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IOM Announces New Members

On Monday, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced the names of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 43rd annual meeting. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Those from ASPPH members include Dean Jody Heymann (UCLA), Dean Mauricio Hernandez-Avila (INSP Mexico), Dr. Carlos Del Rio (Emory), Dr. Arline Geronimus (Michigan), Dr. Karen Glanz (UPenn), Dr. Allen Jette (BU), Dr. Ashish Jha (Harvard), Dr. Ann Kurth (NYU), Dr. Thomas LaVeist (Johns Hopkins), Dr. Michelle Mello (Harvard), Dr. Bruce Psaty (Washington), Dr. Mark Edwin Frisse (Vanderbilt), and Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Elder Weiner (Vanderbilt). These individuals join a distinguished group that includes many ASPPH representatives and faculty.