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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, Emory University, Atlanta, 1980-1987;director preventive/applied research Human Genetics Laboratory, Emory University, Atlanta, 1987-1992;senior research associate, adjunct faculty School Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, since 1990;director Office of Program Development and Evaluation, Georgia Department Children and Youth Superior vena cava syndrome, Atlanta, since 1992. Consultant Georgia Department Human Resources, Atlanta, since 1980, Fulton County HealthDept., Atlanta, since 1989. Speaker to local and national organizations, Atlanta, since 1984.

Member of faculty department psychiatry School Public Health, Emory University, Altanta,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.

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: creative writing, reading, cinema.

Connections

Married Albert E. Smith, Junior, June 12, 1971. L child, Albert Krishna.