As of May 2017
OPHPR’s Board of Scientific Counselors consists of 11 voting members (Appointed Special Government Employees), including the Chair; 3 Ex Officio voting members from federal agencies; and 6 liaison representatives. Voting board members and non-voting liaison representatives have expertise in the following topic areas relevant to emergency preparedness and response business, crisis leadership, emergency response and management, engineering, epidemiology, health policy and management, informatics, laboratory science, medicine, mental and behavioral health, public health law, public health practice, risk communication and social science.
Thomas Inglesby, M.D.
Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Term: 2/29/2016 – 9/30/2019
Margaret L. Brandeau, PhD
Coleman F. Fung Professor, School of Engineering Department of Management, Science and Engineering Stanford University
Term: 3/1/2016 – 9/30/2019
Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH
Dean, School of Public Health, Boston University
Term: 12/23/2016 – 9/30/2020
Erika James, PhD, MA
John H. Harland Dean, Goizueta Business School Emory University Atlanta, Georgia
Term: 1/9/2017 – 9/30/2020
Suzet McKinney, DrPH, MPH
CEO/Executive DirectorChicago, IL
Illinois Medical District Commission
Term: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2017
Ian I. Mitroff, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, USC
Senior Research Associate, Center for Catastrophic
Risk Management, Haas School of Business
University of California Berkeley
Term: 12/20/2016 – 9/30/2020
Brent Pawlecki, M.D.
Chief Health Officer
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Term: 7/14/2016 – 9/30/2018
Alonzo L. Plough, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Vice President for Research and Evaluation and Chief Science Officer
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Princeton, New Jersey
Term: 7/14/2016 – 9/30/2019
Catherine C. Slemp, M.D., M.P.H.
Consultant, Public Health Policy and Practice
Milton, West Virginia
Term: 12/19/2016 – 9/30/2018
Kasisomayajula Viswanath, Ph.D., M.A., M.C.J.
Lee Kum Kee Profressor of Health Communication
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Term: 8/13/2014 – 9/30/2018
Dawn Patricia Wooley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology
Wright State University
Term: 3/02/2016 – 9/30/2017
Ex Officio Members
Department of Defense
Jody R. Wireman, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., M.P.A.
CIH, DABT HQ NORAD-USNORTHCOM
Director, SG Force Health Protection
Peterson AFB, CO
Department of Health & Human Services
Jack Herrmann, M.S.Ed., NCC, LMHC
Deputy Director, Office of Policy and Planning (OPP)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Department of Homeland Security
J. Bradley Dickerson, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer
Office of Health Affairs
Department of Homeland Security
Christina Egan, Ph.D., C.B.S.P
Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
Chief, Biodefense Laboratory, Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health
Marissa Levine, M.D., M.P.H.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
State Health Commissioner
Virginia Department of Health
Patricia Quinlisk, M.D., M.P.H.
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologist (CSTE)
Medical Director and State Epidemiologist
Iowa Department of Public Health
Des Moines, IA
Michele Askenazi, M.P.H., CHES
National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Tri-County Health Department
Greenwood Village, CO
Designated Federal Official
Samuel L. Groseclose, D.V.M., M.P.H.
Associate Director for Science, OPHPR
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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- Page last updated: July 17, 2017
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