Board of Advisors
Men's Health Network
You are invited to apply for inclusion on the Men's Health Network (MHN)
Board of Advisors. Membership on the Board of Advisors is limited to health professionals and certain others who have distinguished themselves in one of the focus areas of
MHN. A partial list of that group can be found
by clicking here.
MHN is an educational campaign
to significantly improve male health, longevity, and quality of life and gives practitioners, clinicians, therapists, and other health care providers an excellent opportunity to highlight the services they provide for
men (disease and awareness, work safety, therapy, dependency, suicide prevention, family counseling, etc.). The MHN structure is a "big tent" approach and anyone interested in the physical, emotional and mental
health problems faced by men is encouraged to participate.
is dedicated to achieving the following goals:
to save men's lives by reducing the premature
mortality of men and boys
to increase the physical and mental health of
men so that they can live fuller and happier lives
to significantly reduce the cycles of violence
and addiction that afflict so many men.
Energize government involvement in men's health
activities so that existing government health
networks can be utilized to increase the health
and well being of men and boys.
Encourage women to expand on their traditional
role as the family's health care leader and
activist for enhancement of health care services.
can read an overview of MHN's goals, programs, and
coalitions by clicking here.
Through these efforts, we hope to focus media attention
on problems which
plague men and the unfortunate effects those problems
have on their loved ones, their employers, and our
health care infrastructure.
If your application is accepted, you
will join a distinguished group of professionals who are dedicated to raising the public's awareness of men's health needs. That group includes Dr. Harry P. Howitt, Lt. Colonel, U.S.A.F. and Past President, Air Force
Society of Clinical Psychologists; Kenneth Goldberg, M.D.,
Male Health Clinic (Dallas); Jack Williamson, D.Min., Ph.D., Chief of Plans,
Programs and Professional Development, Air Force
Chaplains (Ret.); Anne McMurray, R.N., B.A.Ph.D., Faculty of Nursing & Health, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia; Alvin Burner, M.D., Col. (U.S.A.F., Ret.), former
Medical Director, Lockheed Corporation; Professor Rita Simon, American University; Lucile Adams-Campbell, Ph.D., Director, Cancer
Center and Professor of Medicine, Howard U. Cancer Center; Dr. Barry Cooney, Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Health, New Mexico; Jerry Lester, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research, U. of Texas Medical School; Edward Bakalar, Ph.D., Charles U. (Prague), Psychologist, Author, Lecturer; Olive Burner, Ph.D., R.N., Col. (U.S.A.F., Ret.), former Department Chair, Nursing
Administration, U.C.L.A.; and dozens of other professionals, including Adrian Cronauer, Esq., former armed services disc jockey in Vietnam, whose military career inspired the movie "Good Morning Vietnam. Others
include specialists in such areas as family violence and
A member of the Board of
Advisors is not obligated to participate in the day-to-day activities of the MHN. However, many chose to volunteer as spokespersons for various issues and we certainly welcome their participation.
Please complete the
following form and submit it to us. Also please forward a short resume via E-mail or to our mailing address. Include samples of your published
work if available.