[Recommending Approval of Olkin's CTR Proposal]
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Transmits Olkin's curriculum vitae and his proposal for Council for Tobacco Research (CTR) Special Projects funding for a project entitled "A Study of the Models Used in the Analysis of Certain Medical Data". Indicates how he intends "to examine the theoretical structure of the 'multivariate logistic risk function'", originally used in National Institutes of Health MRFIT study of heart disease in Framingham. Notes Gardner has reviewed and approved the proposal and requests feedback (attachments missing).
- Shinn, William W. (TI Communications; Shook, Hardy, CTR Attorney)TI Communications Committee and was also a lawyer for CTR. William W. Shinn worked for Shook, Hardy & Bacon.
- Author (Organization)
- Shook, Hardy & Bacon (Tobacco Industry law firm)Tobacco Industry law firm based in Kansas City, KS.
- Ahrensfeld, Thomas F. (PM General Counsel & Sr. VP, TI Executive Committee)TI Executive committee
- Bryant, DeBaun (CTR Director, BW Attorney)DeBaun Bryant was employed by Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation and served as Director for the Council for Tobacco Research 1/31/75, 1/30/76, 1/28/77, 1/27/78 and 1/27/79. He was also a Board Member of the University of Kentucky Tobacco & Health Research Institute in 1979 and 1980.
- Hetsko, Cyril F. (VP of ATC; CTR Director)Vice President and General Counsel for American Tobacco. Served on the Executive Committee as a CTR Director.
- Roemer, Henry C. (Jack) (RJR VP; CTR Director)RJR in 1958. He served as Vice President & General Counsel of RJR Legal Dept. in 1970, Senior Vice President & General Counsel of their Legal Dept. 1972-1983, and retired in 1986. Board of Directors 1972-1983; as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary from 1982 to the present, as RJR Tobacco Secretary & Director 1958-1970; and as Vice President and General Counsel in 1970.
- Stevens, Arthur Joseph (LOR Sr. VP '89-95 and TI Communications)Served on Lorillard Board of Directors 1985-92, was Senior Vice President from 1989 to 1995, served as General Counsel for Lorillard '93-95. Served on Tobacco Institute Communications Committee.
- Greer, Joseph H. (LM Gen. Counsel, Asst. Secretary 1972-74)J. H. Greer was employed by Liggett & Myers, Inc. and served as Assistant Secretary from 1972 to 1974. (Source: L&M, et al Summary of Officers & Directors - LGI/LTC Liability Notebook.) Joseph H. Greer is former General Counsel for Liggett & Meyers.
- Haas, Frederick P. (Liggett, General Counsel)Frederick P. Haas was a member of the Board of Directors of Liggett & Meyers from 1966 through 1976. From 1975 and 76 he was Special Counsel. (N.M., L & M Liability Notebook, Section 3, Personnel List)
- Holtzman, Alexander (PM Asst General Counsel. 1975-85.)
- Pepples, Ernest, J.D. (BW General Counsel and Sr. VP)
- Pollack, Lester (LOR Exec. VP, Secretary & Gen. Counsel)Employed by Loew's Corp. as Vice President, 1971. Senior Vice President 1972-74, Exec. VP 1975-78. Served on Board of Directors 1971-95, was employed by Loews Theater, Inc.
- Named Person
- Olkin, I. Dr.
- Kastenbaum, Marvin A., Ph.D. (TI Statistics Director)Kastenbaum has knowledge of the Tobacco Institute's and the tobacco industry's participation in the public disinformation regarding the health hazards of tobacco use, the manipulation of nicotine in tobacco products and the marketing of tobacco products to children.
- Gardner, William Ullman, Ph.D. (CTR Scientific Advisory Board grant reviewer)Dr. Gardner worked for Counsel for Tobacco Research -- U.S.A., Inc. He was a member of CTR's committee which reviewed grant applications in 1974. (UCSF000134) Gardner served on the Scientific Advisory Board for CTR and was a CTR Scientific Director. (N.M.'s CTR Who's Who) (PMI's Introduction to Privilege Log and Glossary of Names, Estate of Burl Butler v. PMI, et al, April 19, 1996). See Gardiner, Bill, TTLA Almanac - Names.
- Named Organization
- Stanford University
- National Institutes of Health
- Council for Tobacco Research - USA (CTR) (Formerly Tobacco Industry Research Committee (TIRC))Originally organized as the Tobacco Industry Research Committe(TIRC) in 1954, and renamed Council for Tobacco Research - USA, Inc. (CTR) in 1964.
- Multivariate analysis
- CTR Special Projects
- Thesaurus Term
- data analysis
- industry sponsored research
- tobacco industry structure
- research activity
- human subject
- governmental spending
- educational organization
- cardiovascular disease
- tobacco industry scientist
- government agency