Editorial Team

Brian S. Alper, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Founder of DynaMed
VP of EBM Research & Development, Policy and Content Quality
EBSCO Information Services
Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Clinical Research Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Columbia, MO

Alan Ehrlich, MD
Executive Deputy Editor, DynaMed
Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor in Family Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA

Deputy Editors

Sheila Bond, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Infectious Disease
Clinical Instructor in Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Rachel Chin, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
San Francisco General Hospital
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Thomas Hilts, DO
Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
GREMP Family Medicine Residency
Michigan State University
Grand Rapids, MI

Michelle Lin, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Academy Endowed Chair for Emergency Medicine Education
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Kevin R. Loughlin, MD, MBA
Diplomate, American Board of Urology
Senior Surgeon
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

J. Peter Oettgen, MD, FACC
Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director of Preventative Cardiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Michael Woods, MD, MS, FAAP
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics
Ipswich, MA

Associate Deputy Editor

Julie Bellet, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics
Ipswich, MA

Monica Zangwill, MD, MPH
Ipswich, MA

Managing Editors

Kara L. Becker, MS, RD, LDN
Ipswich, MA

Lisa Welch, MSc
Ipswich, MA

Contributing Editors

Andrea Chisholm, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Sandra Counts, PharmD
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
AnMed Health Family Medicine Residency Program
Anderson, SC

Katharine C. DeGeorge, MD, MS
Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Assistant Professor in Family Medicine
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

Fenny Lin, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Michael Mansour, MD, PhD
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Infectious Disease
Instructor in Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Daniel Ostrovsky, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Natalie Pauli, MD, FACP
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA, FACP
Director of Clinical Policy
American College of Physicians
Philadelphia, PA
President Emeritus
Guidelines International Network (GIN)
Berlin, Germany

Integrative Medicine Editor

Richard Glickman-Simon, MD
Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Senior Editor for Integrative Medicine and Consumer Health
EBSCO Publishing Inc.
Ipswich, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor of Public Health and Family Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Calculators Editor

Louis Leff, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
Medical Director
Foundation Internet Services

Associate Managing Editors

Daniel Bahcheli, PhD
Ipswich, MA

Christine Dunbar-Colpitts, MA, CRTT
Ipswich, MA

James LaRue, MPH, MLIS
Ipswich, MA

Meghan Malone-Moses, MPH
Ipswich, MA

James S. McLellan, PhD
Ipswich, MA

DynaMed Staff

Jill Angelosanto, PhD
Medical Writer

Johanna Bruneau, PhD
Medical Writer

Val Buntrock, PhD
Medical Writer

Elizabeth Burton, MS
Medical Writer

Karen Clarke, PhD, MS
Medical Editor

Julia Colpitts, BA
Manager of Editorial Solutions

Alan Drabkin, MD
Senior Clinical Writer
Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Ambulatory Care and Prevention
Harvard Medical School

Kate Eliot, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Senior Clinical Editor and Team Lead

Judy Erkmann, PhD
Medical Writer

James Forgione, PharmD
Clinical Writer

Anne Fowler
Editorial Assistant

Katherine Hawkins
Senior Editorial Assistant

Larissa Jarzylo, PhD
Medical Writer

Lori King, PhD
Medical Writer

Sara Knight, MS
Medical Writer

Pete B. Lindgren, PhD
Medical Writer

Amy Lombara, PT, DPT
Clinical Editor

Brittany Martel
Senior Editorial Assistant

Maureen McMahon
Senior Editorial Assistant

Catherine McQueen, BA
Editorial Assistant

Brian Randall, MD
Senior Clinical Editor
Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine

Khampaseuth Rasakham, PhD
Medical Writer

Nicholas Sansone, MFA
Editorial Assistant

Jennifer Schultz, PA-C
Senior Clinical Editor

Jill Serrano, PhD
Medical Writer

Ashvin Shah, PhD
Medical Writer

Luda Shtessel, PhD
Medical Writer

Craig Stone, PhD
Medical Writer

Mamata Thapa, PhD
Medical Writer

Janel Titus, PhD
Medical Writer

Amelia Tomlinson, PhD
Senior Medical Writer

Sofia Vidal-Cardenas, PhD
Medical Editor

Mark Vogt, PhD
Senior Medical Writer

Rachel Walker, MA
Medical Writer

Pei Yeh, PhD
Medical Writer

Consumer Health Staff

Pamela Jones, MA
Senior Health Editor

Cynthia Johnson, MA
Consumer Health Editor

Mike Jubinville, MPH
Medical Writer

Client Support and Implementation

Hannah Brackett-York
Communications Assistant

Lauren Wood-Shepard, MA
Associate Product Manager

Rachel Brady
DynaMed Community Coordinator

Richard Crookes, MCILIP
Kathy Jensen, RN
Ellen Westling, MLS, MBA, AHIP