Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Report
Membership Lists

Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Members

Chair

William L. Haskell, PhD
Stanford Prevention Research Center
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Vice Chair

Miriam E. Nelson, PhD
John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Tufts University
Boston, MA

Members

Rod K. Dishman, PhD
Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute
Department of Kinesiology
College of Education
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA

Edward T. Howley, PhD
Center for Physical Activity and Health
Department of Exercise, Sport and Leisure Studies
College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Wendy M. Kohrt, PhD
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO

William E. Kraus, MD
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

I-Min Lee, MBBS, ScD
Division of Preventive Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Anne McTiernan, MD, PhD
Division of Public Health Sciences
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA

Russell R. Pate, PhD
Department of Exercise Science
Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Kenneth E. Powell, MD, MPH
Public Health and Epidemiologic Consultant
Atlanta, GA

Judith G. Regensteiner, PhD
General Internal Medicine and Cardiology
Center for Women's Health Research
School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO

James H. Rimmer, PhD
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability and Rehabilitation
Department of Disability and Human Development
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Antronette K. (Toni) Yancey, MD, MPH
Department of Health Services and
Center to Eliminate Health Disparities
UCLA School of Public Health
Los Angeles, CA

Consultants to Advisory Committee Subcommittees

Jason D. Allen, PhD
Duke University Medical Center

Steven N. Blair, PED
University of South Carolina

David M. Buchner, MD, MPH
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Center for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

A. John Campbell, MD
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Timothy Church, MD, MPH, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Stephen R. Daniels, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Loretta DiPietro, PhD, MPH
Yale University School of Medicine

Joseph E. Donnelly, EdD
University of Kansas

Brian D. Duscha, MS
Duke University Medical Center

Christina D. Economos, PhD
Tufts University

Roger Fielding, PhD
Tufts University

Julie Gilchrist, MD
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC

Jack Guralnik, MD, PhD
National Institute of Aging, National Institutes of Health

Bernard (Bob) Gutin, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Steven M. Haffner, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Richard F. Hamman, MD, DrPH
University of Colorado Denver

Jennifer Hootman, PhD
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

Amy G. Huebschman, MD
University of Colorado Denver

John M. Jakicic, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Bruce Jones, MD, MPH
US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine

George A. Kelley, DA
West Virginia University

Harold W. (Bill) Kohl III, PhD
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC; and
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH
University of Pennsylvania

Nancy E. Lane, MD
University of California Davis Medical Center

Caroline A. Macera, PhD
San Diego State University

Robert M. Malina, PhD
Tarleton State University

JoAnn Manson, MD, DrPH, MPH 
Harvard University School of Public Health

Patrick J. O’Connor, PhD
University of Georgia

James M. Pivarnik, PhD
Michigan State University

Irene Schauer, MD, PhD
University of Colorado Denver

Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Anita Stewart, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Paul D. Thompson, MD
University of Connecticut, Hartford Hospital

Phillip D. Tomporowski, PhD
University of Georgia

US Department of Health and Human Services Staff
Physical Activity Guidelines Steering Committee

Penelope Slade Royall, PT, MSW
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Disease Prevention and Health Promotion)
Rear Admiral, US Public Health Service
Director, Secretary’s Prevention Priority

Richard P. Troiano, PhD
Captain, US Public Health Service
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Physical Activity Guidelines Coordinator and Advisory Committee Executive Secretary

Melissa A. Johnson, MS
Executive Director, President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
Physical Activity Outreach Coordinator

Harold W. (Bill) Kohl III, PhD
Epidemiology and Surveillance Team Leader
Physical Activity and Health Branch, CDC
Physical Activity Science Coordinator (until January 2008)

Janet E. Fulton, PhD
Epidemiology and Surveillance Team Leader (Acting)
Physical Activity and Health Branch, CDC
Physical Activity Science Coordinator (beginning January 2008)

CDC Physical Activity Guidelines Scientific Database Management Staff

Heidi M. Blanck, PhD
Commander, US Public Health Service

David R. Brown, PhD

David M. Buchner, MD, MPH

Susan A. Carlson, MPH

Carl J. Caspersen, PhD, MPH

Jacqueline N. Epping, MEd

Janet E. Fulton, PhD

Patrick Glew, MPH

C. Dexter (Bo) Kimsey, PhD
Captain, US Public Health Service

Harold W. (Bill) Kohl III, PhD

L. Michele Maynard, PhD

Candace D. Rutt, PhD

Jesus Soares, MSc, ScD

Linda K. West, MSPH
Commander, US Public Health Service

Database and Report Information Specialist

Reba A. Norman, MLM
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

Physical Activity Guidelines Management Staff

Christopher W. Barrett, PT, DPT
Lieutenant, US Public Health Service
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Christy Choi
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Tynetta Dreher
President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

Yolande Gary
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Sarah Linde-Feucht, MD
Captain, US Public Health Service
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Marian Robinson
Office of Health Policy
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Sandra Saunders
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Wilma M. Tilson, MPH
Office of Health Policy
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Eduardo Valdivia
Office of Health Policy
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

Jennifer Tucker, MPA
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

With assistance from interns and fellows:

Susan Bishop
Tamyra Carroll Garcia, MPH
Elaina Filauro
Scott Galla
Neela Patel, MD, MPH

Technical Writer/Editor

Anne Brown Rodgers

Technical assistance to the subcommittees in preparing the report was provided by the following individuals:

Pamela Andrews, MS
University of Tennessee

Ming-De Chen, OT, MOE
University of Illinois at Chicago

Matthew Herring, MS
University of Georgia

Mary A. Kennedy, MS
Tufts University

Frithjof Müller, MS
University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany

Jennifer O'Neill, MPH
University of South Carolina

Rebecca M. Speck, MPH
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD
Washington University School of Medicine

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