Elizabeth M. Short

Elizabeth Short

Elizabeth ShortOccupation: Internist; Educator; Federal Agency Administrator (Retired)
Born: Boston, June 2, 1942

Education:
Postdoctoral Fellow, Renal Metabolism, UCSF School of Medicine (1972-1973)
Postdoctoral Fellow in Human Genetics, Yale School of Medicine (1970-1972)
MD, Yale School of Medicine, Cum Laude (1968)
BA in Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College, Magna Cum Laude (1963)

Certifications:
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine; Diplomate, American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Career:
Retired (2001)
Health Policy Consultant, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (1996-2001)
Associate Chief Medical Director, Academic Affairs, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (1992-1996)
Deputy Associate Chief Medical Director, Academic Affairs, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (1988-1992)
Deputy Director, Academic Affairs & Biomedical Research Policy, AAMC (1983-1988)
Associate Dean, Student Affairs & Medical Education, Stanford Medicine (1975-1983)
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Stanford Medicine (1975-1983)
Senior & Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Stanford Medicine (1973-1975)
Resident, Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Health (1968-1970)
Professor Emerita, Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, Georgetown University

Career Related:
Member, Committee on Scientific Education & Training, Office of Science & Technology Policy, White House (1996); Member, White House Task Force on Health Care Reform (1993); Member, National Child Health Advisory Council, National Institutes of Health (1990-1997); Member, ACGME (1988-1997); Member, House of Delegates, American Medical Association (1988-1996); Visiting Professor, Human Biology, Stanford University (1983-1986)

Civic:
Adviser, Capital Campaign, Autry Museum of the American West (2016-Present); Chair, Program Assessment Committee, Hillsides (2015-Present); Executive Committee, Hillsides (2015-Present); Member, Western Council, Autry Museum of the American West (2008-Present); Member, Class of 1963 Leadership Gift Committee, Mount Holyoke College (2008-Present); Member, Program Assessment Committee, Hillsides (2006-Present); Member, Board of Directors, Hillsides (2003-Present); Chair, Strategic Planning Committee for Leading Merger with University of Southern California, Pacific Asia (2013-2014); Reunion Co-Chair, Class of 1968, Yale School of Medicine (2013); Museum, University of Southern California (2013); Member, Friends of Indian Market, Autry Museum of the American West (2012-2016); Member, Planning Committee, Pacific Asia Museum, University of Southern California (2012-2013); Member, Centennial Committee, Hillsides (2011-2013); Chair, Acquisitions Committee, Pacific Asia Museum, University of Southern California (2009-2014); Member, Executive Director, Search Committee, Hillsides (2009); Member, Planning Committee, Pacific Asia Museum, University of Southern California (2009-2010); Member, Board of Trustees, Pacific Asia Museum, University of Southern California (2008-2014); Cornerstone Chair, Class of 1963, Mount Holyoke College (2008-2013); Reunion Co-Chair, Class of 1968, Yale School of Medicine (2008); Chair, Program Assessment Committee, Hillsides (2006-2012); Docent, Autry Museum of the American West (2006-2012); Treasurer, Board of Directors, Southern California Philharmonic (2006-2007); Executive Committee, Hillsides (2004-2011); Member, Board of Directors, Southern California Philharmonic (2003-2007); Reunion Co-Chair, Class of 1968, Yale School of Medicine (1993); Co-Chair, Class of 1963 Reunion, Mount Holyoke College (1988); Co-Chair, Class of 1963 Reunion, Mount Holyoke College (1978); Co-Chair, Class of 1963 Reunion, Mount Holyoke College (1968); President, Class of 1963, Mount Holyoke College (1965-1973)

Creative Works:
Editor, Clinical Research Journal, American Federation for Medical Research (1980-1984); Associate Editor, Clinical Research Journal, American Federation for Medical Research (1976-1979); Contributor, Scientific Articles, Professional Journals; Contributor, Book Chapters; Contributor, Editorials

Achievements:
Helping to discover the genetic make-up/molecular basic for two diseases

Awards:
Distinguished Alumni Award, Yale School of Medicine (2013); Intern of the Year, Yale New Haven Hospital (1969); Yale Men in Medicine Scholarship (1964-1968); Bardwell Memorial Medical Fellow (1963); Sara Williston Scholarship, Mount Holyoke College (1959-1963); Markle Scholarship, Mount Holyoke College (1959-1963); Munger Scholarshp, Mount Holyoke College (1959-1963); Maclean Zoology Award, Mount Holyoke College (1959-1963)

Memberships:
The American Society of Human Genetics (1972-Present); American Association for the Advancement of Science (1970-Present); Chair, Public Policy Committee, The American Society of Human Genetics (1986-1994); Public Policy Committee,The American Society of Human Genetics (1984-1995); Executive Committee, American Federation for Medical Research (1976-1984); Public Policy Committee, American Federation for Medical Research (1976-1984); Co-Chair, Committee on Status of Women in Research, American Federation for Medical Research (1975-1977); National Council, American Federation for Medical Research (1973-1983); American Federation for Medical Research (1973-2001); Western Association of Physicians; Western Society for Clinical Investigation, American Federation for Medical Research; The California Academy of Medicine; The Phi Beta Kappa Society; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Family:
Daughter of James Edward Meehan; Arlene (Mitchell) Meehan
Married Michael Allen Friedman (6/21/1976)
Children: Lia Gabrielle; Hannah Ariel; Eleanor Elana

Hobbies:
Textile design

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
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