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Board of Scientific Counselors Membership List

As of October 2016


  • Thomas V. Inglesby, MD
    Director and CEO, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Center for Health Security
    Term: 3/7/2011 – 9/30/2019

Special Government Employees

  • Margaret L. Brandeau, PhD
    Professor of Engineering, Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
    Term: 5/10/2012 – 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
    Term: 1/9/17 – 9/30/2020
  • Suzet McKinney, DrPH, MPH
    Executive Director, Illinois Medical District Commission
    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
  • Brent Pawlecki, MD
    Chief Health Officer, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Term: 7/14/2016 – 9/30/2019
  • Alonzo L. Plough, PhD, MPH
    Vice President for Research and Evaluation and Chief Science Officer
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Term: 7/14/2016 – 9/30/2019
  • Catherine C. Slemp, MD, MPH
    Consultant, Public Health Policy and Practice
    Term: 12/19/2016 – 9/30/2020
  • 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
  • Dawn Patricia Wooley, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology, and Physiology, Wright State University
    Term: 3/2/2016 – 9/30/2020

Ex-Officio Members

  • Jody R. Wireman, PhD, MSPH, MPA
    Director, Force Health Protection, NORAD and USNORTHCOM
    Peterson AFB, Colorado
    Department of Defense
  • 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

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