Dr. McCormack is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Medicine and of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emeritus at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He was formerly on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. He studied the epidemiology of cholera in Bangladesh under the auspices of the United States Centers for Disease Control. He is recognized internationally for his work on infectious diseases including AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections. He resides in Massachusetts.
Dr. Holmes has extensive experience in the field of the organization and management of development projects in the third world. He served as a training coordinator for the Peace Corps in Central and South American regions; Resided in Nigeria and Liberia managing development projects funded by USAID, United Nations and the Episcopal and Anglican churches. He also served as Director of the Overseas Development Office of the Episcopal Church (USA). He was Associate Dean of Emory University and Dean of Instruction of Cuttington University in Liberia. He built the Rural Development Agricultural Institute in Liberia at Cuttington University. He resides in North Carolina.