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New Members to NIDCD Advisory Council, 1997

December 11, 1997




New Members to NIDCD Advisory Council
James F. Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., (second from left) Acting Director, NIDCD, welcomed new members to the Advisory Council of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.

From left: David P. Corey, Ph.D., Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Battey, Ms. Rebecca Dresser, Professor, School of Law, Case Western Reserve University, Orlando Taylor, Ph.D., Dean, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Howard University and Gregory T. Wolf, M.D., Chair, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center. Not pictured is Ms. Virginia Stern, Director, Project on Science, Technology and Disability at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Dr. Corey is also a neurobiologist in the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He earned his doctorate at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. He served as a member of two NIDCD expert panels; Balance and Balance Disorders in 1994 and Hearing and Hearing Impairment in 1996.

Ms. Dresser is the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Professor, School of Law and Center for Biomedical Ethics, at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. She earned her master's degree in Education at Indiana University, Bloomington, and her J.D. at Harvard. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Mental Health.

Dr. Taylor has served at Howard University as Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Executive Assistant to the President, Dean of the School of Communications, Graduate Professor and a departmental chair over the past twenty years. He is a graduate of Hampton University and earned graduate degrees at Indiana University and the University of Michigan.

Dr. Wolf earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His post-graduate training included residencies at Georgetown University and the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse. He served as a fellow in the Tumor Immunology Section, Division of Cancer Treatment, National Cancer Institute.

Ms. Stern earned her degrees from Stanford University and Gallaudet University in history and humanities. She has served as principal investigator on many activities related to helping people with disabilities and has written and co-authored several publications in this area.

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December 11, 1997