Nomination of Frederick K. Goodwin To Be Administrator of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration

 

June 23, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frederick K. Goodwin to be Administrator of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration at the Department of Health and Human Services. He would succeed Donald Ian Macdonald.

 

Since 1982 Dr. Goodwin has been Scientific Director of the National Institute of Mental Health for the Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to this he was Chief of Clinical Psychobiology for the National Institute of Mental Health, 1977 - 1982. He has also served as chief of the section on psychiatry in the laboratory of clinical science. Dr. Goodwin's clinical research interests have been focused on biological and psychological factors in major depressive illness and in manic-depressive illness.

 

Dr. Goodwin graduated from Georgetown University (B.S., 1958) and St. Louis University School of Medicine (M.D., 1963). He was born April 21, 1936, in Cincinnati, OH. He is married, has three children, and resides in Chevy Chase, MD.

 

Appointment of Allan C. Carlson as a Member of the National Commission on Children

 

June 23, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Allan C. Carlson to be a member of the National Commission on Children for a term expiring March 31, 1989. This is a new position.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Carlson has been president and director of the Center on the Family in America for the Rockford Institute in Rockford, IL. Prior to this he was executive president of the Rockford Institute, 1981 - 1986. He has also been an assistant to the president and lecturer in history at Gettysburg College, 1979 - 1981; NEH fellow of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in 1979; and assistant director in the office for governmental affairs at the Lutheran Council in the U.S.A.

 

Mr. Carlson graduated from Augustana College (A.B., 1971) and Ohio University (Ph.D., 1978). He was born May 7, 1949, in Des Moines, IA. He served in the Iowa National Guard, 1971 - 1979. He is married, has three children, and resides in Rockford.