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The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary, HHS; the Director, NIH; and the Director, NIAAA; on research program and policy matters in the field of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
The Council is comprised of 15 members appointed by the Secretary and 5 nonvoting ex-officio members: the HHS Secretary; the NIH Director; the NIAAA Director; the Chief Medical Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs; the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs; and any additional officers or employees of the United States as the Secretary determines necessary for the Council to effectively carry out its functions. Of the 15 appointed members, 10 are required to be leaders in health and scientific disciplines relevant to the activities of the NIAAA. At least 2 of these 10 individuals must be leaders in the fields of public health and the behavioral or social sciences. Additionally, the Secretary appoints five members from among the fields of public policy, law, health policy, economics, and management.
The NIAAA Extramural Advisory Board is a subcommittee of the Council composed of Council Members and ad hoc experts who review various areas of research in the alcohol field and make recommendations on research priorities for the institute to consider.
- Director's Reports to Council
- 2012: February 8-9 | June 6-7 | September 19-20 | December 13
- 2011: February 16-17 | June 8-9 | September 12 | September 12-13
- 2010: February 3-4 | June 9-10 | September 22-23
- 2009: February 4-5 | June 10-11 | September 16-17
- 2008: February 6-7 | June 4-5 | September 17-18
- 2007: February 7-8 |May 24 | September 19-20
Advisory Council Roster
NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
(Terms end 10/31 of designated year)
Kenneth R. Warren, Ph.D.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
Barthwell, Andrea G., M.D. (14)
Casey, Carol A., Ph.D. (16)
Chezem, Linda L., J.D. (15)
Crews, Fulton T., Ph.D. (15)
De La Monte, Suzanne M., MPH, M.D. (14)
Fleury, Marianne L. (15)
Flies-Away, Joseph Thomas, J.D., MPA (16) Associate Justice
Gil, Andres G., Ph.D. (14)
Grant, Kathleen A., Ph.D. (13)
Gruenewald, Paul J., Ph.D. (16)
Mattson Weller, Sarah N., Ph.D. (16)
Updated February 27, 2013
McClain, Craig J., M.D. (15)
Messing, Robert O., M.D. (16)
Molina, Patricia E., M.D., Ph.D. (16)
Szabo, Gyongyi, M.D., Ph.D. (13)
EX OFFICIO MEMBERS
Collins, Francis S., M.D., Ph.D.
Capt. DeMartino, Robert E., M.D.
Kivlahan, Daniel R, M.D.
Bautista, Abraham P. Ph.D.