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Community Preventive Services Task Force Members

The fifteen Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) members are appointed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CPSTF members serve five year terms, with possible extensions to maintain a full scope of expertise, complete specific work, and ensure consistency of CPSTF recommendations.

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Task Force Members

  • Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH, MBA (Chair)
    Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, UCLA Geffen School of Medicine
  • Robert L. Johnson, MD, FAAP (Vice Chair)
    Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the New Jersey Medical School of the Rutgers University
  • Bruce Nedrow (Ned) Calonge, MD, MPH (Vice Chair)
    President and CEO, The Colorado Trust
  • Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA
    Clinical Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix; Senior Lecturer, University of Arizona College of Public Health
  • Marshall H. Chin, MD, MPH, FACP
    Richard Parillo Family Professor, Healthcare Ethics, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago; Director, Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research; Director, RWJF Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change; General Internist
  • Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS
    Professor of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • John M. Clymer
    Executive Director, National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Loma Linda University School of Public Health
  • Alison Evans Cuellar, PhD
    Professor, Health Administration and Policy, George Mason University
  • Ana V. Diez Roux, MD, PhD, MPH
    Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Dean Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
  • Tista Shilpi Ghosh, BA, MD, MPH
    Director of Public Health Programs and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Ron Z. Goetzel, PhD, MA
    Senior Scientist and Director, Institute for Health and Productivity Studies, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Vice President, Consulting and Applied Research, IBM Watson Health
  • Shiriki K. Kumanyika, PhD, MPH
    Research Professor, Department of Community Health and Prevention, Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
  • Gilbert S. Omenn, MD, PhD
    Professor of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, Internal Medicine, Human Genetics, and Public Health, University of Michigan
  • Patrick L. Remington, MD, MPH
    Professor and Associate Dean for Public Health, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Susan Swider, PhD, APHN-BC
    Professor, Department of Community, Systems and Mental Health Nursing, Rush University

Previous Task Force Members