The Director of the CDC appointed Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, McSilver Institute Executive Director, to serve a five-year term on the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF), starting in January 2022. The CPSTF is an independent, nonfederal panel of 15 public health and prevention experts that provides evidence-based recommendations about community preventive services, programs, and interventions aimed at improving population health.
Read more about the CPSTF appointment at The Community Guide, a public resource based on the findings of the CPSTF.
Additionally, Dr. Lindsey was appointed to the national board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), starting in January 2021.
Learn more about the appointment in this AFSP announcement.