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President's Committee on Mental Retardation Appointment of Seven Members.

February 23, 1978

The President today announced the appointment of seven persons as members of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation for terms expiring May 11, 1980. They are:

ROBERT G. JORDAN, JR., M.D., director of the University of Tennessee Child Development Center;

ANA NAVARRO, M.D., director of the crippled children and mental retardation program of the Family Health Service Division, Assistant Secretariat for Ambulatory Care, of the Puerto Rico Department of Health;

ANDERSON W. POLLARD, community liaison officer for the child psychiatry and mental retardation program at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA;

LUDWIG ROTHBEIN, member of the Denver Commission for the Disabled and of the Denver Association for Retarded Citizens;

EUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER, executive vice president of the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., Foundation;

FLORENCE K. SIMONS, administrative assistant at Paul Stafford Associates in Washington and a researcher on the family;

SAMUEL WIGHTSON, associate dean of government and community relations and assistant professor of community health at Case Western Reserve University.

Jimmy Carter, President's Committee on Mental Retardation Appointment of Seven Members. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244511

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