Two committees, the Executive Committee and External Advisory Committee, will assist in the operation of the Administrative Core to achieve the Core Aims.
The Executive Committee is composed of the Center Directors, Core Co-Directors, and three more professors not involved with the day-to-day management of the center. The purpose of the Executive Committee is to advise the TCRSS Center Directors on scientific and administrative decisions.
External Advisory Committee
The External Advisory Committee consists of six nationally recognized scientists and policymakers, experts in the development and management of research centers and in health promotion interventions and related methodologies in vulnerable populations. The External Advisory Committee will evaluate and offer advice on the missions and objectives of the Center and on the effectiveness of its operation. The External Advisory Committee includes:
Michele Forman, PhD, MSPH
Dr. Forman is the Bruton Centennial Professor and Director of the School of Human Ecology in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Forman is an expert in nutritional epidemiology and behavioral interventions. Her career focuses on nutritional epidemiology and clinical nutrition research across the globe with an emphasis on early life exposures and risk for chronic disease as well as the role of nutrition in growth and health across the life course.
Lawrence Green, PhD
Dr. Green is the Professor Emeritus at the University of California at San Francisco. He was the original developer of the Precede-Proceed Model and is an international expert on theory-guided health interventions and dissemination. Before joining the University of California, San Francisco, Professor Green was Director of the Office of Science and Extramural Research for CDC. He has been on the full-time public health and medical faculties at Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Texas, and the University of British Columbia.
Mark Hayward, PhD
Dr. Hayward is the Centennial Commission Professor in Liberal Arts and Director of the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin. He is an expert on the socioeconomic origins of the race gap in chronic disease morbidity and how life course exposures and events influence the morbidity and mortality experiences of the adult population. Dr. Hayward has served on a number of scientific advisory boards at universities around the country as well as the National Institutes of Health and the Institute of Medicine.
S. Claiborne Johnston, MD, PhD
Dr. Johnston is the Dean of the Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin. Dean Johnston is an expert in transdisciplinary health research in the prevention of stroke and was the associate vice chancellor for research at the University of California at San Francisco prior to taking on the mantle of Dean of the new Dell Medical School. His ambitious vision includes building a world-class medical school by creating a vital, inclusive health ecosystem that supports new and innovative models of education and healthcare delivery.
Shirley Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Moore is the Edward J. and Louise Mellen Professor of Nursing, and Associate Dean for Research in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Moore is an expert on self-management science and is the Director of the Center of Excellence to Build the Science of Self-Management (P30NR010676) at Case Western Reserve University. Her research interests include Recovery following Cardiac Events; Health Behavior Change; Exercise following Cardiac Events; Obesity; and Quality and Safety.
Cheryl Perry, PhD
Dr. Perry is the Rockwell Distinguished Chair in Society and Health Division of health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center School of Public Health and serves as the Austin Regional Campus Dean. Dr. Perry is a national expert on health promotion and disease prevention and smoking prevention research.