This is a
partial list of spokespersons for the Men's Health NetworkTM. This list
includes experts in a variety of health and family related fields, such
as Andrew Kimbrell, author of the Human Body Shop, Dr. David Gremillion,
an infectious disease specialist and an expert on domestic violence and
suicide, Dr. Jean Bonhomme, an expert on minority health and addictions,
Armin Brott, author of major health articles and a series of parenting
books for fathers, Vivia Font, bilingual spokesperson for the role that
women play in men's health, and Betty Gallo, founder of the Dean and
Betty Gallo Prostate Cancer Center in New Jersey.
Betty Gallo, and Armin Brott articulate the message that women play a
critical role in men's health.
In addition to the spokesperson listed below, there are approximately 450
physicians and mental health experts among the
MHN Board of Advisors, many
of whom are available to speak on men's health issues. Among those
are Dr. Robert Tan, expert on men's health and aging, Francisco Semio,
MPH, bilingual expert on physical fitness and community cancer programs,
Dr. Peter Rumm, Director, Center for Public Health Readiness, Drexel University;
Dr. Ken Goldberg, author and men's health expert; James Sniechowski,
PhD & Judith Sherven, PhD, experts on relationships.
information about a MHN Spokesperson, contact:
Menís Health Network
P.O. Box 75972
Washington, DC 20013
202-543-MHN-1 (6461) x 101
H. Gremillion, MD, FACP (David)
U. of North Carolina School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine
Kameda Medical Center, Japan, Director, Rotating Residency Program
Consultant to the Secretary of Labor, OSHA Blood Borne Task Force
Diseases Society of America (Fellow)
North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission, Violence Against Women
Society of Air Force Physicians, 1972-1988 (President, 1987)
Infectious Disease Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General, 1980-1988 Raleigh,
Dr. Gremillion is an expert on infectious diseases, AIDS, and issues surrounding
domestic violence and suicide. He is an appointee Governor's Commission
on Crime, Violence Against Women Committee (North Carolina). Dr. Gremillion
is past president of the Society of Air Force Physicians and Special Advisor
(infectious diseases) to the USAF Surgeon General.
Jean Bonhomme, MD, MPH (Jean)
National Black Men's Health Network (founder)
Emory University, Senior Faculty Advisor, Grace Crum Rollins School of
Public of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health
Dr. Bonhomme is Founder of the National Black Men's Health Network and
an expert on minority health, addictions, AIDS, and the effect that family
relationships have on men and their health.
Vivia's expertise extends to all issues related to the physical and
emotional health of men and their families, including the role of women in
menís health. Classically trained for the theater and film, Viviaís skills
translate into powerful healthcare messaging for broadcast appearances and
public relations campaigns, including video news releases (VNRs) and
satellite media tours (SMTs).
Of Chilean and Cuban heritage, Vivia is uniquely qualified by cultural and
linguistic background to carry the message of menís health to the
expanding Hispanic/Latino population. She is fluent in Spanish, familiar
Mrs. Betty Gallo
and Betty Gallo Prostate Cancer Center at the Cancer Institute of
New Jersey (Founder)
National Prostate Cancer Coalition (Co-founder)
Mrs. Gallo's husband, Congressman Dean Gallo, died of prostate cancer
in 1994. Since that time, she has been a tireless advocate for men's health,
regular screening, and women's involvement in men's health activism.
Writer, numerous articles on health and fathering including "19 Ways to
Save Your Husband's Life"
Author of several best-selling books
Syndicated radio show
Men's Health Network (Board of Advisors)
Mr. Brott writes extensively on men's health and family issues and writes
a yearly feature health article for Family Circle magazine. One
of those articles, "19 Ways to Save Your Husband's Life" has been reprinted
by MHN and is considered one of the best men's health article written
for a female audience. Hailed by Time Magazine as "the superdad's
superdad," Armin Brott has written or co-written five critically acclaimed,
groundbreaking books on fatherhood. His articles have appeared in The
New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, American Baby, Parenting, Child, Men's
Health, The Washington Post and dozens of other major publications.
He's been a guest on hundreds of radio and television shows, including
Today, CBS Overnight, Fox News, and "Politically Incorrect," and
his work on fatherhood has been featured in such places as Glamour,
Time, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Newsday, and many others.
He's also the host of "Positive Parenting," a weekly radio program which
airs live in the San Francisco Bay Area and is also available in Washington,
DC and other markets and can be heard on the Web.
Kimbrell, Esq. (Andy)
International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA) (founder)
Writer, author (The Human Body Shop; The Masculine Mystique; 101 Ways
to Save the Earth; The Green Lifestyle Handbook (General Editor))
"One of America's '100 Visionaries' " (Utne Reader)
Men's Health Network (Cofounder)
is founder of the International Center for Technology Assessment (ICTA),
past Executive Director of the Foundation for Economic Trends, and Past
President of the American Humane Society. This tireless advocacate on
behalf of the environment has been profiled by Pew
and others. He lectures widely and has appeared
on many national news shows. His articles have appeared in The New
York Times, The Washington Post, Harpers, The Utne Reader, and numerous
other national newspapers and magazines.
K. Henry, Esq. (Ron)
Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler (partner)
Men's Health Network (Cofounder)
is a partner with the law firm of Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler.
He serves on the American Law Institute Family Law Project and is an advisor
to the National Commissioners on Uniform State laws Interstate Custody
Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act Project.