National Advisory Committee
National Advisory Committee (NAC), a broad-based and diverse
group of content experts, provided the Active for Life
National Program Office (NPO) with advice and counsel in
the development, launch and maintenance of the program.
Their roles included:
- Developing grantee selection
- Reviewing and rating grant
- Making site visits to grant
- Making final funding recommendations
to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
- Participating in Active
for Life program meetings
- Serving as advisors to the
- Assisting the NPO and RWJF
with dissemination of program activities and results.
The Committee was formally
retired at the end of their two-year term following the
September 2003 grantee meeting. However, some of the members
remain engaged with the program in an advisory manner to
assist both the NPO and grantees in the execution of the
Active for Life program.
Active for Life National
David Buchner, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief - Physical Activity and Health Branch, Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention
President - Dillon, Allman and Partners
Senior Advisor for Experience Corps - Civic Ventures
Steven Hooker, Ph.D.
Director- Prevention Research Center
University of South Carolina - Arnold School of Public Health
Thomas Prohaska, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of the Division of Community Health
Sciences -University of IL at Chicago School of Public Health
Co-director of the University of Illinois Center for Research
on Health and Aging
Nico Pronk, Ph.D., FACSM,
Vice President of the HealthPartners Center for Health Promotion
Investigator and co-director of the Population Health Unit
in the HealthPartners Research Foundation
Isadore Rosenfeld, M.D., FACP,
Health Editor of PARADE MAGAZINE
Rossi Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill
Cornell Medical Center
New York, NY
William Satariano, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Professor
of Epidemiology - School of Public Health, University of
California at Berkeley
North Palm Beach, FL
Jeanette Takamura, Ph.D.
Dean - School of Social Work
New York, NY
May Wykle, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Dean of Nursing and Florence Cellar Professor of Nursing
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve