October 8, 2007 -- HYSO is pleased to announce the formation of its Medical Advisory Board. The Board members, comprised of three leading specialists in Employee Healthcare, Microbiology and Infectious Disease and Environmental Health, were appointed to advise the company on scientific matters and procedures to ensure that HYSO’s products and systems are highly effective and safe. The three members of the Medical Advisory Board are all noted members of the medical community.
Stephen S. Morse, PhD.
- Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & Founding Director of the Center for Public Health Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University
Dr. Morse’s interests focus on epidemiology of infectious diseases and improving disease early warning systems. Previously, he spent four years in government as Program Manager for Biodefense at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Department of Defense, where he co-directed the Pathogen Countermeasures program. His book, Emerging Viruses (Oxford University Press) was selected by “American Scientist” for its list of “100 Top Science Books of the 20th Century.” Dr. Morse has also served as an advisor to numerous government organizations and currently serves on the Steering Committee of the Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Microbial Threats and the National Academy of Sciences’ Committee on Future Biowarfare Threats.
William J. Schneider, M.D.
- Clinical Member, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York
- Attending Physician and Employee Health Service Physician, Memorial Hospital for Cancer & Allied Diseases, New York
Dr. Schneider is an internist with subspecialty training in infectious diseases. He has been on the faculties of the New York University School of Medicine and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Past hospital affiliations have been with Bellevue Hospital, Montefiore Hospital, and Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Schneider has served as the Director of Health Services for JPMorgan for 21 years and is currently Chairman of the Occupational Medicine Residency Advisory Committee at Mount Sinai.
Marc Wilkenfeld, M.D.
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center
- Occupational Medicine Consultant to the Department of Environmental Health and Safety
Dr. Wilkenfeld has written and lectured on a wide variety of medical topics including: air pollution, health promotion in the workplace, asbestos exposure, occupational lung and liver disease, and tight building syndrome. Dr. Wilkenfeld is the author of three book chapters on environmental and occupational medicine and is also a consultant to a number of New York-based companies.