2014 Board of Directors

Board Members

Bettie Sue Masters, Ph.D., D.Sc., President
Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor in Chemistry
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
IOM Member

E. Linn Draper, Jr., Ph.D., Past President
Chairman, President, and CEO Emeritus
American Electric Power Company
NAE Member

Kenneth E. Arnold, P.E., Vice President
Senior Technical Advisor
NAE Member

Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D., Secretary
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
IOM Member

Ben G. Streetman, Ph.D., Treasurer
Dula D. Cockrell Centennial Chair in Engineering
College of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
NAE Member

Brian J.L. Berry, Ph.D.
Lloyd Viel Berkner Regental Professor
School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas
NAS Member

The Honorable Gordon R. England
Chairman of the Board
V1 Analytical Solutions
NAE Member

Jan-Åke Gustafsson, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert A. Welch Professor, Department of Biology and Biochemistry
Director, Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling
University of Houston
NAS Member

David M. Hillis, Ph.D.
Alfred W. Roark Centennial Professor in Natural Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin
NAS Member

Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
IOM Member

Nancy A. Jenkins, Ph.D.
CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
Co-director, Cancer Research Program
Houston Methodist Research Institute
NAS Member

Melvin F. Kanninen, Ph.D.
MFK Consulting Services
NAE Member

Roberta B. Ness, M.D., M.P.H.
Dean and M. David Low Chair in Public Health
The University of Texas School of Public Health
Vice President for Innovation
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
IOM Member

Luis F. Parada, Ph.D.
Diane & Richard C. Strauss Distinguished Chair in Developmental Biology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
IOM, NAS Member

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.
Director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research
Dielmann Chair, Health Disparities and Community Outreach
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
IOM Member

Danny D. Reible, Ph.D.
Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair
Texas Tech University
NAE Member

William S. Saric, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Professor
George Eppright '26 Chair in Engineering
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Texas A&M University
NAE Member

Peter G. Wolynes, Ph.D.
Bullard-Welch Foundation Professor of Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Rice University
NAS Member

Honorary Chair

The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison
United States Senator, 1993-2013

Founding Co-chairs

Michael S. Brown, M.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Nobel Laureate, 1985
IOM, NAS Member

Richard E. Smalley, Ph.D.

Rice University
Nobel Laureate, 1996


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