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Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
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Board of Scientific Counselors

* Nominee

Jerome F. Strauss, III, MD, PhD, Chair
7/1/09 - 6/30/16
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Genetics
Dean, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System, Richmond, VA
Rita J. Balice-Gordon, PhD
7/1/13 - 6/30/18
Vice-President and Head, Integrative Neuroscience and Circuitry, Neuroscience Research Unit, Pfizer, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, PhD
7/1/13 - 6/30/18
Developmental Psychology & Behavioral Science
Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development, Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
Barbara L. Hempstead, MD, PhD
7/1/10 - 6/30/15
Neuroscience & Molecular Physiology
O. Wayne Isom Professor of Medicine and Co-Chief, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Laurinda Jaffe, PhD
7/1/11 - 6/30/16
Signal Transduction
Professor and Chair, Department of Cell Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
James R. Lupski, MD, PhD, DSc (hon)
7/1/09 - 6/30/15
Cullen Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics and Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Antonios G. Mikos, PhD
7/1/13 - 6/30/18
Bioengineering & Biophysics
Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Director, Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering Director, J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX
Tarun B. Patel, PhD
7/1/10 - 6/30/15
Cell & Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Therapeutics Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
Lucia B. Rothman-Denes, PhD
7/1/10 - 6/30/15
Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Yoel Sadovsky, MD*
7/1/14 - 6/30/19
Reproductive Biology, Obstetrics, & Gynecology
Director, Magee-Womens Research Institute, Elsie Hilliard Chair of Women's Health, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Lilianna "Lila" Solnica-Krezel, PhD
7/1/12 - 6/30/17
Developmental Biology
Professor and Head, Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Joan A. Steitz, PhD
7/1/11 - 6/30/16
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Susan S. Taylor, PhD*
7/1/14 - 6/30/19
Structural Biology & Molecular Biochemistry
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Professor of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Richard "Mort" C. Wasserman, MD, MPH
7/1/10 - 6/30/15
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Director, Pediatric Research Office Settings (PROS), American Academy of Pediatrics, Burlington, VT
Michelle A. Williams, ScD
7/1/11 - 6/30/16
Professor and Chair Department of Epidemiology Harvard School of Public Health Boston, MA