Appointment of Howard M. Temin as a Member of the National Cancer Advisory Board

May 13, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Howard M. Temin to be a member of the National Cancer Advisory Board for the term expiring March 9, 1988. He would succeed Tim Lee Carter.

Since 1974 Mr. Temin has been American Cancer Society professor of viral oncology and cell biology at the University of Wisconsin. Prior to this he served as associate professor at the University of Wisconsin, 1964 - 1969.

Mr. Temin graduated from Swarthmore College (B.A., 1955) and the California Institute of Technology (Ph.D., 1959). He was born December 10, 1934, in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Temin is married, has two children, and resides in Madison, WI.