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Appendix B: Biosketches of Presenters and Authors
Pages 77-82

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From page 77...
... Courton Brown is a civic leader, serving on the boards of numerous local and national nonprofit boards including serving as the chair of Roxbury Community College, the chair of the Chestnut Hill School, and as a trustee of Faulkner Hospital, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, and YouthBuild USA. Charles Bruner, M.A., Ph.D., serves as Executive Director of the Child and Family Policy Center, a nonprofit organization established in 1989 "to better link research and policy on issues vital to children and families." He holds an M.A.
From page 78...
... degree in mass communications from Jackson State University, her masters degree in counseling from State University of West Georgia, a specialist degree in administration from Jackson State University, and her doctorate in educational leadership from Sarasota University. Christine Ferguson, J.D., is an associate research professor at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services' Department of Health Policy.
From page 79...
... As commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health under Governor Mitt Romney from 2003 to 2005, Ferguson led the administration's efforts in the areas of emergency preparedness, substance abuse services, medical errors reduction, and early childhood education and child care. Most recently, Ferguson served as president of First Focus, a special initiative funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Atlantic Philanthropies.
From page 80...
... Dr. Guyer received the "Golden Apple" Teaching Award in 2003 from the school's students, as well as the 2003 Martha May Eliot Award from the American Public Health Association.
From page 81...
... from the University of Utah, completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, and was awarded an honorary master of public health degree from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain. He has authored several books and papers on health promotion and is the recipient of numerous awards, among them the John P
From page 82...
... Dr. Schor has been a member of the faculties of several major university medical schools and schools of public health.

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