Prevention Review Council
Stephen Wyatt, D.M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Research Executive
Norton Healthcare, Louisville, Kentucky
Dr. Stephen Wyatt is currently the Chief Research Executive at Norton Healthcare in Louisville, KY. Norton Healthcare maintains one of the largest research portfolios of any community hospital system in the U.S. Prior to joining Norton Healthcare, Dr. Wyatt was a faculty member at the University of Kentucky (UK) in Lexington for 20 years. During his tenure at UK he held several senior leadership roles including: Founding Dean of UK’s College of Public Health from 2004-2014, Markey Cancer Center Associate Director for Cancer Control (1998-2004) and Senior Associate Director (Co PI) of UK’s NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award (2014-2017). In addition to his senior administrative roles at UK, Dr. Wyatt maintained an active research program at UK from 1998-2017 with continuous federal cancer research funding over that period. Included among his cancer funding portfolio as a PI were several large cancer control grants, including the NCI-funded, Appalachian Cancer Network and Cancer Information Service and the CDC-funded, Prevention Research Center and Comprehensive Cancer Control.
Ross Brownson, Ph.D.
Professor, Brown School and the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center
Washington University in St. Louis
Ross C. Brownson, PhD, is a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, with appointments in the Brown School and the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center. A leading expert in chronic disease prevention and applied epidemiology, Dr. Brownson is involved in numerous community-level studies designed to understand and reduce modifiable risk factors such as physical inactivity, obesity, and tobacco use. In particular, he is interested in the impacts of environmental and policy interventions on health behaviors, and he conducts research on dissemination of evidence-based interventions--with a focus on policy settings and health departments. Dr. Brownson’s research is supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Nancy C. Lee, M.D.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (Retired)
Nancy C. Lee, M.D. is currently a private consultant in Washington D.C. with more than 30 years of experience in public health practice and policy. From 2011 - 2016, Dr. Lee served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health and Director of the Office on Women’s Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She focused on women’s health across the lifespan, violence against women, and health benefits to women from the Affordable Care Act. From 1981 - 2004, she worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) where her research and public health efforts included cancer screening, the epidemiology of reproductive system cancers, safety of contraceptive methods, and HIV infection among American women. From 1999 - 2004, she served as Director of CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, a division with more than 130 staff and an annual budget of $280 million. She left that position in 2004 to work as a private consultant.