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Iris E. Smith

Iris E. Smith, American state official. National Urban League scholar, 1967-1971; Research Society on Alcoholism travel grantee, 1985.

Background

  • Smith, Iris E. was born on July 19, 1950 in New York City. Daughter of Leroy and Lela (McAllister) Sullivan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Fordham University, 1971. Master in Public Health, Emory University, 1979.

    Career

    • Assistant director prevention National Council on Alcoholism, New York City, 1974-1976. Research specialist Emory University, Atlanta, 1978-1980, project coordinator, 1980-1987, director preventive/applied research Human Genetics Laboratory, 1987-1992, senior research associate, adjunct faculty School Public Health, since 1990. Director Office of Program Development and Evaluation Georgia Department Children and Youth Services, since 1992.

      Consultant Georgia Department Human Resources, Atlanta, since 1980, Fulton County Health Department, Atlanta, since 1989. Speaker to local and national organizations, Atlanta, since 1984. Member faculty department psychiatry School Public Health, Emory University, Altanta, since 1984.

      Member Governor's Policy Advisory Team on Mental Health Needs of Youth in Juvenile Corrections, since 1993, College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Inc., since 1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Task Force, Atlanta, 1978-1986, Advisers for Drug Free Pregnancies, Atlanta, since 1988. Expert witness select committee on families United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1990. Member American Public Health Association, American Psychological Association, Southeast Psychological Association, National Association for Children of Alcoholics (board directors 1987-1992, advisory board since 1992).

    Personality

    Interests

    Creative writing, reading, cinema.

    Connections

    • Married Albert E. Smith, Junior, June 12, 1971. L child, Albert Krishna.
    • father: Leroy Sullivan
    • mother: Lela (McAllister) Sullivan
    • spouse: Albert E. Smith
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    Born July 19, 1950
    (age 67)
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