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cal uses of marijuana. Before coming to work at the National Academies she conducted research in neural control of biological rhythms.

John A. Rockwell is a Research Assistant in the Division on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health. He has been with the Institute of Medicine since 1999. He has a B.S. in Kinesiology from the College of William and Mary, and an M.S. in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise from Virginia Tech. John's master's thesis assessed the effects of short-term energy restriction on muscle fuel stores and exercise performance.

Amelia B. Mathis is a Project Assistant/Senior Secretary in the Division on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health. She has 6 years of experience working at the National Academies and the Institute of Medicine. She has provided support on several Institute of Medicine projects, and her main responsibility is to handle logistical arrangements for meetings and travel for committee members and staff.



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