National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III)
Members: Scott M. Grundy, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair of the panel), Diane Becker, Sc.D., M.P.H., R.N., Luther T. Clark, M.D., Richard S. Cooper, M.D., Margo A. Denke, M.D., Wm. James Howard, M.D., Donald B. Hunninghake, M.D., D. Roger Illingworth, M.D., Ph.D., Russell V. Luepker, M.D., M.S., Patrick McBride, M.D., M.P.H., James M. McKenney, Pharm.D., Richard C. Pasternak, M.D., F.A.C.C., Neil J. Stone, M.D., Linda Van Horn, Ph.D., R.D.
Ex-officio Members: H. Bryan Brewer, Jr., M.D., James I. Cleeman, M.D. (Executive Director of the panel), Nancy D. Ernst, Ph.D., R.D., David Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., Daniel Levy, M.D., Basil Rifkind, M.D., Jacques E. Rossouw, M.D., Peter Savage, M.D.
Consultants: Steven M. Haffner, M.D., David G. Orloff, M.D., Michael A. Proschan, Ph.D., J. Sanford Schwartz, M.D., Christopher T. Sempos, Ph.D.
Staff: Susan T. Shero, M.S., R.N., Elaine Z. Murray, Susan A. Keller, M.P.H., M.S., B.S.N.
Manuscript Preparation: Angela J. Jehle
Executive Committee Advisor and Reviewers
Executive Committee Advisor to the Panel: Stephen Havas, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Reviewers: Eugene Braunwald, M.D., W. Virgil Brown, M.D., Alan Chait, M.D., James E. Dalen, M.D., Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., Henry N. Ginsberg, M.D., Antonio M. Gotto, M.D., D.Phil., Ronald M. Krauss, M.D., John C. LaRosa, M.D., F.A.C.P., Thomas H. Lee, Jr., M.D., Linda Meyers, Ph.D., Michael Newman, M.D., Thomas Pearson, M.D., Ph.D., Daniel J. Rader, M.D., Frank M. Sacks, M.D., Ernst J. Schaefer, M.D., Sheldon G. Sheps, M.D., Lynn A. Smaha, M.D., Ph.D., Sidney C. Smith, Jr., M.D., Jeremiah Stamler, M.D., Daniel Steinberg, M.D., Ph.D., Nanette K. Wenger, M.D.
National Cholesterol Education Program Coordinating Committee
The Third Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults was approved by the National Cholesterol Education Program Coordinating Committee, which comprises the following organizational representatives:
Member Organizations: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute— Claude Lenfant, M.D., (Chair), James I. Cleeman, M.D. (Coordinator), American Academy of Family Physicians — Theodore G. Ganiats, M.D., American Academy of Insurance Medicine — Gary Graham, M.D., American Academy of Pediatrics — Ronald E. Kleinman, M.D, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses — Pamela Hixon, B.S.N., R.N., C.O.H.N-S, American College of Cardiology — Richard C. Pasternak, M.D., F.A.C.C., American College of Chest Physicians — Gerald T. Gau, M.D., American College of Nutrition — Harry Preuss, M.D., American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists — Thomas C. Peng, M.D., American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine — Ruth Ann Jordan, M.D., American College of Preventive Medicine — Lewis H. Kuller, M.D., Dr.P.H., American Diabetes Association, Inc. — Alan J. Garber, M.D., Ph.D., American Dietetic Association — Linda Van Horn, Ph.D., R.D., American Heart Association — Scott M. Grundy, M.D., Ph.D., American Hospital Association — Sandra Cornett, Ph.D., R.N., American Medical Association — Yank D. Coble, Jr., M.D., American Nurses Association— To be named, American Osteopathic Association — Michael Clearfield, D.O., American Pharmaceutical Association — James M. McKenney, Pharm.D., American Public Health Association — Stephen Havas, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., American Red Cross — Donald Vardell, M.S., Association of Black Cardiologists — Karol Watson, M.D., Ph.D., Association of State and Territorial Health Officials — Joanne Mitten, M.H.E., Citizens for Public Action on Blood Pressure and Cholesterol, Inc.— Gerald J. Wilson, M.A., M.B.A., National Black Nurses Association, Inc. — Linda Burnes-Bolton, Dr.P.H., R.N., M.S.N., F.A.A.N., National Medical Association — Luther T. Clark, M.D., Society for Nutrition Education — Darlene Lansing, M.P.H., R.D., Society for Public Health Education — Donald O. Fedder, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.
Associate Member Organization: American Association of Office Nurses— Joyce Logan.
Federal Agencies: NHLBI Ad Hoc Committee on Minority Populations— Yvonne L. Bronner, Sc.D., R.D., L.D., Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality — Francis D. Chesley, Jr., M.D., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — Wayne Giles, M.D., M.P.H., Coordinating Committee for the Community Demonstration Studies — Thomas M. Lasater, Ph.D., Department of Agriculture — Alanna Moshfegh, M.S., R.D., Department of Defense — Col. Robert Dana Bradshaw, M.D., M.P.H., Food and Drug Administration — Elizabeth Yetley, Ph.D., Health Resources and Services Administration — Celia Hayes, M.P.H., R.D., National Cancer Institute— Carolyn Clifford, Ph.D., National Center for Health Statistics — Clifford Johnson, M.P.H., Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion— Elizabeth Castro, Ph.D., Department of Veterans Affairs — Pamela Steele, M.D.