The Board of Trustees also announced the election of Varro E. Tyler, Ph.D., as a trustee. Tyler is the Lilly Distinguished Professor of Pharmacognosy at Purdue University and author of several leading herbal books.
The members of the new ABC Advisory Board are listed below. Additional member will be added in the future.
Dennis V. C. Awang, Ph.D., EC.I.C., MediPlant Natural Products Consulting Services, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Michael J. Balick, Director of the Institute of Economic Botany, the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York
Joseph M. Betz, Ph.D., Research Chemist, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Division of Natural Products, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C.
Donald J. Brown, N.D., Director, Natural Products Research Consultants, Faculty, Bastyr University, Seattle, Washington
Manuel F. Balandrin, R.Ph., Ph.D., Research Scientist, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Salt Lake City, Utah
Thomas J. Carlson, M.S., M.D., Senior Director, Ethnobiomedical Field Research, Shaman Pharmaceuticals, South San Francisco, California
Jean Carper, Author and syndicated columnist, Washington, D.C.
Jerry Cott, Ph.D., Chief of Pharmacological Treatment Research Program, National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, Maryland
Paul Alan Cox, Ph.D., Professor of Botany and Dean of General Education and Honors, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Lyle E. Craker, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
Edward M. Croom, Jr., Ph.D., Coordinator, Phytomedicine Project, National Center for the Development of Natural Products, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
Wade Davis, Ph.D., Author, ethnobotanist, Washington, D.C.
Steven Dentali, Ph.D., Natural Products Consultant, Portland, Oregon
Hardy Eshbaugh, Ph.D., Professor of Botany & Assistant Curator, Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Steven Foster, Botanist, photographer, author, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Christopher Hobbs L.Ac., AHG, Herbalist, botanist, licensed acupuncturist, Santa Cruz, California
David Hoffmann, B. Sc., M.N.I.M.H., Medical herbalist, Santa Rosa, California
Maurice M. Iwu, Ph.D., Bioresources Development and Conservation Program, Senior Research Associate at the Division of Experimental Therapeutics, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, D.C.
Steven King, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Ethnobotany and Conservation, Shaman Pharmaceuticals, South San Francisco, California
Fredi Kronenberg, Ph.D., Director, Rosenthal Center for Alternative/Complementary Medicine, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York
Tom Mabry, Ph.D., Professor of Plant Biochemistry, Department of Botany, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
Robin J. Marles, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Botany, Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Dennis J. McKenna, Ph.D., Consulting Ethnopharmacologist, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Daniel E. Moerman, Ph.D., William E. Stirton Professor of Anthropology, The University of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan
Samuel W. Page, Ph.D., Director, Division of Natural Products, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C.
Gail B. Mahady, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Chemistry & Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Julia E Morton, D.Sc. F.L.S., Director, Morton Collectanea, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., N.D., President, Bastyr University, Seattle, Washington
Mark J. Plotkin, Ph.D., Executive Director, Ethnobotany and Conservation Team, Author, Arlington, Virginia
Eloy Rodriguez, Ph.D., James Perkins Professor of Environmental Studies, School of Agriculture & life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
James E. Simon, Ph.D., Professor of Horticulture and Research Director, Center for New Crops & Plant Products, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Beryl Simpson, Ph.D., C. L. Lundell Professor of Botany, Department of Botany, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
S. H. Sohmer, Ph.D., President and Director, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Fort Worth, Texas
Barbara N. Timmerman, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
G. H. Neil Towers, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, E R. S.C., Botany Department, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Arthur O. Tucker, Ph.D., Research Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware
Nancy Turner, Ph.D., Professor and Ethnobotanist, Environmental Studies Program, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Andrew T. Weil, M.D., Author, Director of the Program in Integrative Medicine and Associate Director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine of the College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
ad hoc advisor:
David M. Eisenberg, M.D., Director, Center for Alternative Medicine Research, Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
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