Advisory Committees and Professional Affiliations
Below is a list of contributions by the principal, Dr. Marilyn Barrett:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (DHHS) Evidence-based Practice Center
  Evidence Report on garlic and milk thistle: National Advisory Panel member (1999)
American Botanical Council Advisory Board
  Advisory board member (1999-current)
American Herbal Pharmacopoeia and Therapeutic Compendium
  Writer, editor, consultant and member of the Technical Advisory Board (1995-current)
American Herbal Products Association
  Scientific advisory board member (1998-current)
Herb Research Foundation
  Reviewer of safety monographs: Kava (1997)
Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
  Committee on a Framework for Evaluating the Safety of Dietary Supplements working group: Chaparral monograph (2002)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
  Member of special emphasis panels to evaluate SBIR/STTR applications regarding standardized botanical products and drug/herb interaction applications (2001), applications for an international complementary and alternative medicine center (2003) and other standard grant applications (2003, 2004)
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH
  Member of panel assigned to review coordinating center proposals for the NIH-sponsored trial on St. John's Wort (1997)
Office of Dietary Supplements, NIH
  Participant in developmental planning meetings (1996), special emphasis panel to review proposals for the first NIH-sponsored Dietary Supplements Research Centers (1999) and scientific reviewer for the Annual Bibliography of Significant Advances in Dietary Supplement Research (2002)
United States Pharmacopoeia
  Member of the Committee of Experts for Dietary Supplements Information (2001-current)
University of California at Los Angeles Center for Dietary Supplements Research
  Botanicals (An NIH-funded Center): External Advisory Board Member (2000-2004)