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Linda Rosenstock, M.D., M.P.H.

Member, Board of Directors

Dr. Linda Rosenstock served from 2000 until 2012 as Dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She currently holds appointments at UCLA as Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Health Policy & Management, and Environmental Health Sciences. She is a recognized authority in occupational and environmental health as well as global public health and science policy.

Prior to coming to UCLA, Rosenstock served from 1994 to 2000 as the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). During her tenure, Rosenstock was instrumental in creating the National Occupational Research Agenda, a framework for guiding occupational safety and health research.  In recognition of her efforts, Rosenstock received the Presidential Distinguished Executive Rank Award, the highest executive service award in the government.

Dr. Rosenstock received her M.D. and M.P.H. from The Johns Hopkins University.  She received advanced training at the University of Washington, where she was Chief Resident in Primary Care Internal Medicine and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.  Internationally, Rosenstock has been active in teaching and research in many developing countries and has served as an advisor to the WHO.  Rosenstock chaired the United Auto Workers/General Motors Occupational Health Advisory Board.  She is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine (IOM). In 2011 she chaired the IOM committee that authored the report “Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps”.

Dr. Rosenstock is past Chair of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) and past President of the Society of Medical Administrators (SOMA). In January, 2011, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health.

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