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Institute of Medicine

ORGANIZATION

"The nation turns to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies for science-based advice on matters of biomedical science, medicine, and health. A nonprofit organization specifically created for this purpose as well as an honorific membership organization, the IOM was chartered in 1970 as a component of the National Academy of Sciences."

Official Website:
http://www.iom.edu/

Location:
Washington, DC

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dennis A. Ausiello
Doctor
c. 1945   Massachusetts General Hospital
Katherine Baicker
Economist
23-May-1971   Council of Economic Advisers, 2005-07
David Baltimore
Biologist
7-Mar-1938   Co-Discoverer, reverse transcriptase
Albert Bandura
Psychologist
4-Dec-1925   Bobo doll experiments
Steven C. Beering
Educator
1932   President of Purdue, 1983-2000
Paul Berg
Chemist
30-Jun-1926   Pioneer in recombinant DNA
Bruce A. Beutler
Biologist
29-Dec-1957   Lipopolysaccharide receptors
Elizabeth H. Blackburn
Scientist
26-Nov-1948   Co-Discoverer of telomerase
Lester Breslow
Doctor
17-Mar-1915 9-Apr-2012 Dean, UCLA School of Public Health, 1972-80
William R. Brody
Educator
4-Jan-1944   President, Salk Institute
Linda B. Buck
Biologist
29-Jan-1947   Odorant receptors and olfactory organization
Sheila P. Burke
Administrator
c. 1951   COO of the Smithsonian Institution
Robert N. Butler
Doctor
21-Jan-1927 4-Jul-2010 Expert on aging
William T. Butler
Doctor
c. 1932   Baylor College of Medicine
Anton J. Carlson
Biologist
29-Jan-1875 2-Sep-1956 The Machinery of the Body
Stanley N. Cohen
Biologist
17-Feb-1935   Recombinant DNA
Mary Sue Coleman
Educator
2-Oct-1943   President, University of Michigan
Molly J. Coye
Business
c. 1946   Founder, Health Technology Center
Peter B. Dervan
Chemist
28-Jun-1945   DNA Researcher
Victor J. Dzau
Doctor
1946   CEO of Duke University Health System
Richard R. Ernst
Chemist
14-Aug-1933   NMR spectroscopy
James R. Gavin III
Doctor
c. 1945   Morehouse School of Medicine
Lee Goldman
Doctor
6-Jan-1948   Goldman Index for cardiac risk
Margaret A. Hamburg
Government
1955   FDA Commissioner
Leroy Hood
Biologist
10-Oct-1938   Systems biology and Human Genome Project
Harry R. Jacobson
Doctor
c. 1947   Vice Chancellor for Health at Vanderbilt
Mae C. Jemison
Astronaut
17-Oct-1956   First African-American woman in space
Michael M. E. Johns
Educator
c. 1941   Chancellor, Emory University
William N. Kelley
Doctor
23-Jun-1939   Kelley-Seegmiller Syndrome
Jim Yong Kim
Educator
8-Dec-1959   President of Dartmouth College
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
Doctor
1954   Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
David M. Lawrence
Business
c. 1940   CEO of Kaiser KHFP, 1991-2002
Philip Leder
Biologist
19-Nov-1934   Harvard Geneticist
Jeffrey M. Leiden
Doctor
c. 1953   Clarus Ventures
Lawrence S. Lewin
Business
c. 1938   The Lewin Group
Susan L. Lindquist
Biologist
5-Jun-1949   Protein folding
Robert W. Mann
Inventor
1924 16-Jun-2006 Prosthetic devices
Joseph B. Martin
Doctor
1938   Dean, Harvard Medical School, 1997-2007
Barbara J. McNeil
Educator
c. 1940   Harvard Professor of Health Care Policy
John Mendelsohn
Biologist
31-Aug-1936   Cancer researcher
Mario J. Molina
Chemist
19-Mar-1943   Ozone depletion
Mary O. Mundinger
Educator
c. 1937   Dean, Columbia School of Nursing
Alicia H. Munnell
Economist
12-Jun-1942   Council of Economic Advisers, 1996-97
Woodrow A. Myers, Jr.
Doctor
14-Feb-1954   EVP at Wellpoint, 2000-05
Joseph P. Newhouse
Economist
24-Feb-1942   Rand economist, Harvard professor
Antonia C. Novello
Doctor
23-Aug-1944   US Surgeon General, 1990-93
Gilbert S. Omenn
Business
30-Aug-1941   Professor, University of Michigan
Peter R. Orszag
Government
16-Dec-1968   Beltway economist
David C. Page
Biologist
6-Jul-1956   Director, Whitehead Institute
Cecil B. Pickett
Biologist
5-Oct-1945   Ezetrol, Singulair, and Vioxx
George H. Poste
Biologist
c. 1944   Health Technology Networks
Deborah E. Powell
Doctor
1939   Dean of UMN Medical School
Uwe E. Reinhardt
Educator
c. 1936   Health economist
Robert D. Reischauer
Administrator
c. 1941   President of the Urban Institute
William C. Richardson
Educator
c. 1940   President of Johns Hopkins, 1990-95
William L. Roper
Government
c. 1948   Director, Centers for Disease Control, 1990-93
F. Sherwood Rowland
Chemist
28-Jun-1927 10-Mar-2012 Ozone depletion
Charles A. Sanders
Business
c. 1932   CEO of Glaxo, 1989-95
Leonard D. Schaeffer
Business
28-Jul-1945   CEO of WellPoint, 1992-2004
Harold T. Shapiro
Educator
8-Jun-1935   President of Princeton, 1988-2000
Thomas E. Shenk
Biologist
c. 1947   Princeton Molecular Biologist
Carolyn W. Slayman
Business
c. 1936   Genetics professor at Yale
Ralph Snyderman
Doctor
1940   CEO of Duke University Health System
Alfred Sommer
Doctor
1942   SPH Dean at Johns Hopkins, 1990-2005
Ralph M. Steinman
Biologist
14-Jan-1943 30-Sep-2011 Dendritic cells
Thomas P. Stossel
Doctor
c. 1941   Professor, Harvard Medical School
Samuel O. Thier
Doctor
23-Jun-1937   CEO of Massachusetts General, 1996-2002
Roger Y. Tsien
Scientist
1-Feb-1952   Green Fluorescent Protein
Wylie Vale, Jr.
Doctor
3-Jul-1941 3-Jan-2012 Endocrinologist at Salk Institute
Gail R. Wilensky
Activist
14-Jun-1943   Health care official


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