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NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS FOR VMAC - March/April 2000

FDA Veterinarian Newsletter March/April 2000 Volume XV, No II

Three new members have been selected to join FDA's Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee (VMAC). The new members are Michael P. Doyle, Ph.D., Thomas L. Carson, D.V.M., Ph.D., and Barbara P. Glenn, Ph.D. They replace former members Dr. Donald Lein, Dr. Diane Gerken, and Dr. George Cooper.

Dr. Doyle is the Head of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Georgia, and his expertise in microbiology has earned him listings in Who’s Who in Technology, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who in the World. Dr. Doyle also serves on EPA’s Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel.

Dr. Carson is Professor of Veterinary Pathology and Veterinary Toxicology, Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. He is Board-Certified as a Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Toxicology.

Dr. Glenn is the Executive Vice President and Scientific Liaison of the Federation of Animal Science Societies. Previously, she was a Research Animal Scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture specializing in ruminant nutrition.

Dr. Keith Sterner remains the chairman of VMAC, and other members include Dr. Fred Angulo, Dr. Steven A. Barker, Dr. Oscar Fletcher, Dr. Wanda Haschek-Hock, Dr. Robert E. Holland, Dr. Ling-Jung Koong, Dr. Vernon C. Langston, and Mr. Richard R. Wood. VMAC members normally serve four-year terms.