Fellowship training in Neuro-Rehabilitation at UCLA Medical Center. She alsoholds a Master of Science in Public Health.
Dr. Howard M. KipenUMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Piscataway
Howard M. Kipen, M.D., M.P.H., is professor of environmental andoccupational medicine, acting Associate Director, Environmental andOccupational Health Sciences Institute, and Director, Clinical Research andOccupational Medicine Division at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His research focus is theeffects of exposure to environmental agents, such as ambient air pollution,benzene, asbestos, and airway irritants. He has served as a member or chair of several IOM committees, including the Committee on the Persian Gulf Syndrome Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program. He received his M.D.from University of California at San Francisco and his M.P.H. from ColumbiaUniversity School of Public Health. He is board-certified in internal medicineand occupational medicine.
Dr. James LevensonVirginia Commonwealth University
James L. Levenson, M.D., currently serves as Professor of Psychiatry,Internal Medicine and Surgery, Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry andChair, Division of Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry at Virginia CommonwealthUniversity. He specializes in psychiatric problems in the medically ill, withsubspecialties in psychosomatic medicine and geriatric psychiatry. He wasthe editor of the American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of PsychosomaticMedicine (2005, 2011). Dr. Levenson has also been recognized with VCU'shighest teaching award and its Distinguished Clinician Award. He received hisM.D. in 1977 from University of Michigan.
Dr. Catherine Lomen-HoerthUniversity of California, San Francisco
Dr. Catherine Lomen-Hoerth, M.D., Ph.D., is director of the ALS Center atUCSF Medical Center and Professor of Neurology at UCSF. She is aspecialist in treating patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and isparticularly interested in research involving electrophysiological and geneticpredictors in ALS. Dr. Lomen-Hoerth also is interested in the overlap of ALSand frontotemporal dementia, a related neurodegenerative disease. She iscertified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is amember of the Bay Area chapter of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association. Dr. Lomen-Hoerth earned a M.D. and a Ph.D. at StanfordUniversity School of Medicine in neurosciences. At UCSF, she served aschief resident in neurology and completed a fellowship in electromyographyand neuromuscular disorders. Her bachelor's degree is in biochemistry fromthe University of Arizona.
Dr. Thomas J. MasonUniversity of South Florida
Thomas J. Mason, Ph.D., is Professor of Environmental and OccupationalHealth at the University of South Florida. His research interests includeassessment of environmental and occupational exposure-related healtheffects with emphasis given to screening for bladder cancer withinoccupational cohorts, population surveillance systems, evidence-basedclinical decision making, biochemical and molecular epidemiology, anddisaster management. Dr. Mason served as the Chair of the Veterans AffairsMerit Review for Epidemiology Subcommittee from 1997 – 2002. Dr. Masonwas commissioned at the CDC in 1967. He served Intermittent Tours of Active Duty at the rank of CAPT (O-6) from 1987-2001 at the NCI/NIH,Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, and post 9/11 was activatedto serve at the CDC, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for