Prof. Phil Brown appointed to NIEHS Council

Professor Phil Brown, Research Translation Core Leader and Community Engagement CorePhil Brown Co-Leader, has been appointed to the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council through 2018. The NAEHSC is a Congressionally mandated body that advises the secretary of HHS, the director of NIH, and the director of the NIEHS on matters relating to the direction of research, research support, training, and career development supported by the NIEHS. An important function of the council is secondary review of research grant applications with a focus on NIEHS scientific program priorities and program balance. Membership of the NAEHSC consists of ex-officio members and 18 leaders in the fundamental sciences, medical sciences, education, and public affairs.

Congratulations, Phil!