:
Richard Frackowiak, M.D., D.Sc., professor and head, department of neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
R. Brian Haynes, M.D., Ph.D., professor of clinical epidemiology and medicine, and chief, Health Information Research Unit, department of clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Carol P. Herbert, M.D., dean, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, and professor, department of family medicine,
Alan Lopez, Ph.D., professor of medical statistics and population health and head,
Maximilian F. Reiser, M.D., professor of radiology and chair, department of clinical radiology, University Hospitals, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany
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