Christopher (Kit) Green, M.D., Ph.D. is an Assistant Dean (Asia Pacific) of the Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. He holds clinical appointments as Professor in the Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences of the Harper University Hospital, Detroit Medical Center. He is also Professor at the Institute of Biophysics / Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Science, of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He maintains an active clinical private medical practice in forensic medicine and neuroimaging, neurogenomics, and neurotoxicology. Kit’s specialty includes the determination of morbidity and mortality of neurological and psychiatric disease due to unsuspected etiology. 20% of his medical practice is pro bono related to the forensic investigation and diagnosis of patients injured by anomalous events.
His career began with the US Federal Government in 1969 as a Senior Division Analyst for neurosciences at the Central Intelligence Agency. In the mid-’70s he was the first analyst and program manager for Remote Viewing research. He became a Branch Chief, Deputy Division Director, and Assistant National Intelligence Officer for Science and Technology. He joined General Motors Corporation in 1985 as head of Life, Materials and Environmental Sciences, and later became Executive Director of Technology Intelligence, and Chief Technology Officer for GM Asia Pacific Operations.
Kit returned to the full-time practice of medicine and became a faculty member at the Wayne State School of Medicine in 2002. Since 1985 he continuously has also served on over a dozen Federal science boards and positions, including as Chair of the Board on Army Science and Technology, and as a founder of the National Academy of Sciences/ National Research Council (NRC) Standing Committee on Technology Insight-Gauge, Evaluate, and Review (TIGER). In this recent assignment he was Chair of the two-year, 19-member study on Emerging Cognitive Neuroscience and Related Technologies of the Committee on Military and Intelligence Methodology for Emergent Neurophysiological and Cognitive/Neural Research in the Next Two Decades. He recently was Chair, of the Independent Science Panel for the Undersecretary of the Army for Operations Research and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Matters. He holds the National Intelligence Medal, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He was elected a Lifetime National Associate of the US National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences in January, 2012.
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