The board brings together a diverse group of leading public health, environmental and medical experts. The WellAir MAB will study and advise upon the advancement of indoor air and surface quality with an emphasis on improving respiratory, immunological, oncologic and general public health outcomes.
Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA
Fmr. U.S. Surgeon General
Dr. Benjamin is a former vice admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who served as the 18th U.S. Surgeon General from 2009 to 2013. She also served as chair of the National Prevention Council, a group of 17 cabinet-level federal agencies that developed the road map for health in the U.S. She is the Founder and CEO of BayouClinic, Inc., a nonprofit primary care medical center in Bayou La Batre, Alabama. and the Gulf States Health Policy Center. Aside from her clinical duties, she is also an operating partner at Revival Healthcare Capital.
Among her numerous accolades, Dr. Benjamin received a MacArthur Genius Award Fellowship in 2008, the Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights in 1998 and was recognized with the Papal cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice from Pope Benedict XVI in 2006. Dr. Benjamin is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She has been chosen as a Kellogg National Fellow and Rockefeller Next Generation Leader.
David J. Weber, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Department of Infection Prevention, UNC Medical Center
Associate Chief Medical Officer, UNC Medical Center
Dr. David J. Weber is a world-renowned leader in the treatment of infectious diseases. He is the Charles Addison and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Associate Chief Medical Officer for UNC Medical Center and serves as Medical Director, Department of Infection Prevention, UNC Medical Center. Dr. Weber is cited as an author in >440 scientific publications by PubMed.