Howard Wolinsky and Alan Blum

Howard Wolinsky, an adjunct professor at Medill Graduate School of Journalism at Northwestern University, is co-author of “The Serpent on the Staff: The Unhealthy Politics of the American Medical Association” and is a long-time writer on tobacco issues.


Alan Blum, MD, is director, The University of Alabama Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society and was the lone witness to testify at both the Senate and House hearings on the FDA tobacco bill.