Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
Dr. Lindquist is a Professor in the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota
Ruby Nguyen, MHS, PhD
Dr. Nguyen is an Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Vanessa Northington Gamble, MD, PhD
Professor of Health Humanities,
Professor of Health Policy and American Studies,
George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
"Vanessa Northington Gamble is a physician and medical historian. She has taught at Harvard University, the University of Massachusetts, Hampshire College, the University of Wisconsin, and Johns Hopkins University. Appointed head of the Association of American Medical Colleges' (AAMC) Division of Community and Minority Programs in 1999, Professor Gamble has served as consultant or committee member on a range of projects run by national medical organizations, including the Institute of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the American Foundation for AIDS Research." (George Washington University, Department of American Studies)
Dr. Robert Blum
William H. Gates Sr. Chair
Professor, Department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dr. Blum is an international expert in global and adolescent health. Over the past 40 years, Dr. Blum has published more than 250 journal articles, and has held leadership positions as a committee member/director or consultant with the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, the World Bank, the United Nations Population Fund, UNICEF, the Guttmacher Institute, and the Society for Adolescent Medicine. Among his many honors, Blum was awarded the Society for Adolescent Medicine’s Outstanding Achievement Award, the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Herbert Needleman Award, the MCH Bureau’s Vince Hutchins Award, and APHA’s Martha May Elliot Award.