Late President of the American Medical Association
Con to the question "Should the Drinking Age Be Lowered from 21 to a Younger Age?"
"...According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 25,000 lives have been saved since states began setting the legal drinking age to 21. That statistic is just one piece of overwhelming research that proves the lifesaving benefits of laws that establish the minimum legal drinking age at 21."
"Reducing Alcohol Abuse and Underage Drinking," www.ama.org, Oct. 18, 2007
Experts Individuals with MDs, PhDs, JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the minimum legal drinking age. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the minimum legal drinking age.
Involvement and Affiliations:
President of the American Medical Association, June 2007-June 2008
Chair, Residency Advisory Committee, Preventive Medicine Residency Program, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2008
Board of Trustees, American Medical Association, June 2001-2008
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 2001-2008
Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Henry Ford Health Care System, Sep. 1995-2008