About the Physicians Committee
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The Physicians Committee promotes preventive medicine through innovative programs:
We encourage higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research:
Since 1985, the Physicians Committee has been influencing advancements in medicine and science. We advocate for preventive medicine, especially good nutrition, conduct clinical research, and advocate for higher ethical standards in research. Our membership includes 150,000 health care professionals and concerned citizens.
The Physicians Committee is a nonprofit 501c3 organization headquartered in Washington, D.C.
The Physicians Committee Board of Directors:
Russell Bunai, M.D., Treasurer and Secretary
Mindy Kursban, Esq., Chairperson
Mark Sklar, M.D., Director
Barbara Wasserman, M.D., Director
The Physicians Committee advisory board includes 18 health care professionals from a broad range of specialties:
Leslie Brown, M.D., Pontchartrain Pediatrics
T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Cornell University
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D., The Cleveland Clinic
Roberta Gray, M.D., F.A.A.P., Pediatric Nephrology Consultant
Suzanne Havala Hobbs, Dr.PH., M.S., R.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Henry J. Heimlich, M.D., Sc.D., The Heimlich Institute
David Jenkins, M.D., Ph.D., Sc.D., St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto
Lawrence Kushi, Sc.D., Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente
John McDougall, M.D., McDougall Program, St. Helena Hospital
Milton Mills, M.D., Gilead Medical Group
Baxter Montgomery, M.D., Houston Cardiac Association and HCA Wellness Center
Carl Myers, M.D., Sonoran Desert Oncology
Ana Negrón, M.D., Community Volunteers in Medicine and family physician
Myriam Parham, R.D., L.D., C.D.E., East Pasco Medical Center
William Roberts, M.D., Baylor Cardiovascular Institute
Joan Sabaté, M.D., Dr.PH., Loma Linda University Nutrition School of Public Health
Gordon Saxe, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego
Andrew Weil, M.D., University of Arizona
Affiliations are listed for identification only.