Dr. Robert Wright as been appointed as a council member of the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council (NAEHSC). The NAEHSC is a Congressionally mandated body that advises the secretary of Health and Human Services, the director of the National Institute of Health, and the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) on matters relating to the direction of research, research support, training, and career development supported by the NIEHS. An important function of the council is secondary review of research grant applications with a focus on NIEHS scientific program priorities and program balance. Dr. Wright participated in the last NAEHSC meeting on June 4-5. Learn more about the last meeting here.