Appointments, June 2, 1982

Appointment of Six Members of the National Cancer Advisory Board, and Designation of Chairman

June 2, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Cancer Advisory Board. They will serve for terms expiring March 9, 1988. The President also announced his intention to designate Tim Lee Carter to be Chairman.

Tim Lee Carter is in the private practice of medicine in Tompkinsville, Ky. He is a former U.S. Representative for the Fifth Kentucky Congressional District. He resides in Tompkinsville and was born September 2, 1910. He will succeed Henry C. Pitot.

Richard A. Block is chairman of the board of H & R Block, Inc. and founder of the R. A. Block Cancer Management Center. He resides in Kansas City, Mo., and was born February 15, 1926. He will succeed Bruce N. Ames.

Angel Bradley is a homemaker and actively involved in community affairs in North Miami, Fla. She was born April 3, 1921. She will succeed Harold Amos.

H. Victor Braren is associate professor of urology at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is also assistant professor of pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He resides in Brentwood, Tenn., and was born September 12, 1940.

Ed L. Calhoon is a general practitioner/general surgeon in Beaver, Okla. He is the Oklahoma delegate to the American Medical Association. He was born December 9, 1922. He will succeed Frederick Seitz.

Geza J. Jako is professor (research) of otolaryngology at the Boston University School of Medicine. He is a surgeon at University Hospital and president of the Institute for Applied Ear Research, Inc., in Boston. He resides in Melrose, Mass., and was born August 9, 1930. He will succeed Philippe Shubik.

Appointment of William P. Longmire, Jr., as a Member of the President's Cancer Panel

June 2, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint William P. Longmire, Jr., to be a member of the President's Cancer Panel for a term expiring February 20, 1985. He will succeed Bernard Fisher.

Dr. Longmire is a physician and surgeon. In addition, he is professor of surgery at the University of California School of Medicine. He is a consultant in surgery at the Los Angeles County Harbor General Hospital. He has been Civilian Consultant to the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, since 1960. He was consultant, general surgery, Special Medical Advisory Group, Veterans Administration, in 1963 - 1968 and 1977 - 1981. He was chairman of the department of surgery at the University of California School of Medicine 1948 - 1976. Dr. Longmire was National Consultant in General Surgery to the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Air Force, in 1954 - 1976.

He graduated from the University of Oklahoma (A.B., 1934) and the Johns Hopkins Medical School (M.D., 1938). He is married, has two children, and resides in Los Angeles, Calif. He was born September 14, 1913.