Institute of Medicine Taps

WASHINGTON--Fifty-five scientists were elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) yesterday, raising total membership in the prestigious body to 545. New members are elected by current active members and chosen for their major contributions to health and medicine or related fields. IOM also welcomed five new senior members and five foreign associate members.

New active members: Clay M. Armstrong, John P. Atkinson, Marion J. Ball, Alfred O. Berg, Merton Bernfield, Claire V. Broome, Mark R. Chassin, Paul D. Clayton, Barbara DeLateur, Allen J. Dietrich, Gerald R. Fink, Frank F. Furstenberg Jr., Mitchell H. Gail, John I. Gallin, Marilyn H. Gaston, James R. Gavin III, Robert L. Goldenberg, Lewis R. Goldfrank, Sheldon Greenfield, Edgar Haber, Charlene A. Harrington, Brigid L.M. Hogan, Robert P. Kelch, David A. Kindig, Richard D. Klausner, Herbert D. Kleber, William J. Koopman, Bernard Lo, Joanne Lynn, Henri R. Manasse Jr., Bettie Sue Masters, Mario J. Molina, H. Richard Nesson, Michael B.A. Oldstone, John W. Olney, Scott S. Parker, Dale Purves, Nancy E.K. Reame, David H. Sachs, Marla E. Salmon, Peter T. Scardino, Edward M. Scolnick, George F. Sheldon, Thomas E. Shenk, Samuel C. Silverstein, Steven R. Tannenbaum, Susan S. Taylor, Gerald E. Thomson, Judith L. Vaitukaitis, Andrew G. Wallace, John E. Ware Jr., Kenneth E. Warner, Stephen G. Waxman, Myron L. Weisfeldt, and Myrna M. Weissman.

New senior members: Robert L. Brent, K. Danner Clouser, John W. Gardner, Mervyn W. Susser, and Torsten N. Wiesel. New foreign associate members: Arvid E. Carlsson, Rodrigo V. Guerrero, Jocelyne Kane-Berman, Kiyoshi Kurokawa, and Shmuel Penchas.

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