2005 Advocacy Awards Gala Honorary Chairs

William G. Anlyan, MD

Duke University

The Honorable and Mrs. William McC. Blair, Jr.

Barry R. Bloom, PhD

Harvard University Schoolof Public Health

Thomas E. Bryant, MD, JD

Friends of the National Library of Medicine

Roger Bulger, MD

Association of Academic Health Centers

Joseph Califano, Jr.

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

The Honorable Frank C. Carlucci

Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH

U.S. Surgeon General

David R. Challoner, MD

Institute of Medicine

Carolyn Clancy, MD

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Senator John Cornyn

Lester Crawford
, DVM, PhD

Food and Drug Administration

Nils Daulaire, MD, MPH

Global Health Council

Michael E. DeBakey, MD

Baylor College of Medicine

Peter Dolan

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Robert Essner


Anthony S. Fauci, MD

Harvey Fineberg, PhD, MD

Institute of Medicine of The National Academies

James W. Fordyce

Mary Woodard Lasker Charitable Trust

James Foster

Charles River Laboratories

Julie L. Gerberding, MD, MPH

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Raymond Gilmartin

Merck & Co., Inc.

The Honorable Newt Gingrich

J. Warren Gorrell, Jr.

Hogan & Hartson

Robert J.Gould, PhD

Porter Novelli

The Honorable James C. Greenwood

Biotechnology Industry Organization

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

Robert A. Ingram


Karen Katen

Pfizer Inc

Paul W. Kincade, PhD


C. Everett Koop, MD, ScD

Former U.S. Surgeon General

National SAFE KIDS Campaign

Stephanie Lederman

American Federation for Aging Research

LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fnd.

Howard UniversityHospital

Alan I. Leshner, PhD, CEO

American Association for the Advancement of Science

William W. Li, MD

The Angiogenesis Foundation

Donald A.B. Lindberg, MD

Mark B. McClellan, MD, PhD

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Margaret E. Mahoney

MEM Associates

James Mandell, MD

Children's Hospital of Boston

Afaf I.Meleis, PhD

University of Pennsylvania Schoolof Nursing

The Honorable Dan Mica

The Honorable Bob Michel

James J. Mongan, MD

Partners Healthcare System Inc.

Mary Tyler Moore

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

John P. Moses

St. Jude Children's ResearchHospital

Steven R. Patierno, PhD

The George Washington University Cancer Institute

William A. Peck, MD

Washington University Schoolof Medicine

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

The Honorable Robert Ray

Governor and Mrs. Mitt Romney

William L. Roper, MD, MPH

Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

David Satcher, MD, PhD

Morehouse School of Medicine

John R. Seffrin, PhD

American Cancer Society

Martin Soeters

Novo Nordisk Inc.

Allen M. Spiegel, MD

C. Charles Stokes, Jr.

CDC Foundation

The Honorable Louis W. Sullivan, MD

Morehouse School of Medicine

Sidney Taurel

Eli Lilly & Company

The Honorable Billy Tauzin


Samuel O. Thier, MD
Massachusetts GeneralHospital

Andrew von Eshenbach, MD

William Weldon

Johnson & Johnson

M. Cass Wheeler

American Heart Association

Miles D. White


John Whitehead

Campaign for Medical Research

Peter Whitehead

Susan Whitehead

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Elias A. Zerhouni, MD

National Institutes of Health

Jerry and Janet Zucker

Zucker Productions

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