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NIH Appoints New Council of Councils Members

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) named 10 individuals to the NIH Council of Councils. Council members are nominated by the NIH Institutes and Centers and from the Council of Public Representatives. The 27 member council advises the NIH Director on policies and activities of the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives. Additional information pertaining to the Council of Councils, as well as the complete Council roster is available online at The newly announced members, who will serve terms through October 31, 2015, are:

  • Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine

  • Janice E. Clements, PhD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

  • Steven T. DeKosky, MD, University of Virginia

  • Susan F. Goekler, PhD, MCHES, Directors of Health Promotion and Education

  • Barbara J. Guthrie, RN, PhD, FAAN, Yale University

  • Nancy L. Haigwood, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University

  • Craig J. McClain, MD, University of Louisville School of Medicine

  • James E. Schwob, MD, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Gilbert C. White, II, MD, Blood Research Institute

New Members Named to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research

Five new members have been appointed to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR), the principal advisory board of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The new council members were announced by the NINR as follows:

Cynthia Barnes-Boyd, PhD, MSN, is a senior director for the Office of the Vice President for Health Affairs of the University of Illinois Health Sciences System (UI-Health). She is also a clinical associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health and College of Nursing. Dr. Barnes-Boyd is experienced in guiding program evaluation research in large-scale projects that include community partners. She is the director of UI-Health’s Office Community Engagement …

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