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Jessica Donze Black

Director, Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Jessica Donze Black is the director for the Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project. As such, she advises research and policy efforts aimed at improving school nutrition.

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Allan Coukell

Senior Director, Drugs and Medical Devices
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Allan Coukell is senior director of drugs and medical devices, overseeing Pew’s initiatives related to drug and medical device innovation and safety, medical conflicts of interest, the pharmaceutical supply chain, pharmacy compounding, antibiotics, prescription drug abuse, the Food and Drug Administration, and specialty drugs, and other efforts related to health costs and care delivery

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Sandra Eskin

Director, Food Safety
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Sandra Eskin is the director of the Food Safety Campaign. The campaign seeks to reduce health risks from foodborne pathogens by strengthening federal government authority and the enforcement of food safety laws.

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Elizabeth Jungman

Director, Drug Safety & Innovation
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Elizabeth Jungman is director of drug safety and innovation, overseeing Pew’s initiatives related to antibiotics and innovation, drug safety, and prescription drug abuse.

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Laura Rogers

Director, Human Health and Industrial Farming
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Laura Rogers serves as the director for the campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming, an initiative that seeks to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics by phasing out the overuse and misuse of the drugs in food animal production.


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Aaron Wernham

Director, Health Impact Project
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Dr. Aaron Wernham is the director of the Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, established to promote and support the use of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in the United States.

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April 3, 2014

Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race? 2013

Clean Energy
Phyllis Cuttino, Director, Clean Energy, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Global clean energy investment fell 11 percent to $254 billion, and renewable power generating capacity...

January 16, 2014

Power Surge: Energy Security and the Department of Defense

Project on National Security, Energy and Climate
Phyllis Cuttino, Director, Clean Energy, The Pew Charitable Trusts

The U.S. Department of Defense defines installation energy security as the ability to assure access...

November 13, 2013

Senate Hearing to Focus on Fish in the Southeast

Federal Fisheries Policy Reform Project
Lee Crockett, Director, U.S. Oceans, The Pew Charitable Trusts
The future of the nation’s fishery law is up for debate this week as Congress continues a series of hearings...