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Board of Scientific Counselors Membership List

As of October 2014


  • Thomas V. Inglesby, MD
    Director and CEO, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Center for Health Security
    Term: 3/7/2011 – 9/30/2015

Special Government Employees

  • Ruth G. Bernheim
    Chair, Department of Public Health Services and Associate Professor of Information Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Term: 11/20/2012 – 09/30/2016
  • Margaret L. Brandeau, PhD
    Professor of Engineering, Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
    Term: 5/10/2012 – 9/30/2015
  • Frederick M. Burkle, Jr., MD, MPH, DTM
    Senior Fellow and Scientist, Harvard University School of Public Health
    Term: 10/1/2015 – 9/30/2019
  • Ellen J. Mackenzie, PhD
    Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Term: 5/5/2012 – 9/30/2015
  • Suzet McKinney, DrPH, MPH
    Deputy Commissioner, Bureau of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response/Bioterrorism Program, Chicago Department of Public Health
    Term: 09/30/2013 – 09/30/2017
  • Ian I. Mitroff, PhD
    Adjunct Professor, College of Environmental Design and Research Associate, Center for Catastrophic Risk Management, University of California, Berkeley
    Term: 11/20/2012 – 9/30/2016
  • Carol S. North, MD, MPE
    Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Division of Trauma and Disaster, The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
    Term: 11/20/2012 – 9/30/2016
  • Richard Reed, MSW
    Senior Vice President, Disaster Cycle Services, American Red Cross
    Term: 10/01/2014 – 09/30/2018
  • Richard D. Smith, PhD
    Chief Scientist, Biological Sciences Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    Term: 09/25/2013 – 09/30/2017
  • Kasisomayajula Viswanath, PhD, MA, MCJ
    Associate Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Harvard School of Public Health
    Term: 8/13/2014 – 9/30/2018

Ex-Officio Members

  • RADM Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH (USPHS)
    Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
    Washington, DC
    Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kathryn Brinsfield, MD, MPH
    Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer
    Washington, DC
    Department of Homeland Security
  • Jody R. Wireman, PhD, MSPH, MPA
    Director, Force Health Protection, NORAD and USNORTHCOM
    Peterson AFB, Colorado
    Department of Defense

Executive Secretary and Designated Federal Official OPHPR BSC

  • Sam Groseclose, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
    Associate Director for Science, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Atlanta, GA

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