Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and a member of NAM’s leadership Council with over 35 years of environmental public health expertise. She is the Dean of the School of Public Health, the Jonas Salk Chair in Population Health, and Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Pittsburgh. As Dean, Dr. Lichtveld oversees seven academic departments, 640 students, 160 faculty and 320 staff. Her research focuses on environmentally-induced disease, health disparities, climate and health, environmental health policy, disaster preparedness, public health systems, and community resilience. Dean Lichtveld is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), the NAM Council, and a member of many NAM and National Academies of Sciences Boards, Roundtables, and Committees. She serves on the Advisory Committees for the NASEM Climate Communications Initiative and the Division of Earth and Life Sciences. Dean Lichtveld is the Chair of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH). Honors include Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars, and Woman of the Year for the City of New Orleans for her contributions to science.