Bio: G. Reid Lyon

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G. Reid Lyon

Position: Chief, child-development and -behavior branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Age: 55

Education: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Ph.D., psychology and special education, 1978; M.A., educational psychology and special education, 1974; North Carolina Wesleyan College, B.A., experimental psychology, 1973.

Career: Associate professor, department of neurology, University of Vermont, Burlington, 1983-1992; professor of education and psychology, Johnson State College, Johnson, Vt., 1990-1992; private practice in school psychology, reading instruction, and neuropsychology, Underhill Center, Vermont, 1983- 1992; assistant professor and director of the neuropsychology laboratory, Northwestern University, 1980-1983; assistant professor and director of the educational/reading clinic, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1978-1980; 3rd grade teacher, class for students with severe reading disabilities, Albuquerque, N.M., public schools, 1975-1977.

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Other service: Adviser to President Bush and first lady Laura Bush on child development and education issues, December 2000-present; advisory- group member, National Institute for Literacy, 2002-present; member, White House Council on Disability, 1995-present.

Other: Commercial pilot; U.S. Army paratrooper, 1967-1970; combat service in Vietnam, 1968-1970; Bronze Star recipient.

Vol. 24, Issue 02, Page 22

Published in Print: September 8, 2004, as G. Reid Lyon
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