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Board of Scientific Counselors - Members 2007-2008

Chair

Elo, Irma T., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology
Population Studies Center
University of Pennsylvania
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6298
Tel: (215) 898-9162
Email: popelo@pop.upenn.edu
August 20, 2007-April 30, 2009

Angel, Ronald J., Ph.D
Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
320 Burdine Hall
University of Texas
Austin, Texas 78712-1088
Tel: (512) 232-6315
Email: rangel@austin.utexas.edu
August 21, 2007 – April 30, 2011

Blewett, Lynn A., Ph.D
Associate Professor
Division of Health Policy and Management
University of Minnesota
School of Public Health
410 Delaware Street, S.E., MMC 729
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455
Tel: (612) 626-4739
Email: blewe001@tc.umn.edu
August 22, 2007 – April 30, 2011

Executive Secretary

Cain, Virginia S., Ph.D.
Director of Extramural Research
National Center for Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
3311 Toledo Road, Room 7108
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
Tel: (301) 458-4395
Email: vcain@cdc.gov

Cornelius, Llewellyn, Ph.D
Professor
University of Maryland
School of Social Work
525 W Redwood St
Baltimore MD 21201
Tel: (410) 706-7610
Email: LCORNELIUS@ssw.umaryland.edu
September 16, 2008 – May 31, 2012

Escarce, José, MD, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
and Senior Natural Scientist at RAND
911 Broxton Avenue, Room 204
Box 951736
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1736
Tel: (310) 794-2842
Email: JEscarce@mednet.ucla.edu
September 12, 2008 – May 31, 2012

BSC Members

Harris, Kathleen Mullan, Ph.D.
James Haar Distinguished Professor
Department of Sociology and Fellow
Carolina Population Center
CB# 8129, University Square
123 W. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Tel: (919) 966-5560
Email: harrisk@email.unc.edu
October 14, 2008 – May 31, 2012

Hedegaard, Holly, MD, MSPH
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Dr. South
Denver, CO 80246-1530
Tel: (303) 692-3005
Email: hbhedega@smtpgate.dphe.state.co.us
September 15, 2008 – May 31, 2012

Hernandez, Donald J., Ph.D
Professor
Department of Sociology
University of Albany
State University of New York
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12222
Tel: (518) 442-4668
Email: DonH@albany.edu
May 1, 2007 – April 30, 2010

Kalton, Graham, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Westat, Inc.
1650 Research Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland
Tel: (301) 251-8253
Email: grahamkalton@westat.com
August 17, 2007 – April 30, 2011

Koepsell, Thomas D., M.D., M.P.H
Professor
University of Washington
Department of Epidemiology
Box 357236
Seattle, Washington 98195
TTel: (206) 543-8830
Email: koepsell@u.washington.edu
May 1, 2005 – April 30, 2009

Lepkowski, James M., Ph.D.
Research Professor
University of Michigan
Institute for Social Research
426 Thompson Street
P.O. Box 1248
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106
Tel: (734) 678-6964
Email: jimlep@umich.edu
June 21, 2006 – April 30, 2010

O’Grady, Michael J., Ph.D.
Director, O’Grady Health Policy LLC and Senior Fellow
National Opinion Research Center
(NORC) at the University of Chicago
4350 East-West Highway, Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel: (301) 634-9333
Email: O’Grady-Michael@NORC.UChicago.edu
August 21, 2007 – April 30, 2011

Prewitt, Kenneth, Ph.D.
Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs
School of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University IAB 1428
420 West 118th Street
New York City, New York 10027
Tel: (212) 854-1746
Email: KP2058@Columbia.edu
September 7, 2007 – April 30, 2011

Schwartz, Steven, Ph.D.
Registrar and Assistant Commissioner
Bureau of Vital Statistics
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
125 Worth Street, Box 7
New York, New York 10013
Tel: (212) 788-4575
Email: Sschwart@health.nyc.gov
May 1, 2005 – April 30, 2009

Stein, Ruth E. K., M.D.
Associate Director and Director of Research Training
Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, New York 10476
Tel: (718) 920-7932
Email: rstein@accom.yu.edu
June 29, 2006 – April 30, 2010

Ex-Officio Member

Wallman, Katherine K.
Chief Statistician
Office of Management and Budget
10201 New Executive Office Building
Washington, D. C. 20503
Tel: (202) 395-3093
Email: kwallman@omb.eop.gov

NCVHS Liaison

Scanlon, William J., Ph.D.
Health Policy R&D
901 New York Avenue, NW
3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (202)-624-3975
Email: wscanlon@hprd.net

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