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AHRQ Announces New Members to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Date:3/5/2008

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force were announced today by Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which supports the Task Force. David Grossman, M.D., of Seattle; J. Sanford (Sandy) Schwartz, M.D., of Philadelphia; and Timothy Wilt, M.D., M.P.H., of Minneapolis join the Task Force this month. Another new member, Bernadette Melnyk, Ph.D., of Phoenix, joined the Task Force in November, 2007.

The Task Force consists of 16 health care experts in the specialties of family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, geriatrics, preventive medicine, public health, behavioral medicine, and nursing.

Dr. Grossman is a board-certified pediatrician recognized for his research on injury prevention and Native American health. He serves as medical director of preventive care at Group Health, a large Seattle-based health care system. He is also a senior investigator at the Group Health Center for Health Studies and a professor of health services and adjunct professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington. He serves on the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Injury Prevention and Control for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2007, the American Academy of Pediatrics awarded Dr. Grossman the Native American Child Health Advocacy Award.

Dr. Schwartz, a board-certified internal medicine specialist, is the Leon Hess Professor of Medicine, Health Management, and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Wharton School. He is past president of the American Federation of Clinical Research and the Society for Medical Decision Making, former Executive Director of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and past Editor of the American Journal of Managed Care. An expert in the evaluation of medical practices and guidelines, Dr. Schwartz has served on the National Ins
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