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Noreen Morrison Clark, British, American behavioral science educator, researcher.


Clark, Noreen Morrison was born on January 12, 1943 in Glasgow, Scotland. Daughter of Angus Watt and Anne (Murphy) Morrison. came to the United States, 1948.


Bachelor of Science, University Utah, 1965. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1972. Master of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1976.


Research coordinator World Education Incorporated, New York York City, 1972-1973. Assistant professor School Public Health Columbia University, 1973-1980, associate professor, 1980-1981, School Public Health University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1981-1985, professor, chairman department health behavior and health education, 1985-1995. Professor pediatrics and committee diseases, Marshall H. Becker professor public health University Michigan Medical School, 1995—2005, dean, 1995—2005, director center managing chronic disease, since 2005, Myron E. Wegman Distinguished University professor, since 2006.

Adjunct professor health administration School Public Health Columbia University, since 1988. Principal investigator National Institutes of Health, since 1977. Advisory committee pulmonary diseases National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Rockville, Maryland, 1983-1987, advisory committee for prevention, education and control, 1987-1991, coordinator committee National Asthma Education Program, since 1991.

Associate Synergos Institute, New York City, 1987-1999. National advisory environmental health science council National Institutes of Health, 1999-2002. Task force on preventive community service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2002-2005.


Honorary director Freedom from Hunger Foundation, Davis, California, 1980-1994. Board directors Aaron Diamond Foundation, 1990-1997, Family Care International, New York City, since 1987, International Asthma Council, American Lung Association, New York City, since 1988, World Education, Inc., The Healthtrak Foundation Prize. Fellow Society Public Health Education (president 1985-1986, Distinguished Fellow award 1987).

Member APHA (chair health education section 1982-1983, Derryberry award in behavioral science 1985, Distinguished Career award 1994), American Thoracic Society (Health Education Research award National Asthma Education Program 1992, Healthtrak Education prize 1997), International Union Health Education, Society Behavioral Medicine, Council Foreign Rels., Overseas Development Council, Pi Sigma Alpha.


Married George Robert Pitt, December 3, 1982. 1 child, Alexander Robert.

Angus Watt Morrison

Anne (Murphy) Morrison

George Robert Pitt

Alexander Robert Clark