President of the Center for Constitutional Rights
Lead poisoning of children is still a major public health problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that some 1.7 million children nationwide have blood lead levels that are way too high.
• Andrew McBride, the director of public health in Stamford, Connecticut.
• Dr. John Rosen, the head of the lead program and a professor of pediatrics at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City.