analysis, and children’s environmental health has focused on improving exposure assessment in epidemiologic studies by documenting the magnitude and variability of human exposures. Dr. Adgate has served on many science advisory panels of the US Environmental Protection Agency, exploring technical and policy issues related to residential exposures. Dr. Adgate received a BA in biology from Calvin College, an MSPH in environmental science from the School of Public Health of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a PhD in environmental health granted jointly by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Rutgers University.
Antonio J. Busalacchi, Jr., PhD, is Director of the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center and a Professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science of the University of Maryland. His research interests include tropical ocean circulation and its role in the coupled climate system and climate variability and predictability. Dr. Busalacchi has been involved in the activities of the World Climate Research Programme for many years and is chair of its Joint Scientific Committee. Dr. Busalacchi is chair of the National Research Council Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, a member of its Panel on Advancing the Science of Climate Change, and cochair of the Research Council Committee on National Security Implications of Climate Change on US Naval Forces. He holds a BS in physics and an MS and a PhD in oceanography from Florida State University.
Ginger L. Chew, ScD, is an Epidemiologist in the National Center for Environmental Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She is also Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Chew’s research has focused on exposure assessment of aeroallergens and fungi in the indoor environments of low-income children. She has been part of a team that is designing a nationwide study of low-income homes that have been renovated with green or traditional materials and methods. In 2005, Dr. Chew participated in CDC’s environmental-health response to Hurricane Katrina, helping to plan its air-sampling strategy and perform data analysis and interpretation. She holds a BS from the University of Georgia, an MS from the University of Alabama, and an ScD from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Sir Andrew Haines, MBBS, MD, is Professor of Public Health and Primary Care of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where he served as Director until October 2010. His research interests are in epidemiology and health-services research, focusing on the study of environmental influences on health, including the potential effects of global environmental change. In 2009, he chaired an international task force of 55 scientists from nine countries that undertook a program of research on