Charles Philips(COLLEGE STATION, TX) — Charles Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H., Regents Professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Council of Principal Investigators (CPI), an elected body of research-active faculty from throughout The Texas A&M University System.

“Dr. Phillips is a very valuable member of the CPI Executive Committee, always ensuring that we consider issues from the HSC perspective,” said Nancy Amato, Ph.D., Executive Committee chair. “The principal investigators from the HSC could not ask for a better advocate.”

Representing faculty from the Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), AgriLife Research and Texas A&M University, the Council of Principal Investigators is committed to fostering the Texas A&M research community goal of being nationally recognized and competitive for research and teaching. The Executive Committee consists of 10 members and advises the chair on CPI activities.

— Rae Lynn Mitchell