The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

and the Johnson & Johnson Company

RWJF's Ties to AIG - Promises that smoking bans lead to "economic booms" helped destroy the global economy!

Remember how the anti-smoking propagandists boasted that "New York City's smokefree restaurant law is a success. Business in the Big Apple is booming. According to Tim Zagat, co-publisher of the popular Zagat Survey, 1995 finds a record high number of restaurant openings and a record low number of closings." And FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg was the New York City Health Commissioner at the time. (Smoke-Free Restaurants Are Booming in New York City. SmokeFree Educational Services. SmokeFree Air newsletter, Summer 1995.)

SmokeFree Air newsletter, Summer 1995 / UCSF-Legacy

They expect us to naively believe that this is proof that smoking bans are good for business! BUT - as the old saw goes, when things look too good to be true, they probably are. We now know that there has in fact been a massive and systematic conspiracy to grant loans, including commercial loans, which should never have been made. And, that these bad loans were insured by AIG - whose directors have included two trustees of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Frank J. Hoenemeyer and Edward E. Matthews! Matthews was senior vice chairman of investments and financial services at AIG, and has been a director since 1973.

AIG 2002 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

"Edward E. Matthews, M.B.A., was elected to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Board of Trustees in January 1994. Matthews is senior vice president and director of C.V. Starr & Co. and director of Starr International, private companies affiliated with American International Group, Inc. (AIG), one of the world's largest insurance and financial service companies. He previously served as senior vice chairman—Investments and Financial Services of AIG. Before his move to AIG, he was a partner and managing director of the investment banking firm of Morgan Stanley & Co. Matthews is a trustee emeritus of Princeton University and past chairman of the board of Princeton Investment Company, the managing company for Princeton University's $13 billion endowment. He also is vice chairman of the Princeton Medical Center and a trustee of Princeton Day School. Matthews earned an M.B.A. from Harvard and an A.B. from Princeton University." (Edward E. Matthews bio. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, accessed 3/19/2009.) Meanwhile, the Obama adminstration's transition team included William V. Corr, who received over $1 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to lobby for FDA regulation of tobacco; and Nancy-Ann DeParle, a board member of RWJF.

Edward E. Matthews bio / The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

As of AIG's Apr. 4, 2008 filing, Matthews was a director of the Starr Group, the largest holder of AIG common stock.

AIG 2008 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

So this is how the anti-smoking conspirators created their phony economic booms - and now they expect the American taxpayers to bail them out, because they're supposedly "too big to fail!" Those so-called "retention payments" are probably hush money. And naturally, the real conspirators expect to get away, while the public is distracted with ritual punishments of the small fry! And New York City is not the only town where anti-smokers claim that business has "boomed" since smoking bans were passed.

The smoking gun of anti-smoker conspiracy and racketeering - Dennis Rivera, chairman of the Service Employees International Union, and mouthpiece for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in the June, 2009 Senate "healthcare reform" hearings, used proceeds from the boom to fund his campaign to raise the cigarette tax:

"[A]sk any lawmaker or lobbyist who made this plan happen, and fingers point immediately to a behind-the-scenes player who is not even a state official: Dennis Rivera, president of 1199, New York State's largest health care union." Rivera bullied the politicians into submission by threatening to run ads attacking them. "Arguably the most unusual aspect of Mr. Rivera's lobbying campaign was that it was made possible by the Wall Street boom, which had put more than ample money in the union's pension plan through its investments. In its latest contract, the union allowed hospitals to forgo pension contributions for several months, and millions of dollars that would have gone to those contributions went instead into 1199's and the hospitals' Planning and Placement Fund. " (Getting Tobacco to Fund Health Care for Have-Nots. By Steven Greenhouse. New York Times, Dec. 27, 1999.) So this phony boom, which ultimately crashed the economy and put tens of millions of people out of work, out of their homes, and unable to afford health care, is how these phony benefactors "helped" the have-nots.

Getting Tobacco to Fund Health Care for Have-Nots, 1999 / New York Times

"Senator Barack Obama received a $101,332 bonus from American International Group in the form of political contributions according to Opensecrets.org. The two biggest Congressional recipients of bonuses from the A.I.G. are - Senators Chris Dodd and Senator Barack Obama. The A.I.G. Financial Products affiliate of A.I.G. gave out $136,928, the most of any AIG affiliate, in the 2008 cycle. I would note that A.I.G.’s financial products division is the unit that wrote trillions of dollars’ worth of credit-default swaps and 'misjudged' the risk." (Obama Received a $101,332 Bonus from AIG. By Dan Spencer. Examiner, Mar. 17, 2009.)

Obama Received a $101,332 Bonus from AIG./ Examiner

AIG's founder, Cornelius V. Starr, headed the ultra-secret Insurance Intelligence Unit of the O.S.S. (the predecessor of the C.I.A.) in World War II. And AIG's world headquarters is in the same downtown New York building where this unit toiled in the deepest secrecy.

William J. Donovan

"A.I.G. F.P. was created back in 1987 by refugees from Drexel Burnham, led by a trader named Howard Sosin, who claimed to have a better model to trade and value interest-rate swaps." Sosin left in 1993, and was replaced by Tom Savage until 2001. By then, A.I.G. F.P. generated 15% of A.I.G.'s profits. Savage anointed his former deputy, Joe Cassano, a notorious bully, to replace him. Cassano's brother and sister both worked at Goldman Sachs. A.I.G. Financial Products had entered the credit-default swaps market in 1998, and it was "the most receptive dumping ground for new risks created by big Wall Street firms" containing increasing proportions of subprime loans, which reached 95% in 2005. A Yale professor, Gary Gorton, helped AIG in pricing the credit-default swaps. Gorton claimed that no more than 10% were subprime. Moody’s and S&P still rated them AAA, and A.I.G. Financial Products was raking in $2 billion a year in profits. When A.I.G. F.P. stopped insuring them in 2006 and 2007, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, and others assumed the risk themselves and kept the process going.

"In the summer of 2007, the value of everything fell, but subprime fell fastest of all. The subsequent race by big Wall Street banks to obtain billions in collateral from A.I.G. was an upmarket version of a run on the bank. Goldman Sachs was the first to the door, with shockingly low prices for subprime-mortgage bonds—prices that Cassano wanted to dispute in court, but was prevented by A.I.G. from doing so when he was fired. A.I.G. couldn’t afford to pay Goldman off in March 2008, but that was O.K. The U.S. Treasury, led by the former head of Goldman Sachs, Hank Paulson, agreed to make good on A.I.G.’s gambling debts. One hundred cents on the dollar... The people still left inside A.I.G. F.P. like to list just how many things had to go wrong for their business to implode. Any one of a number of things might have sufficed to avert their catastrophe... Their list is mostly a catalogue of large, impersonal forces. But impersonal forces require people to conspire with them. Joe Cassano was the perfect man for these times—as responsible for a series of disastrous trades as a person in a big company can be. He discouraged the dissent of subordinates who understood them better than he did. He acted with the approval of A.I.G., but he also must have known that A.I.G. wasn’t able to evaluate his trades." (The Man Who Crashed the World. By Michael Lewis. Vanity Fair, Sep. 2009.)

The Man Who Crashed the World / Vanity Fair

In 2004, AIG Financial Products was fined $80 million by the Justice Department for attempting to disguise a deposit by cellphone distributor Brightpoint as an insurance premium in 1998. Insurance premiums are tax deductible, while deposits or loans are not. AIG-FP was also fined $46.3 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission for allowing PNC Financial Services Group of Pittsburgh to shift $762 million in bad loans from its books to off-balance sheet entities designed by A.I.G., and thus to inflate its profits. Joseph J. Cassano, the head of AIG-FP, was also president and chief executive of AIG-FP PAGIC Equity Holding Corporation. (Experts Say A.I.G. Case Is Tip of the Iceberg. By Lynnley Browning. New York Times, Nov. 24, 2004; A.I.G. and U.S. Complete Big Settlement Agreement. By Lynnley Browning and Joseph B. Treastor. New York Times, Dec. 1, 2004.)

AIG and Goldman Sachs: "Like its peers, Goldman underwrote billions of dollars of toxic securities known as subprime collateralized debt [obligations], or CDOs, and simultaneously bought credit protection on those CDOs in the form of credit default swaps. But Goldman was unique in that it only bought protection from AIG Financial Products, or AIGFP, and no one else. Under normal standards of risk management, this approach is imprudent; a bank should diversify its risk exposures whenever it can. Given that AIG was Goldman's biggest client, and that the CDO exposure at AIG was a huge part of Goldman's equity base, it's inconceivable that Hank Paulson, Goldman's CEO until June 2006, would not have been regularly briefed on this matter. The same goes for Goldman's board of directors. It's a very basic and essential part of any bank's risk management and corporate governance... AIG financial products was not regulated, while the monoline insurance companies, such as MBIA and AMBAC, were. "People who bought these CDOs looked at the ratings and almost nothing else. They relied on Goldman and the rating agencies to make sure that everything was OK." Hank Paulson ultimately bailed out AIG in order to protect Goldman Sachs from the financial consequences of actions that had been taken under Paulson's own watch. (How Paulson's People Colluded With Goldman to Destroy AIG And Get A Backdoor Bailout. By David Fiderer. OpEd News, Jan. 25, 2010.)

How Paulson's People Colluded With Goldman / OpEd News

Henry Merritt Paulson Jr. graduated from Dartmouth College in 1968. He was Staff Assistant to an Assistant Secretary of Defense 1970-1972. He joined Goldman Sachs in Chicago in 1974, and became a partner in 1982. From 1983 until 1988, Paulson led the Investment Banking group for the Midwest Region, and became managing partner of the Chicago office in 1988. From 1990 to November 1994, he was co-head of Investment Banking; Chief Operating Officer from December 1994 to June 1998; then chief executive until 2006, when he was appointed Secretary of the US Treasury. He visited China more than 70 times. (Wikipedia, accessed 1/26/10.)

A.I.G. has received $180 billion in government bailouts thus far. "Though other banks also benefited, Goldman received more taxpayer money, $12.9 billion, than any other firm." Some of the $11 billion that went to the French bank Société Générale was transferred to Goldman as well.

"[D]ocuments show there were unusual aspects to the deals with Goldman. The bank resisted, for example, letting third parties value the securities as its contracts with A.I.G. required. And Goldman based some payment demands on lower-rated bonds that A.I.G.’s insurance did not even cover... Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the relationship between Goldman and A.I.G. was that without the insurer to provide credit insurance, the investment bank could not have generated some of its enormous profits betting against the mortgage market. And when that market went south, A.I.G. became its biggest casualty — and Goldman became one of the biggest beneficiaries." The deals were made by Alan Frost, a managing director in AIG Financial Products, with Jonathan Egol and Ram Sundaram of Goldman, who also used Société Générale to obtain insurance from AIG.

"For decades, A.I.G. and Goldman had a deep and mutually beneficial relationship, and at one point in the 1990s, they even considered merging. At around the same time, in 1998, A.I.G. entered a lucrative new business: insuring the least risky portions of corporate loans or other assets that were bundled into securities. A.I.G.’s financial products unit, led by Joseph J. Cassano, was behind the expansion. To reduce its own risks in the transactions, the company structured deals so that it would not have to make early payments to clients when securities began to sour. That changed around 2003, however, when A.I.G. began insuring portions of subprime mortgage deals. A lawyer for Mr. Cassano said his client would not comment for this article. A.I.G. also declined to comment." (Testy Conflict With Goldman Helped Push A.I.G. to Precipice. By Gretchen Morgenson and Louise Story. New York Times, Feb. 6, 2010.)

Testy Conflict With Goldman Helped Push A.I.G. to Precipice / New York Times

Jonathan D. LaCrosse "was an alternative investments officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He was in charge of its private equity, below investment grade credit and real assets strategies, including sourcing, executing and monitoring investments. He led all efforts with regards to due diligence on investment proposals, the negotiating and structuring of key investment terms in partnership agreements, building of financial models and the trading of in-kind distributions from leveraged buyout and venture capital funds. Over the course of an eleven year tenure, Mr. LaCrosse was responsible for investing over $3.1 billion in 121 alternative investment funds, including over $730 million in 37 emerging manager funds. While at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Mr. LaCrosse served on fifteen advisory boards across the following types of funds: buyouts, venture capital, growth capital, secondary, mezzanine, distressed, real estate, timber and fund-of-funds... Prior to joining the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Mr. LaCrosse was an Underwriter at Oxford Health Plans, an Analyst at Bloomberg News and worked in the Accounting Department of Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon Division)." (Jonathan D. LaCrosse bio, Centinela Capital Partners, 2007.) He came to RWJF in 1995. He was on the advisory boards of AIG MezzVest, Bain Capital's Sankaty Fund, Berkshire Partners, Brentwood Associates, Greenwich Street Capital Partners, Kelso Mezzanine, Odyssey Partners, Private Advisors, and Veronis Suhler Stevenson Mezzanine. He also is a member of the Institutional Limited Partners Association. (Jonathan D. LaCrosse bio, RWJF 5/7/2004.) AIG MezzVest launched an offshore loan fund in the Cayman Islands, whose limited partners were European and U.S. institutional investors. (AIG-Mezzvest Launches New Mezzanine Fund--Kirkland Represents $161 Million Fund. Press Release, Kirkland & Ellis, Jul. 23, 2002.)

AIG MezzVerst was set up in April 2000 by Lemy Gresh, former head of securitization at Bankers Trust. Several friends from Bankers Trust came with him, including Doug Evans, chief investment officer. (The main players shaping the industry. Financial News, Feb. 2004.) "AIG-MezzVest is a division of CapVest and has received funding from American insurance company AIG, part owner of CapVest. With the support of Abbey National, CIBC World Markets and Merrill Lynch the vehicle has so far raised [euro]200 million in debt and [euro]200 million in equity. AIG-MezzVest will take loans of up to [euro]100 million or [euro]200 million in combination with other mezzanine providers. It will finance around 15 deals across Europe." Around 70 per cent of the fund was to be invested in the UK, and the remaining 30 per cent in France and Germany . (A taste of what's on offer in the European mezzanine market. European Venture Capital Journal. Oct. 1, 2001.) Edward Matthews of C.V. Starr & Co., Ltd., was a beneficial owner of MezzVest Team II, L.P. (MezzVest Team II, SEC Form D, Aug. 1, 2005.)

MezzVest Form D Aug. 1, 2005 / Securities and Exchange Commission (pdf, 9 pp)

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The founder, Robert Wood Johnson, was a member of the Citizens Commission on Utilization of Manpower in the Armed Services, which was created after Mary Lasker's friend Anna Rosenberg's appointment as Assistant Secretary of Defense, under Robert A. Lovett, S&B 1918. Other members included Artemus L. Gates, S&B 1918; Lewis L. Strauss; and David Sarnoff, chairman. (Manpower Waste In Services Hunted. New York Times, Nov. 26, 1952.) Robert Wood Johnson Jr. was 64th on the list of "most wealthy" individuals, listed according to wealth as a percentage of the GNP.

Wealth / Scott J. Winslow Associates

Senior Program Officer Karen K. Gerlach

"Karen K. Gerlach, PhD, MPH, is a Senior Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation where she is responsible for several of the Foundation's tobacco programs, including Smokeless States. She received her doctorate from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1994 and did her postdoctoral training as a fellow in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the National Cancer Institute. During her fellowship, she received her MPH in Epidemiology/Health Policy from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.

"Following her fellowship training, Dr. Gerlach accepted a position as an Epidemiologist in the Office on Smoking and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. While at the CDC, the main focus of her work was on the exposure of the population to environmental tobacco smoke and the health consequences of that exposure. In addition, she worked on increasing the public health community's attention to the problem of cigar smoking. Dr. Gerlach joined the Foundation in March 1998." (New Jersey State Planning Commission Speaker Biography, Oct. 17, 2001.) Considering how swiftly she rose to the heights of power, she may a relative of Catherine Gerlach Blair, aka Mrs. William McCormick Blair Jr., aka "Deeda."

Stanton Glantz thanks Karen Gerlach and Michelle Larkin for "spring[ing] the resources" to fund his TobaccoScam project, which smears the hospirtality industry for attempting to fend off anti-smoker attacks.

TobaccoScam / University of California - San Francisco

Ruby P. Hearn

Hearn left the Children's Television Workshop to join RWJF as a program officer in 1976; became vice president in 1983, and senior vice president in 1996. She left in 2002.

The Ruby P. Hearn Page

Nancy J. Kaufman

Vice President of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation until 2002. "She was previously Deputy Director of Public Health in the State of Wisconsin," and is a despicable product of the University of Wisconsin Medical School. She was a member of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable meetings in 1995 and 1996 which spawned the "Healthy Communities" campaign. Members included Margaret A. Hamburg, Jo Ivey Boufford, Roz Lasker, and William L. Roper. David Satcher and Kenneth I. Shine attended.

Kaufman bio, 1995 / UCSF-Legacy
IOM Roundtable / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

"Nancy J. Kaufman, RN, MS, is a Vice President at The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a registered nurse specializing in public health and preventive medicine. Prior to joining the foundation, she was deputy director of Public Health in the state of Wisconsin and was responsible for maternal/child health, chronic disease, environmental health and communicable disease programs. Ms. Kaufman is the Chair-Elect of the American Public Health Association's alcohol, tobacco and other drugs section. She is a member of the advisory board of the AARP National Eldercare Institute on Health Promotion and recently served as chair of the Federal Office for Substance Abuse Prevention's Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Infants Grant Review Committee. At the Foundation, she focuses on programs in substance abuse, generalist physicians and other primary care providers, health care reform. and public health." (Biography, Nancy J. Kaufman. American Medical Association, Feb. 1994 est.)

Kaufman bio, 1994 / UCSF-Legacy

Kaufman lauded The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's survey on "Youth Access to Tobacco" was the pretext for launching a crusade for restrictive laws, under which merchants were entrapped by undercover kiddies. (RWJF Press Release, Feb. 1, 1995.)

RWJF Press Release, Youth Access to Tobacco, 1995 / UCSF-Legacy

Steven A. Schroeder (president of RWJF until Dec. 2002)

Schroeder came from the University of California San Francisco (home of Philip R. Lee and Stanton Glantz), to join RWJF as its president in 1990. He was also involved in the Children's Television Workshop.

The Steven A. Schroeder Page

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey (President of RWJF since Jan. 2003)

Lavizzo-Mourey was senior vice president of RWJF since 2001. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania nearly 20 years ago, and has been an assistant professor and professor there since 1986. (Lavizzo-Mourey bio, University of Pennsylvania. Dead link http://www.wharton.upenn.edu/faculty/moureyr.html.)

RWJF Press Release, July 25, 2002 / Global Health Council

Lavizzo-Mourey was a director of Medicus Systems Corporation since 1994; its successor, Managed Care Solutions, and its successor, LifeMark Inc. Gail L. Warden, a director of RWJF, and Walter J. McNerney, who was then a director of Hanger Orthopedic Group, were fellow directors of Medicus.

Medicus Systems Corporation 1997 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
Managed Care Solutions 1999 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Lavizzo-Mourey was a director of Nellcor Puritan Bennett since 1995. Lasker Foundation director Robert J. Glaser also a director, and Walter McNerney was a director in 1995. Two directors besides Glaser had ties to the Hewlett-Packard Company.

Nellcor Puritan Bennett 1996 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Lavizzo-Mourey was a director of Beverly Enterprises until retiring in 2001. Carolyn K. Davis, a director of Beckman Coulter, was also a director of Beverly, and two directors of Beverly were also directors of True North Communications Inc. (fomerly Foote Cone & Belding).

Beverly Enterprises 2001 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Lavizzo-Mourey was a director of Hanger Orthopedic Group from 1998 to the present. Robert J. Glaser was a director of Hanger from 1993 until retiring in 2002. C. Raymond Larkin, former President and CEO of Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc., is also a director.

Hanger Orthopedic Group 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Lavizzo-Mourey has been a director of Beckman Coulter from 2001 to the present.

Beckman Coulter 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

The Board of Trustees of RWJF

Board of Trustees (current) / RWJF.org

Board of Trustees, 2000: Robert E. Campbell, Chairman; The Honorable Nancy Kassebaum Baker; Rheba de Tornyay, EdD; Lawrence G. Foster; George S. Frazza; James R. Gavin, III, MD, PhD; Linda Griego; Wendy W. Hagen; Edward J. Hartnett; Robert Wood Johnson IV; The Honorable Thomas H. Kean; Edward E. Matthews; Jack W. Owen; William L. Roper, MD, MPH; Steven A. Schroeder, MD; John H. Steele, ScD; Gail L. Warden; Richard B. Worley. Trustees Emeriti: Edward C. Andrews, Jr., MD; James E. Burke; David R. Clare; Leighton E. Cluff, MD; John J. Heldrich; Leonard F. Hill; Frank J. Hoenemeyer; John J. Horan; Norman Rosenberg, MD; Richard B. Sellars; William R. Walsh, Jr.; Sidney F. Wentz.

Board of Trustees (2000) / RWJF.org

Robert E. Campbell, Chairman

Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Johnson & Johnson from 1989 until retiring in 1995; past Chairman and on the board of RWJF since 1976. A director of Impath since 2001. Fellow RWJF Trustee George S. Frazza has been a director of Impath since 1998.

Impath 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Nancy-Ann DeParle - now head of the White House Office of Health Reform

DeParle was Administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration, which runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs, from 1997 to 2000. Previously, she was Associate Director for Health and Personnel at the Office of Management and Budget. She is now a senior fellow at the Health Policy Program of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She is a director of Triad Hospitals Inc., Cerner Corp., Davita Inc., Guidant Corp., MedQuest Associates Inc., and Specialty Laboratories Inc.

Statement of Nancy-Ann Min DeParle on "Medicaid and Tobacco Settlements" before the House Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, Dec. 6, 1997, that states should cough up a tribute to the federal govenment.

DeParle, 1997 / UCSF-Legacy

Her husband, Jason DeParle, is an anti-smoker hack who rants about cigarette advertising in sports (Warning: Sports Stars May Be Hazardous to Your Health. By Jason DeParle. The Washington Monthly, Sep. 1989; Cigarette Wars Move to a New Arena. By Jason DeParle. Publication unknown, March 4, 1990.) For this kind of gibbering crap, he was deemed worthy of becoming a fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government's Center on Press, Politics, and Public Policy (upon whose Advisory Board sit Elizabeth Drew, Ted Koppel, Dan Rather, and Frank Stanton).

DeParle, 1989 / UCSF-Legacy
Cigarette Wars, 1990 / UCSF-Legacy

DeParle has been a director of Triad since 2001. Fellow directors include Uwe E. Reinhardt, the policy czar of senior health, and several with ties to Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), owned by the family of Sen. William Frist (R-TN): Michael J. Parsons, the former CFO and COO of HCA; James E. Dalton, former Vice President of HCA; and Thomas F. Frist III. The executives are mainly drawn from HCA.

Triad Hospitals 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Administration

DeParle has been a director of Cerner Corp. since 2001. Fellow directors include former Sen. John C. Danforth of Missouri, and two with ties to the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Jeff C. Goldsmith and Michael E. Herman.

Cerner Corp. 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

DeParle has been a director of Davita Inc. since 2001. Fellow directors include former CDC Director William L. Roper; Peter T. Grauer, the Chairman of the Board, President and Treasurer of Bloomberg Inc. (and anti-smoker New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's closest friend); and C. Raymond Larkin, President and CEO of Nellcor Puritan Bennett.

Davita Inc. 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Nancy-Ann Min DeParle has been a director of Guidant Corp. since 2001. Fellow directors include Ronald W. Dollens, a director of Beckman Coulter, and Susan B. King, a director of Coca-Cola and trustee of the National Public Radio Foundation.

Guidant Corp. 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

DeParle has been a director of Specialty Laboratories Inc. since 2001. Fellow directors include Richard E. Belluzzo, former president and CEO of Microsoft from 1999-2002, who had various positions at Hewlett-Packard from 1975-98; and two directors of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Thomas R. Testman and Terrence H. Gregg.

Specialty Laboratories 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

DeParle has been a director of MedQuest Associates since 2002.

MedQuest 2003 POS AM / Securities and Exchange Commission

George S. Frazza

Former Vice President and General Counsel of Johnson & Johnson; elected to the RWJF Board in 2000. Frazza has been a director of Impath since 1998, and fellow RWJF Trustee Robert E. Campbell joined its board in 2001.

Impath 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

James R. Gavin III

Gavin was elected to the RWJF board in 1996. He was Senior Scientific Officer of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute [from 1991-2002; presumably a crony of Lasker Foundation director Purnell W. Choppin]. He was appointed President of Morehouse School of Medicine in 2002, and elected to the board of directors of Baxter International in 2003. His primary interest is diabetes.

Baxter International 2005 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Gavin was a director of Equidyne Corporation since 2000.

Equidyne 2002 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Gavin has been a director of Microislet from 2002 to the present. He is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta.

Microislet 2005 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Linda Griego

Griego is a prominent Southern California businesswoman, who ran for mayor of Los Angeles in 1993. The Tobacco Institute contributed $500 to her campaign.

1993 letter from Bob Pruett of TI to Griego for Mayor Committee / UCSF-Legacy
$500 Check / UCSF-Legacy

Wendy W. Hagen

Hagen is the former Executive Vice President of advertising firm Arnold Worldwide, who was laid off there on March 31, 2003. She joined RWJF in 2002.

Edward J. Hartnett

Hartnett has been a director of Protein Polymer Technologies since retiring as Company Group Chairman of Johnson & Johnson in 1996. Washington Advisory Group principal Edward E. David was a director of PPT from 1989 until retiring in 2003. Hartnett joined RWJF in 2002.

Protein Polymer Technologies 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Robert Wood Johnson IV

Robert Wood Johnson IV is on the 2001 Membership Roster of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a large donor to the Neurosciences Research Foundation, which is closely associated with General American Investors, of which former Johnson & Johnson consultant Joseph T. Stewart is a trustee. He joined RWJF in 2002. In 2004, he held a $50,000 per person fundraiser for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger at his condominium in Trump Tower. (Governor Has Star Power On East Coast. By Jim Puzzanghera. San Jose Mercury News, Feb. 25, 2004.)

Thomas H. Kean

Kean was the anti-smoker governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990. He was Chairman of the Carnegie Corp., and is a director of Pepsi Bottling Group, Bell Atlantic, Amerada Hess, UnitedHealth Corp. and other corporations.

The Thomas H. Kean Page

Ralph S. Larsen

Chairman of the Board of Johnson & Johnson, see below.

Edward E. Matthews

"Edward E. Matthews, M.B.A., was elected to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Board of Trustees in January 1994. Matthews is senior vice president and director of C.V. Starr & Co. and director of Starr International, private companies affiliated with American International Group, Inc. (AIG), one of the world's largest insurance and financial service companies. He previously served as senior vice chairman—Investments and Financial Services of AIG. Before his move to AIG, he was a partner and managing director of the investment banking firm of Morgan Stanley & Co. Matthews is a trustee emeritus of Princeton University and past chairman of the board of Princeton Investment Company, the managing company for Princeton University's $13 billion endowment. He also is vice chairman of the Princeton Medical Center and a trustee of Princeton Day School. Matthews earned an M.B.A. from Harvard and an A.B. from Princeton University." (Edward E. Matthews bio. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, accessed 3/19/2009.) He wass admitted as a general partner of Morgan Stanley in 1966. (Morgan Stanley to Admit 4 New General Partners. New York Times, Dec. 21, 1966.)

Edward E. Matthews bio / The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Matthews is former Managing Director of Morgan Stanley & Co., and was Executive Vice President of the American International Group investment banking firm, where he has been a director from 1973 to 2005. Other directors of AIG included RWJF Emeritus Trustee Frank J. Hoenemeyer; former Rep. Barber B. Conable Jr. (also former president of the World Bank); Harvard economics professor Martin S. Feldstein (also a director of Eli Lilly & Co.); Ellen V. Futter (also a director of Bristol-Myers Squibb and J.P. Morgan Chase); former US Trade Representative Carla A. Hills; Pei-yuan Chia, former head of Citibank Private Banking under John Reed, and a director of Baxter International; and Frank G. Wisner Jr.

AIG 2002 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Frank Wisner Jr. spent 36 years in the Foreign Service (most recently as Ambassador to the Philippines, Egypt and India) and was Vice Chairman of External Affairs for AIG. He was Acting Chairman of the O.S.S. Society in 1998. (Veterans of O.S.S. Summer 1998 Interim Report, Aug. 15, 1998.)

Summer 1998 Interim Report / O.S.S. Society (pdf, 28 pp)

As of AIG"s filing of April 4, 2008, the owners of more than 5% of AIG common stock were FMR LLC and Edward C. Johnson 3d (the FMR Group), 5.714%; and C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.; Edward E. Matthews; Maurice R. Greenberg; The Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Family Foundation, Inc.; Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Joint Tenancy Company, LLC; Starr International Company, Inc. (SICO); Universal Foundation, Inc.;C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. Trust (collectively, the Starr Group), 13.6%.

AIG 2008 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Matthews has been a Managing Director of Princeton Investment Co., trustee of Princeton University (1997-2002) and Princeton Medical Center. Former Sen. Bill Bradley, Sen. Bill Frist, and Assistant Surgeon General and senior advisor to the Director of the CDC Ruth L. Berkelman were also Princeton trustees.

2001 Trustees / Princeton University

In 1993, his son, Gregory Edward Matthews, married Anne Elise Mumford, daughter of David M. Mumford, associate dean of continuing education at Baylor College of Medicine. (Weddings. New York Times, Jul. 25, 1993.) Mumford graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1954, and returned to it on a fellowship in 1963. He was directed various lines of research in immunology and cancer research, as well as the Population Program. (Mumford, ex-Dean of medical college. By Eric Berger. Houston Chronicle, Nov. 29, 2003.) Mumford entertained Joshua Lederberg of Rockefeller University at [Fayez] Sarofim's home in Houston. (Letter, Joshua Lederberg to Dr. David Mumford, Sep. 28, 1979. Joshua Lederberg Papers, National Library of Medicine.)

Lederberg to Mumford, 1979 / National Library of Medicine (pdf, 1p)

William L. Roper

Elected to the RWJF Board in 2000.

The William L. Roper Page

Marla E. Salmon

Salmon is Dean of the School of Nursing at Emory University. She was founding director of the Lilien Carter Center for International Nursing there. She was elected to the RWJF Board of Trustees in November, 2001.

Salmon bio / Community Nursing

Richard B. Sellars

"Richard Beverland Sellars was born on Sept. 9, 1915, one of four children, and raised in Worcester, Mass. He attended American International College and Maryville College. At 23, he joined the sales force of Ortho Pharmaceutical, where he became a vice president in 1948. A year later, he joined Ethicon, the company’s suture business. He was named president of Johnson & Johnson International in 1970. After stepping down as chairman and chief executive in 1976, Mr. Sellars was chairman of the company’s finance committee until he retired in 1979. In 1981, he was named a trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the health care foundation created by Robert Wood Johnson II, the last member of the family to run the company. He was a trustee for 15 years." (Richard B. Sellars, Former Chief of Johnson & Johnson, Dies at 94. By Reed Abelson. New York Times, Jun. 26, 2010.)

Gail L. Warden

Warden was a member of Roz Diane Lasker's Committee on Medicine and Public Health, which authored her book, "Medicine and Public Health: The Power of Collaboration." Other members included Lester Breslow and Denis J. Prager.

Medicine and Public Health Panel / New York Academy of Medicine

Warden was President and CEO of Henry Ford Health System from 1988 until June 1, 2003. He was Executive Vice President of the American Hospital Association 1976-81; President & CEO of Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, 1981-88; and chief Operations Officer of Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. He is on the Board of Directors of American Healthcare Systems; Governing Council of the Institute of Medicine; and other organizations. He was elected to the Board of Trustees of RWJF in 1996.

Warden bio, 1993 / National Academy Press

Warden is a director of the Quality Forum, along with RWJF Trustee William L. Roper. Its Strategic Advisory Council includes RWJF Trustees Nancy-Ann DeParle and Risa Lavizzo-Mourey. It was incorporated in 1999 after the President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection proposed its creation in 1998. The Commission also included Warden and Lavizzo-Mourey.

About / Quality Forum
Members / Quality Commission

Warden was a director of Medicus in 1997, along with RWJF's president since 2003, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey.

Medicus Systems Corporation 1997 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Warden is a director of Comerica Bank.

Comerica Bank 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Warden is a member of the 2003 Health Advisory Board of the RAND Corporation. Other members include former Rep. John E. Porter, former Surgeon General David Satcher, Kenneth Shine, the longtime president of the Institute of Medicine, who is a Trustee of RAND.

(current -2005) Health Advisory Board / RAND Corporation

Lois and Gail L. Warden are major nongovernmental donors to RAND Health. Other major donors include Anonymous; Yvonne Braithwaite Burke, Second District Supervisor of Los Angeles County; Kaiser Permanente; the Los Angeles Times; former Rep. John Edward Porter; and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.

Health, 2002 Annual Report / RAND Corporation (pdf)

Richard B. Worley

President, CEO and CIO of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, elected to RWJF in 2000.

Richard B. Worley Trustee Bio / RWJF

Worley was a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania from 1989 to at least 1999, also its Health System Board and the Health System Executive Committee. (University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, June 18, 1999.)

Board of Trustees, June 18, 1999 / University of Pennsylvania (pdf, 43pp)

Trustees Emeriti

Edward C. Andrews Jr.

Edward C. Andrews Jr. was a director of the Charles A. Dana Foundation, of which David Mahoney (founder and chairman of the American Health Foundation until his death in 2000), was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 1997. (1997 Annual Report, Charles A. Dana Foundation.)

James E. Burke

Former Chairman of the Board of Johnson & Johnson, see below.

David R. Clare

Clare joined Johnson & Johnson in 1946 and was its President from 1976 until 1989; and was also a trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He was a director of Motorola from 1986 to 1996. Fellow directors of Motorola included Erich Bloch of the Washington Advisory Group, Wallace C. Doud, retired Vice President of IBM, who was active in the American Cancer Society; and Walter E. Massey, who was a trustee of the RAND Corporation during the time it produced the Manning smoking cost study.

Motorola 1994 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Clare was co-chairman of the Pew Health Professions Commission, Phase I, 1990-1993, with William C. Richardson, President of The Johns Hopkins University. Sen. John C. Danforth (R-MO) and Rheba de Tornyay were also members. Robert Graham, Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Family Physicians from 1985 to 2000 and the current Acting Deputy Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of DHHS, was active in all three phases through 1999.

Pew Health Professions Commission / University of California - San Francisco

Leighton E. Cluff

Cluff was Executive Vice President, President and Trustee of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation from 1976 to 1990. He was Professor of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1955 to 1966. He was Professor and Chairman at the University of Florida from 1966 to 1976. (Cluff bio, University of Florida. Link dead http://www.medicine.ufl.edu/intermed/cluff.shtml)

Cluff was a member of the Commission on Epidemiological Survey of the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board between 1961 and 1968. It was concerned with biological warfare agents such as anthrax. (Section 3 Commission on Epidemiological Survey, by Dan Crozier. In: The Histories of the Commissions, Theodore E. Woodward, editor.)

Commission on Epidemiological Survey / US Army

Cluff was a member of the Advisory Committee to CDC Director William L. Roper in 1992. Other advisors were anti-smokers Gilbert S. Omenn, Steven A. Schroeder of RWJF, Harold P. Freeman (AHF Trustee 1990-93), and John R. Seffrin of the American Cancer Society.

Advisory Committee for CDC, 1992 / US DHHS

Cluff was an informal advisor to anti-smoker Florida Governor Lawton Chiles in 1992. (State's new health care prescription in test tube. By John Donnelly, Knight-Ridder Newspapers, Bradenton Herald, Aug. 17, 1992.)

Bradenton Herald, 1992 / UCSF-Legacy

Rheba de Tornyay

De Tornyay is Dean Emeritus of the School of Nursing at the University of Washington. She was a Trustee of RWJF from 1991 to 2002.

de Tornyay was involved in Phase I and Phase II of the Pew Health Professions Commissions, 1990-1993 and 1993-1995. RWJF Trustee David R. Clare was co-chairman of Phase I, and anti-smoker Gov. Richard D. Lamm of Colorado was chairman of Phase II. RWJF Trustee Gail L. Warden was also involved in Phase II, and Robert Graham, Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Family Physicians fro 1985 to 2000 and the current Acting Deputy Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, was active in all three phases through 1999.

Pew Health Professions Commission / University of California - San Francisco

Lawrence G. Foster

Johnson & Johnson PR agent, retired 1990; trustee of RWJF since 1986.

Foster PR / rwjohnsonbiog.com

John J. Heldrich

Heldrich is retired Corporate Vice President of Administration at Johnson & Johnson. He is chairman of the New Jersey State Employment & Training Commission, to which he was appointed in 1989.

Heldrich / National Governors Association

Leonard F. Hill

Frank J. Hoenemeyer

Hoenemeyer is the retired vice chairman of Prudential Insurance Company of America. He has been a director of American International Group since 1985. Fellow directors include former US Trade Representative Carla A. Hills; Pei-yuan Chia, John Reed's colleague who also resigned from Citicorp after a money laundering scandal; and Frank G. Wisner, son of the CIA director Frank Wisner who boasted that he could play the media like a "mighty Wurlitzer." RWJF Trustee Edward E. Matthews was Executive Vice President and a director of AIG.

AIG 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

"A.I.G.," by Michael C. Ruppert of From the Wilderness; on the ties between AIG and Carlos Lehder of the Colombian cocaine cartel.

A.I.G. / From the Wilderness

Hoenemeyer was a director of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals in 1991. Fellow directors in 1997 included former CIA Director John M. Deutch, and Raymond S. Troubh, the "corporate governance maven" and director of General American Investors.

ARIAD 1997 DEF14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Frank J. Hoenemeyer is the less visible partner of W. Grant Gregory in the investment banking firm of Gregory & Hoenemeyer.

John J. Horan

Horan was with Merck & Co., Inc., since 1946, and was Chairman of the Board and CEO from 1976 until 1985, and continued as a director until 1993. Merck made a lot of money from the high blood pressure medication Aldomet, and built a new $20 million plant to manufacture it in 1975. He has also been a director of General Motors Corp. (whose employee pension funds were large shareholders of J&J), J.P. Morgan Inc., Morgan Guaranty Bank, NCR Corp., Burlington Mills, Celgene Corp., and PathoGenesis Corp. (whose CEO and President, Wilbur Gantz, was President of Baxter International from 1987-1993). Since leaving Merck, he has supplied his connections to startups.

Horan was a director of BioLabs, a company in British Columbia, Canada, in 2000. Biolabs is now Genesis Bioventures, which is 33% owner of a prion diagnostics development firm.

BioLabs 2000 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
Genesis / Genesis Bioventures
Prionlabs.com

Horan was a director of Myriad Genetics from 1992 to 2000.

Myriad Genetics 2000 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Jack W. Owen

Executive President of the American Hospital Association from 1982-88; a trustee of RWJF since 1985; Chairman of the Committee to Preserve Social Security from 1990 to 1995. (Owen bio, NCPSSM. Dead link http://www.ncpssm.org/about/pres_dir/.)

Norman Rosenberg

"Dr. Rosenberg developed a modified bovine graft for bypassing peripheral blood vessels, which was later marketed by Johnson & Johnson." He was a Trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation from 1958 to 1996. (Rosenberg Family Endows Chair in Vascular Surgery. Outlook, Fall 2002.)

Rosenberg Family Endows Chair / University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (pdf, p4 / 8)

Steven A. Schroeder

The Steven A. Schroeder Page

Richard B. Sellars

Chairman of the Board of Johnson & Johnson from 1973 to 1976.

Sellars was a director of Amerada Hess from 1980 to 1996, and Robert N. Wilson, Senior Vice Chairman of the Board of Johnson & Johnson, has been a director since 1996. Edith E. Holiday, former assistant to President George H. W. Bush, has been a director since 1993. RWJF Trustee Thomas H. Kean has been a director since 1990, and in 2003, he was deemed to be one of the "control persons of the company by virtue of their beneficial ownership of common stock in their capacity as executors of the estate of Leon Hess and as trustees of certain related stock."

Amerada Hess 1994 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

John H. Steele

Steele is Senior Scientist and President Emeritus, Marine Policy Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. He was a Trustee of RWJF until 1990. Robert Wood Johnson's brother J. Seward Johnson was interested in oceanography.

William R. Walsh Jr.

Walsh was the founding chairman of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. (Cancer Treatment Close to Home. By Robin Krippa. Meridian Health System. Dead link http://www.meridianhealth.com/jsmc.cfm/healthviews/jan_feb_2003/CancerTreatment.cfm.)

Walsh is an emeritus trustee of The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Foundation.

Board / The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Foundation

Sidney F. Wentz

Wentz was a director of Howard Savings Bank in Livingston, NJ, when it went broke in 1992. The FDIC "alleged that the directors had approved transactions that resulted in loss of millions of dollars and that the transactions appear[ed] to exhibit inadequate documentation, unsafe concentrations of credit, poor credit administration, and inadequate supervision of management," despite repeated warnings by bank examainers. (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Sidney F. Wentz et al.).

FDIC v. Wentz / Villanova Law School

Wentz has been a director of Somerset Bancorp since 1998.

Somerset Bancorp 2002 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Wentz has been a director of Castle Energy since 1995. Joseph L. Castle, the Chairman and CEO, is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Diet Drug Products Liability ("Phen-Fen") Settlement Trust.

Castle Energy 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchnage Commission

RWJF Grant Recipient List is a Who's Who of the Anti-Smoking Movement

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funding of the anti-smoking movement, as of Jan. 6, 2010

RWJF Anti-Tobacco Grants

Since 1992, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been one of the anti-smoking movement's largest sources of funding. Richard Daynard and his Tobacco Control Resource Center, intended to incite litigation against the tobacco industry, received over a half million dollars between 1994 and 1997. They massively funded Joseph Califano's National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. The Public Broadcasting Service, WGBH-Boston, and the schools of journalism at Columbia and Northwestern University have also been recipients of RWJF money. See the detailed listing compiled by Wanda Hamilton at FORCES website:

FORCES Pharmaceutical Multinationals: Buying Governments, Selling Antismoking

The "Tobacco Policy Research and Evaluation Program" is RWJF's multimillion dollar program of persecution; plus some selected individual projects.

Tobacco Policy Research and Evaluation Program (main page) / RWJF

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation was a "$100,000+ Excalibur Contributor" to the American Cancer Society in 2000.

ACS 2000 Form 990 - Annual Report / ACS (pdf, 123pp)

"Review of econometric model that estimates cost of smoking," perpetrated by Miller & Associates: This is a supposed "refinement" of a fundamentally fraudulent smoking cost computer program of the SAMMEC variety, which pretends that non-smokers' costs don't exist and that calculating the supposed "smoking attributable fraction" of every specious health claim is sufficient. Naturally, they were rewarded with even more money to "refine" it further. (Link died).

"Ethical, Social, and Public Health Implications of Regulating Tobacco," perpetrated by Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY ($222,173). Also supported by the Charles E. Culpepper Foundation. Look at this gibbering crap: "This study concluded that increased regulation is justified, in part, by the unparalleled health hazards associated with tobacco, together with the emerging evidence of what the industry knew and hid from the public and its intent in marketing and selling the product." What these human vermin mean is that they rationalize outlawing tobacco on the basis of filthy lies, created by corrupt anti-smoking scum who purposely blame smoking for diseases caused by infection; who deliberately use confounding to generate bogus risks; and who suppressed research on those infections in order to do so, thereby causing the needless deaths of millions. And then after all these lies that their own side spews like verbal diarrhea, these subhumanoids have the gall to proclaim that "Tobacco advertisements are misleading to adults and children; commercial speech is not protected if it involves fraudulent or deceptive messages." THEIR OWN SPEECH OUGHT TO BE OUTLAWED! This putrid mess was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Tobacco Industry Strategies to Oppose Federal Regulation. PS Arno, AM Brandt, LO Gostin, J Morgan. JAMA 1996 Apr 24;275(16):1258-1262; and FDA Regulation of Tobacco Advertising and Youth Smoking. Historical, Social and Constitutional Perspectives. LO Gostin, PS Arno, AM Brandt. JAMA 1997 Feb 5;277(5):410-418.

"Ethical, Social, and Public Health Implications of Regulating Tobacco" / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF "Tobacco Use - Prevention & Treatment" Funding Programs

"Tobacco Use - Prevention & Treatment / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF Gives $5 million-Plus to the Harvard School of Public Health

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program has given a five-year, $5,494,665 grant to the Harvard University School of Public Health, a nest of lifestyle questionnaire-peddling charlatans. "Program to build the field of population health by training scholars to investigate the connections among biological, behavioral, environmental, economic and social determinants of health; and develop, evaluate and disseminate knowledge and interventions based upon integration of these determinants." Grants List, ID 53572, 2006 Annual Report, accessed 12/7/08.

"Pamela Russo, M.D., M.P.H., senior program officer, is a member of the Public Health Team, which is committed to strengthening the public health system to enable it to protect Americans from threats such as bioterrorism and emerging infectious diseases to health problems such as obesity, tobacco use, and asthma." Sic. "In addition to being a member of the Public Health Team, Russo serves as the senior program officer for the Health & Society Scholars Program, an ongoing Foundation national program that enables more than 18 outstanding individuals annually who have completed doctoral training to engage in an intensive two-year program at one of six nationally prominent universities. This innovative program seeks to produce leaders who will change the questions asked, the methods employed to analyze problems, and the range of solutions offered to improve the health of all Americans. Russo also oversees the Foundation’s Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Program, a program she developed, designed, and implemented. YES seeks to attract exceptional high school students to the field of public health by offering scholarships of up to $50,000 that are awarded for original research projects that use epidemiological methods to study a health problem. Russo came to the Foundation in November 2000 from the Cornell University Medical Center in New York City, where she was an associate professor of medicine, director of the clinical outcomes section, and program co-director for the master’s program and fellowship in clinical epidemiology and health services research. She earned an M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed her residency in primary care general internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, followed by a fellowship in clinical epidemiology and rheumatology at Cornell University Medical Center and the Hospital for Special Surgery. She earned an M.P.H. in epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health and a B.S. from Harvard College." (About RWJF, accessed 12/7/08.)

RWJF Gave $7.6 million to the so-called "Trust for America's Health"

RWJF gave the Trust for America's Health a $7.6 million grant to coordinate the nationwide health fascism lobby before and during the anticipated healthcare reform legislation. It produced a report peddling the same old shopworn charlatanism about "physical activity, nutrition, and preventing smoking and other tobacco use,"making empty promises of billions of dollars in savings founded on crooked bookkeeping, from the expenditure of a "mere" $10 per person, which actually amounts to several billions. For their filthy Big Lie that tobacco use costs society $180 billion a year, the filthy vermin cite the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, "Fact Sheet: Lifetime Health Costs of Smokers vs. Former Smokers vs. Nonsmokers," which in turn is based on Hodgson 1992, which concocted its fraudulent smoking cost claims by "discounting," and falsely blamed smoking for diseases which are actually caused by infection; and on the CDC's even more disreputable SAMMEC, which outrageously pretends that non-smokers' costs don't exist at all. Their key policy demands, needless to say, are for bogus "healthy foods" and to "Raise cigarette and other tobacco tax rates." (Prevention for a Healthier America. Trust for America's Health, 2007.)

Prevention for a Healthier America / RWJF (pdf, 72 pp)

IOM Roundtable on Public Health

"By engaging community-based organizations as long-term advisors [translation: paid pawns -cast], public health agencies can build support for the provision of the necessary tools to carry out their mission. When grass roots communities recognize that public health agencies are there to ensure that the health system operates to protect and improve their collective health [THIS IS A LIE -cast], they will advocate for the fiscal and regulatory tools to enable the agencies to carry out their role." These 1995-96 meetings were a summit for members of the health fascist organizations and government agencies, from which their report "Healthy Communities: New Parnerships for the Future of Public Health" was concocted. Also supported by the Centers for Disease Control and the Kellogg Foundation. Members of this Institute of Medicine Roundtable included Margaret A. Hamburg, Jo Ivey Boufford, Nancy Kaufman of RWJF, Roz Lasker, and William L. Roper. David Satcher and Kenneth I. Shine attended.

"Roundtable on Public Health" / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Turning Point

Media event on the $24.25 million RWJF-W.K. Kellogg Foundation collaboration, "Turning Point: Collaboration for a New Century in Public Health." Roz D. Lasker was one of the participants, and Gilbert Omenn was program director for its state programs.

RWJF-Kellogg "Turning Point" Media Briefing, Oct. 2000 / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RWJF "Substance Abuse" report, 1993

"Substance Abuse: The Nation's Number One Health Problem. Key Indicators for Policy. Institute of Health Policy, Brandeis University, Oct. 1993. Fraudulent cost estimates were provided by Dorothy Rice and and Thomas Novotny, who helped create the CDC's fraudulent SAMMEC smoking cost claims.

Substance Abuse, 1993 / UCSF-Legacy

The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program

This was The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's first national program, which it has supported since 1973. Seven institutions continue to participate: UCLA; the University of Chicago; The Johns Hopkins University; the University of Michigan; UNC-Chapel Hill; University of Washington-Seattle; and Yale. Besides clinical medical, the program also grooms health policy stooges. Leon Gordis is the director of the program at The Johns Hopkins University; Alvan R Feinstein was its director at Yale. Gilbert S. Omenn helped Robert Petersdorf organize the program at the University of Washington School of Public Health. Former Surgeon General David Satcher (now a director of Johnson & Johnson) was one of the first Clinical Scholars. Woodrow Augustus Myers, a former RWJF Clinical Scholar, was Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of WellPoint Health Networks (which runs the Blue Cross-Blue Shield programs) from Oct. 2000 to 2005.

RWJF Clinical Scholars Program (pdf, 12pp)
National Program Report, Clinical Scholars Program / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Clinical Scholars Program funding to Gordis / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Clinical Scholars Program funding to Feinstein / Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

[Leon Gordis was the author of the 1994 Reference Manual on Federal Evidence of the Federal Justice Center, which embraces the statistical fraud of confounding by infection. So-called "tobacco industry stooge" Alvan Feinstein was a major recipient of Council for Tobacco Research Special Projects funding. He milked the tobacco industry for our money, while receiving $12,241,644 from RWJF between July 1974 and May 2001.]

RWJF Funded the SAMMEC Maternal Smoking Costs Fraud

RWJF Food Fascism

In 2004, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-sponsored TIME/ABC News Summit on Obesity propaganda-fest. Michael Mudd, executive vice president, Global Corporate Affairs of Kraft Foods, and former Kraft president Ann M. Fudge participated.

TIME/ABC News Summit on Obesity / RWJF

The Johnson & Johnson Co.

Johnson & Johnson's subsidiary, McNeil Consumer Products, marketed the Nicotrol nicotine patch and nicotine inhaler, which were approved for sale in the U.S. in 1991, the same year that RWJF began funding anti-smoking campaigns. Pharmacia, which manufactured Nicotrol for McNeil, reacquired the rights to market the Nicotrol Inhaler in North America in July 2000. In 2006, Johnson & Johnson acquired Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, which included Listerine mouthwash, Nicorette nicotine chewing gum, and Sudafed cold products, for $16.6 billion in cash.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is the largest shareholder of Johnson & Johnson, and the company is the source of RWJF's funding. Many members of its board of directors also serve on the boards of the primary anti-smoking corporate villains. (NOTE: The Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR search engine refused to find anything under the company name of Johnson & Johnson, and would only turn up results when the company CIK number was used: 0000200406.)

Johnson & Johnson was a "$100,000+ Excalibur Contributor" to the American Cancer Society in 2000.

ACS 2000 Form 990 - Annual Report / ACS (pdf, 123pp)

Directors of Johnson & Johnson

In 1994, Johnson & Johnson directors had close ties to Capital Cities/ABC (Jordan and Murphy), AT&T (Hawley and Mayo), IBM (Murphy and Rizzo), and Xerox (Cooney and Larsen). Also represented were Kellogg, the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute, Harvard, Yale, New York University, Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and King's College in London.

Johnson & Johnson 1994 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
Johnson & Johnson 2002 DEF14A / Securities and Exchange Commission
Johnson & Johnson 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

James W. Black, MD

King's College School of Medicine, London, England. His expertise is in analytical pharmacology. He received the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1988. Director of J&J from 1989 to 1996.

Gerard N. Burrow, MD

Dean of the Yale University School of Medicine from 1992 to 1997, and Special Advisor to the President of Yale University for Health Affairs from 1997 to 2002.. Was Vice Chancellor for Health Services and Dean of the University of California - San Diego School of Medicine from 1988 to 1992. In 2002, he became President of the Sea Research Foundation. Director of J&J since 1993 and continuing in 2003.

While dean of UC-SD in 1989, Burrow sought funding from Philip Morris for its new Division of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. (Letter from Burrow to Frank E. Resnick, Chairman of Philip Morris USA, Sep. 6, 1989.)

Burrow to Resnick, 1989 / UCSF-Legacy

Robert E. Campbell

Company man since 1955; has been Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, and is a Trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Also a director of New Jersey Bell Telephone Co. Director of J&J from 1976 to 2003. More info in The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation section.

Joan Ganz Cooney

Co-founder of the Children's Television Workshop (1968), which produces Sesame Street. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded its health propaganda series, Feeling Good. She is a Life Trustee of public TV station Thirteen/WNET in New York City, several of whose founders were involved in stacking the FCC to obtain anti-smoker John Banzhaf's "Fairness Doctrine" ruling. Director of J&J from 1978 to 2001.

James G. Cullen

Retired President and Chief Operating Officer of Bell Atlantic Corp. Also a director of Prudential Life Insurance, Agilent Technologies, and Quantum Bridge Communications. Director of J&J since 1995, continuing in 2003.

Other directors of Bell Atlantic in 1999 included Thomas H. Keane, a Trustee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; two who were also directors of Metropolitan Life Insurance, Helene L. Kaplan and Hugh B. Price (also a director of Sears); two who had ties to General Motors, Eckhard Pfeiffer and Shirley Young; and two who were directors of American Home Products, Ivan G. Seidenberg and John R. Stafford. Bell Atlantic merged with GTE in 2000.

Bell Atlantic 1999 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Robert J. Darretta, Jr.

Company man since 1968, named Executive Vice President in 2002. Was Managing Director of Ethicon Italy in 1985 and President of IOLAB Corp. in 1988. Director of J&J since 2002, continuing in 2003.

M. Judah Folkman

Senior Associate in Surgery and Director of the Surgical Research Laboratory at Children's Hospital, Professor of Pediatric Surgery and Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School. Director of J&J since 1998 and continuing in 2003.

Philip M. Hawley

Retired Chairman and CEO of Carter Hawley Hale Stores Inc. from 1983 to 1992. Also a director of American Telephone & Telegraph [1981 NCSH corporate villain], Atlantic Richfield Co., BankAmerica Corp., and Weyerhaeuser Co. He is a senior member of The Conference Board and a Trustee of the California Institute of Technology. Director of J&J from 1988 until 1998.

Hawley was a director of Atlantic Richfield Co. from 1976 to 1997. Hanna Holborn Gray, longtime director of Cummins Engine Company, was a fellow director from 1982 to 1998.

Atlantic Richfield 1997 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Hawley was a director of BankAmerica from 1977 to 1995. Fellow directors included Andrew F. Brimmer, Salk trustee circa 1971, who was a director from 1976 to 1997; and Walter E. Massey, who was a trustee of the RAND Corporation during the time of its Manning smoking cost study, who has been a director since 1993.

BankAmerica 1995 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Hawley was Vice Chairman of The Conference Board in 1983. Katharine Graham of The Washington Post was a fellow Vice Chairman. And a third Vice Chairman was Henry B. Schacht, who followed Hawley to the Board of Directors of the Johnson & Johnson Co. in 1997. Paul F. Oreffice, President of The Dow Chemical Co.; James L. Ferguson, Chairman of General Foods; and Frank T. Cary, Chairman of the Board of IBM, were among the Trustees.

Officers and Trustees of The Conference Board, 1983 / UCSF-Legacy

Hawley was a director of Weyerhaeuser from 1989 to 2000. Former EPA Administrator William D. Ruckelshaus has been a director since 1989, and J&J director Arnold G. Langbo joined in 1999.

Weyerhaeuser 1999 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Hawley is a Life Trustee of Caltech. RAND trustee Richard P. Cooley, Philip Morris director and RAND trustee Harold Brown, and former AHF trustee Ralph Landau are also trustees.

Trustees / California Institute of Technology

Clark H. Johnson

A company man since 1953, and "held a variety of financial positions with several affiliated companies before being named Assistant Corporate Controller of Johnson & Johnson in 1975 and General Controller in 1977." Also a trustee of Fairleigh Dickinson University. Director of J&J from 1988 to 1997.

Ann Dibble Jordan

"Former Director, Social Services Department, Chicago Lying-In Hospital, University of Chicago Medical Center... She assumed her previous responsibilities at Chicago Lying-In Hospital in 1970 after having served as a Caseworker and then a Senior Caseworker at the University of Chicago Hospital. She is also a former Assistant Professor at the Univesity of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. She was a Director of Automatic Data Processing [anti-smoker Sen. Frank Lautenberg's company), Capital Cities/ABC, Inc., The Hechinger Company, National Health Laboratories Inc., Salant Corporation and Travelers Inc. in 1994; and in 2002, a director of Automatic Data Processing, Catalyst, and Citigroup, the Sloan Kettering Medical Center, and the University of Chicago. Director of J&J since 1981, continuing in 2003.

Ann Dibble Jordan is the second wife of former President Bill Clinton's crony Vernon Jordan. In 1998 he was on 10 boards of directors, for which he received approximately $1.1 million. She and Jordan married in 1986. Jordan's stepdaughter Antoinette Cook Bush is a director of CNA Financial Corp., a subsidiary of Laurance Tisch's Loews Corp. (Jordan's 10 Board Positions Worth $1.1 Million. By Brett D. Fromson. Washington Post 1998 Feb. 6, p G01.)

Fromson / Washington Post 1998

Arnold G. Langbo

Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Kellogg Company. Langbo joined Kellogg Canada in 1956 and beame president of Kellogg International in 1986. In 1994, he was a director of Kellogg Co. and a member of the Advisory Board of the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. In 2003, he was a director of Weyerhaeuser Co., Whirlpool Corp. and The International Youth Foundation. Director of J&J since 1991, continuing in 2003.

Langbo has been a director of Weyerhaeuser since 1999. Former J&J director Philip M. Hawley was a director of Weyerhaeuser from 1989 to 2000, and former EPA Administrator William D. Ruckelshaus has been a director since 1989.

Weyerhaeuser 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Ralph S. Larsen

Larsen was Chairman of the Board of Directors (1989-2002) and CEO of Johnson & Johnson. He joined the company in 1962. Also a director of Xerox Corporation and the New York Stock Exchange. Member of the Executive Committee of The Business Council and the Policy Committee of The Business Roundtable. Also on the board of the United Negro College Fund and the Board of Governors of United Way of America. Director of J&J from 1987 to 2001.

Larsen has been a director of Xerox Corporation since 1990. Current and past fellow directors include fellow J&J director Joan Ganz Cooney; Bobby Inman, former Deputy Director of Central Intelliogence; Vernon E. Jordan, a director of the Ford Foundation; John E. Pepper, the president of Procter & Gamble; and Thomas C. Theobold, partner of William Blair Capital Management.

Xerox 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Larsen was a member of Salomon Smith Barney's International Advisory Board in 2000. Other members were Richard B. Cheney, then the Chairman and CEO of Halliburton Company and now the Vice President of the United States; Thomas S. Murphy, former Chairman and CEO of Capital Cities/ABC; and John S. Reed, director of Philip Morris and the former head of Citigroup. Donald Rumsfeld, now the US Secretary of Defense, was the Chairman. (Umberto Agnelli joins Salomon Smith Barney's International Advisory Board. Citigroup press release, May 22, 2000. Dead link http://www.citigroupssb.com/documents/press05-22-00a.html.) Larsen and Murphy were also on the 2001 SSB International Advisory Board.

2001 Annual Report / Citigroup (pdf, 36pp)

James T. Lenehan

Company man since 1976; Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member of the Executive Committee and Worldwide Chairman of the Medical and Diagnostics Group. Member of the Board of Trustees of the Healthcare Leadership Council. Director of J&J since 2001, continuing in 2003.

Lenehan was on the Board of Directors of Project HOPE. Other directors include Charles A. Sanders, principal of the Washington Advisory Group and emeritus chairman of Research!America, who has been its Chairman since at least 2000; former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health Jo Ivey Boufford; AIG Chairman Maurice Greenberg; and former Surgeon General Louis W. Sullivan.

John S. Mayo

President of AT&T Bell Laboratories since 1991. Member of the Board of Trustees of Polytechnic University and other engineering concerns. Director of J&J from 1986 to 2001.

The William O. Baker Page (John S. Mayo)

Thomas S. Murphy

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Cities/ABC. Joined Capital Cities when it was formed in 1954. Director of IBM and Texaco Inc., Chairman of the New York University Medical Center Board and member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University. Director of J&J from 1980 until 1998.

Letter from Steven C. Parrish, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Philip Morris to John Martin of ABC News, with carbon copies to Roone Arledge and Thomas Murphy, concerning ABC's lie that PM had "no immediate response" to blather from anti-smoking vermin Rep. Richard Durbin and FDA Commisioner David Kessler: "As you obviously know, not only did Philip Morris have a response, it was provided to you more than 12 hours before the story aired the next day. I find this deliberate distortion to be reprehensible, but, unfortunately, based on recent activities by you and ABC News, I do not find it to be surprising."

Parrish to Martin 1994 / UCSF-Legacy

Leo F. Mullin

Chairman and CEO of Delta Air Lines. He was an executive of First Chicago from 1981 to 1995, and president and CEO of its subsidiary, American National Bank, from 1991 to 1993; then vice president of Unicom and its main subsidiary, Commonwealth Edison, from 1995 to 1997. Also a director of BellSouth Corp.; a member of the board of the Air Transport Association of America and a former Chairman of the International Air Transport Association; The Business Council and The Business Roundtable. Director of J&J since 1999, continuing in 2003.

Paul J. Rizzo

Vice Chairman of International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), one of the corporate anti-smoking villains of the 1981 National Conference on Smoking or Health. Was dean of the business school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1987 to 1992. Also a director of IBM and McGraw-Hill, Inc. Director of J&J from 1982 to 1999.

The Loews Foundation (Lorillard Tobacco) financially supported the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management scholarship program at UNC-CH since 1969. Leo Bristin (sp?) of Lorillard presents $5000 to Dean Paul Rizzo. (Lorillard Informer 1992 July/August, p. 7.)

Lorillard Informer 1992 / UCSF-Legacy

David Satcher

Satcher was US Surgeon General and Assistant Secretary for Health from 1998 to 2002. He was Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry from 1993 to 1998. Director of J&J since 2002, continuing in 2003.

The David Satcher Page

Henry B. Schacht

Chairman of the Board of Lucent Technologies; Managing Director and Senior Advisor of EM Warburg Pincus & Co. Was Chairman and CEO of Cummins Engine Co. between 1973 and 1994. Also a director of Aluminum Company of America, The New York Times Co., Avaya Inc., Agere Systems, and Knoll Inc. Member of The Business Council and former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ford Foundation. Director since 1997, continuing in 2003.

Cummins Engine Company (Henry B. Schacht)

Maxine F. Singer

President of the Carnegie Institution of Washington since 1988, "after serving for over thirty years at the National Institutes of Health where she advanced to be Chief of the Laboratory of Biochemistry at NIH's National Cancer Institute. Dr. Singer is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Governing Board of the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Whitehead Institute." In 2002, also a director of Perlegen Sciences Inc. Director of J&J from 1991 to 2002.

Roger B. Smith

Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Corp. (1981-1990), conceived the General Motors Cancer Research Prizes in 1978. Member of The Business Council and trustee of GM's Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Also a director of Citicorp/Citibank, International Paper Co. and PepsiCo. Director of J&J from 1985 until 1998.

History / GM Cancer Research Foundation

John W. Snow

Chairman, President and CEO of CSX Corp since 1989. Also a director of Circuit City Stores, Verizon Communications, and US Steel Corp. Member of The Business Council and The Business Roundtable; Chairman of the Air Traffic Services Subcommittee of the FAA Management Advisory Council; and a Trustee of The Johns Hopkins University. Director of J&J since 1998, resigned in 2002 when appointed to be Secretary of the Treasury.

Snow Bio / CSX Corp.
Bush nomination of Snow, Dec. 9, 2002 / Whitehouse news release

In 1995, CSX Corp. funded the establishment of the Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health (now the Bloomberg School of Public Health). Our arch-enemy Jonathan Samet, member of the Science Advisory Board of the 1993 EPA ETS report, and the anti-smokers' star perjuror at the Minnesota tobacco trial, was named the co-director. (Report on Recent ETS and IAQ Developments, Nov. 3, 1995, by Shook, Hardy & Bacon to Philip Morris.)

Shook Hardy & Bacon 1995 / UCSF-Legacy

CSX Corp. was a "$100,000+ Excalibur Contributor" to the American Cancer Society in 2000.

ACS 2000 Form 990 - Annual Report / ACS (pdf, 123pp)

William C. Weldon

Company man since 1971; Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Member of the Executive Committee. Director of J&J since 2001, continuing in 2003. He has been a director of JPMorgan Chase since 2005.

Robert N. Wilson

Company man since 1964; vice chairman of the Board of Directors and member of the Executive Committee. Also a director of US Trust Corp. and Amerada Hess Corp. Director of J&J from 1986 until 2002.

Wilson has been a director of Amerada Hess since 1996, when he succeeded Richard B. Sellars, former Chairman and CEO of J&J and an emeritus trustee of RWJF, who was a director since 1980. Edith E. Holiday, former assistant to President George H. W. Bush, has been a director since 1993. RWJF Trustee Thomas H. Kean has been a director since 1990, and in 2003, he was deemed to be one of the "control persons of the company by virtue of their beneficial ownership of common stock in their capacity as executors of the estate of Leon Hess and as trustees of certain related stock."

Amerada Hess 2003 DEF 14A / Securities and Exchange Commission

Past directors and executives of Johnson & Johnson

Lloyd C. Arnold

Lloyd C. Arnold, then director of J&J's "Live for Life," and James E. Burke, Chairman of the Board of J&J, participated in Work Group 4, "Smoking Control in the Workplace," of the National Conference on Smoking OR Health, Developing a Blueprint for Action, Nov. 18-20, 1981. Other participants included Group Leader Robert Beck, Director of Personnel Benefits and Services of IBM Corp.; Andrew Brennan and Robert Johansen of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; Gilbert H. Collings Jr. and Loring Wood of the New York Telephone Company (NYNEX); Michael J. Cowell of the State Mutual Life Assurance of America; James L. Craig of General Mills, Inc.; Irvine H. Dearnley and Christopher C. York, Vice Presidents of Citibank; Thomas F. Duzak of United Steelworkers of America; William A. Fishbeck of Dow Chemical Company; Walter J. Hatcher of Pitney Bowes Inc.; Willis Goldbeck, Ann Kiefhaber, and Leon J. Warshaw of the Washington Business Group on Health; Marvin M. Kristein of the American Health Foundation; Stanley M. Little of the Boeing Co.; Murray P. Naditch of Control Data Corporation; Jan Peter Ozga of the US Chamber of Commerce; Rebecca S. Parkinson of AT&T; and A. Judson Wells, Special Assistant of the American Lung Association and later ghost author (concealed behind illegal pass-through contracts) of the EPA ETS report.

Work Group 4, NCHS 1981 / UCSF-Legacy
1981 National Conference on Smoking or Health [see pp 152-3] / UCSF-Legacy

William O. Baker

In 1986, William O. Baker of Bell Laboratories was a director of Johnson & Johnson. He was a founding director of both the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation and the Health Effects Institute.

The William O. Baker Page

Frank W. Barker

In 1999, Frank Barker and his wife Daryl donated $1 million to Rollins College for a fitness center. "Mr. Barker earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Rollins in 1952. He went to work for Johnson & Johnson in 1961 and remained with the company until his retirement in 1996 as corporate vice president. In the early 1980s, Frank helped to implement a wellness program for Johnson & Johnson employees called "Live for Life." The program proved so popular, a subsidiary company, Johnson & Johnson Health Management with Mr. Barker as its first CEO, was established to market the concept nationwide. Mr. Barker, who currently is CEO of US Dermatologics, Inc. in Lawrenceville, NJ, serves on the boards of numerous health-related organizations such as the Health Project and the Wellness Councils of America." (Alumni couple donate $1 million to Rollins for new Fitness Center. Rollins College News Release, Jan. 25, 1999.)

Barker donation / Rollins College 1999

Johnson & Johnson's Live for Life Program, in: Review and Evaluation of Smoking Cessation Methods: The United States and Canada, 1978-1985. By Jerome L. Schwartz. Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Institute, US DHEW, April 1987, pp. 112-113.

Schwartz, 1987 / UCSF-Legacy

Barker was a Trustee of the late Ernst L. Wynder's American Health Foundation from January 1988 thru January 1991.

James E. Burke

James Burke, Chairman of the Board of J&J from 1976 to 1989, was a participant in the Nov. 18, 1981, National Conference on Smoking or Health - Developing a Blueprint for Action, Work Group 4, "Smoking Control in the Workplace." The Work Group was chaired by Robert Beck, Director of Benefits and Personnel of IBM. Lloyd C. Arnold, Director of J&J's "Live for Life," was there also.

Work Group 4, NCHS 1981 / UCSF-Legacy
1981 National Conference on Smoking or Health [see pp. 152-3] / UCSF-Legacy

Daniel B. Burke, the chairman of Capital Cities / ABC, was James E. Burke's brother. Their father, James Frank Burke, was manager of the New York Life Insurance Company in Utica and Albany, N.Y., and Boston, Mass., and retired in 1956 as inspector of agencies of the northeastern division of the company. He was born in Rutland, Vt., and graduated from the University of Vermont. (Area Obituaries. Bennington Banner, Nov. 3, 1966.)

Burke testified for the nomination of Carla A. Hills to be United States Trade Representative in 1989.

Burke is a Life Trustee of the Urban Institute. Other Life Trustees include Warren E. Buffett, Joseph A. Califano, William T. Coleman of the RAND Corporation, Carla A. Hills, Vernon E. Jordan Jr., J. Irwin Miller of Cummins Engine Company, former EPA Administrator William Ruckelshaus, and Cyrus R. Vance. Trustees in 2000 included Katharine Graham of The Washington Post, and Philip Morris director Lucio Noto.

2000 Annual Report / Urban Institute (pdf)

Burke was a member of the network around mega-investor Warren Buffett, which included Philip Morris director John S. Reed; Katharine Graham, the late chairman of the Washington Post, and her son; Capital Cities/ABC Chairman Thomas S. Murphy; James D. Robinson, former chairman of American Express; and Laurence Tisch of CBS.

Joseph A. Califano, founding chairman and president of the Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University, singled out "Jim Burke, who for years had urged me to try to build an institution like CASA." He also thanked David A. Hamburg, former president of the Carnegie Corp. of NY; Jeffrey Merrill and Steven Schroeder of RWJF; Margaret Mahoney, Sanford Weill of Travelers and John Rosenwald of Bear Stearns. (CASA 1992 Annual Report).

CASA 1992 Annual Report / UCSF-Legacy

Joseph T. Stewart

Stewart Jr. was an executive consultant to Johnson & Johnson from 1990 to 1999; former senior vice president of corporate affairs of Squibb Corp. from 1982 to 1990 and was a director of Squibb from 1984 until its merger with Bristol-Myers in 1989; trustee of the Foundation of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He has been a director of General American Investors since 1987.

Others

Eustace Mullins on the directors of Johnson & Johnson (Murder by Injection, 1988): [Squibb director] "Robert H. Eben, dean of the medical school at Harvard since 1964; he is a trustee of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Population Council and president of the influential Milbank Memorial Fund, director of the Robert W. Johnson Foundation from the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical fortune; Ebert was a Rhodes scholar and a Markle scholar... Twelfth in ranking of the world's drug firms is Johnson & Johnson; its chairman James E. Burke, is also a director of IBM and Prudential Insurance. President of Johnson & Johnson is David E. Clare; he is on the board of MIT and is a director of Motorola and Overlook Hospital. Directors are William O. Baker, research chemist at Bell Tel Labs from 1939 to 1980... Thomas S. Murphy, chairman of the media conglomerate, Capital Cities ABC, director of Texaco; Clifton E. Garvin, chairman of Exxon since 1947, the capstone of the Rockefeller fortune; he is also a director of Citicorp and Citibank, TRW, the defense firm, J.C. Penney, Pepsi Cola, Sperry, vice president of the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, chairman of the Business Roundtable, and tustee of the Teachers Annuity Association of America.

"Also director of Johnson & Johnson is Irving M. London, chairman of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine since 1970, professor of medicine at Harvard and MIT, Rockefeller Fellow in medicine at Columbia University, consultant to the Surgeon General of the United States; Paul J. Rizzo, vice chairman of IBM, and the Morgan Stanley Group; Joan Ganz Cooney, who is married to Peter Peterson, the former chairman of Kuhn, Loeb Company. She is president of Children's TV Workshop, director of the Chase Manhattan Bank, the Chase Manhattan Group, May Department stores and Xerox. She had been a publicist for NBC since 1954, when she developed her profitable children's television program."

Mullins / Beyond the Illusion

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