John G. Benitez, MD, MPH, FAACT is a former member of the Board of Trustees (AACT). He has extensive research experience in tricyclic antidepressant antidote mechanism of action, disaster preparedness, military medicine, and poison center administration. Currently works in public health specifically with disaster preparedness and environmental epidemiology. He sits on various committees of the National Academy of Medicine and is a member of the National Biodefense Science Board for HHS. Previously has served with the World Health Organization’s International Programme on Chemical Safety, as a reviewer with numerous scientific medical journals, and has evaluated sites after chemical disasters.