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Institute of Medicine Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates
Date:10/21/2013

berg Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; and chief of general pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston

  • Nirav Ramesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., commissioner, New York State Department of Health, Albany

  • George M. Shaw, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine, division of hematology/oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

  • Lisa Simpson, M.B.B.Ch., M.P.H., FAAP, president and CEO, AcademyHealth, Washington, D.C.

  • Pamela Sklar, M.D., Ph.D., professor, departments of psychiatry, neuroscience, and genetics and genomic sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City

  • Matthew W. State, M.D., Ph.D., Oberndorf Family Distinguished Professor and chair, department of psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco

  • Subra Suresh, Sc.D., president, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

  • Christopher A. Walsh, M.D., Ph.D., investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; chief, division of genetics and genomics, Boston Children's Hospital; and Bullard Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston

  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Elder Weiner, Ph.D., RN-BC, FACMI, FAAN, senior associate dean for informatics, Centennial Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing, and professor of biomedical informatics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn.

  • James Owen Woolliscroft, M.D., dean, Lyle C. Roll Professor of Medicine, and professor of internal medicine and medical education, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor

    Newly elected foreign associates are:

    • Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Ph.D., D.Sc., FRCS, FRCOG, professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology, and president, St. George's University of London; and president, Federation International of Gynecology and Obstetrics, United Kingdom

    • Patrick Couvreur, Ph.D., Pharm.D., pro
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