Lynn R. Goldman, MD, MPH
Dean, School of Public Health and Health Services
Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health
George Washington University
A pediatrician and an epidemiologist, Dr. Goldman is Dean of George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Formerly she was a Professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Environmental Health Sciences, where her areas of focus were children's environmental health, public health practice, and chemical regulatory policy. In 1993, Dr. Goldman was appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate to serve as Assistant Administrator (AA) for the US Environmental Protection Agency, where she directed the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) from 1993 through 1998. As AA for OCSPP she was responsible for the nation's pesticide, toxic substances and pollution prevention laws. Under her watch, EPA overhauled the nation's pesticides laws to assure that children would be protected by pesticide regulations. At EPA she was successful in promoting children's health issues and furthering the international agenda for global chemical safety.
Prior to joining the EPA, from 1985 until 1993, Dr. Goldman served in several positions at the California Department of Public Health, most recently as chief of the Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control. She has conducted public health investigations on pesticides, childhood lead poisoning and other environmental hazards. She established the California Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and co-founded the Children's Environmental Health Network.
She has a BS in Conservation of Natural Resources, an MS in Health and Medical Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and an MD from the University of California, San Francisco. She completed pediatric training at Children's Hospital, Oakland, California and is board-certified in pediatrics.
She was elected a member of the Institute of Medicine in 2007. She has received several awards including the Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service from the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association (1999), Alumna of the Year from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health (2002), National Library of Medicine, Changing the Face of Women in Medicine (2003), election to the Delta Omega Honor Society (2007), the Children's Environmental Health Network Child Health Advocate Award (2008), Maryland's Top 100 Women, Maryland Daily Record (2009) and the Heinz Award for Global Change, (2010).
Dr. Goldman currently is vice chairman of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, a member of the NAS Board on Environmental Sciences and Toxicology and a member of the NAS Report Review Committee. She serves as a member of the US Food and Drug Administration Science Board. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Environmental Defense Fund.
Alan Greenberg, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services Washington, DC
Alan Greenberg, MD, MPH, is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. He is also Professor in the Departments of Medicine and of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Among recent activities, Dr. Greenberg is the Co-founder and Co-Director of the GW HIV/AIDS Institute, dedicated to linking and expanding the University′s HIV-related research and educational activities in basic science, prevention, epidemiology, clinical care, education and health policy. He also founded and is Director of the newly chartered GW Center for HIV/AIDS Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Public Health Laboratory Research, committed to expanding HIV/AIDS research activities in these domains in Washington, DC. He is the principal investigator of the “Academic-Public Health Partnership” between GW and the District of Columbia Department of Health. The partnership has focused on core HIV/AIDS and hepatitis surveillance activities, the CDC-funded National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, and monitoring and evaluation of DC′s HIV testing campaign. He is also the principal investigator of several World Health Organization-sponsored management and policy projects, including the development of a legal and policy framework to support “task-shifting” among health care workers to scale up HIV prevention, care and treatment services in the developing world. Before joining SPHHS, Dr. Greenberg spent two decades at CDC, where he provided scientific leadership for its domestic and international HIV epidemiologic research program. He served as chief of the agency′s HIV Epidemiology Branch, supervising research studies in 28 US states and nine countries. His assignments have taken him around the globe, including Cote d′Ivoire, where he spent four years directing the CDC's research, training and clinical services in West Africa. He received his Doctor of Medicine from George Washington University School of Medicine in 1982 and his Masters in Public Health in 1999 from Harvard School of Public Health.