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NetWellness Expert Contributors

Content is written and/or reviewed by faculty experts in their area of specific expertise and training.  All faculty contributors are required to have appointments at one of the three sponsoring research universities in accord with university standards. Contributions, while not peer-reviewed, are read and reviewed by our staff for clarity and are also subject to our Quality Standards.

Addiction and Substance Abuse

Marcel Casavant
Rob Crane
Christina Delos Reyes
Robert Goetz
Jill Griffith
Edna Jones
Sybil Marsh
Ted Parran

African American Health

Lisa Andrews
Quinn Capers IV
Robert Cohen
Gregory Cooper
Esa Davis
Kenneth Davis, Jr
Robert Haynie
Suchitra Nelson
Martin Resnick
J Daryl Thornton
Jackson Wright

Allergies

David Bernstein
I Bernstein
Jonathan Bernstein
Darrell Hulisz
Allen Seiden

Alzheimer's Disease

Rebecca Davis
Susan Gilster
Paula Ogrocki
Douglas Scharre

Amputation

Brian Bowyer
Patrick Getty
Jeffrey Robbins
Blair Vermilion

Anesthesia

Gareth Kantor

Anxiety and Stress Disorders

Nancy Elder
Evelyn Fitzwater
Darrell Hulisz

Anxiety and Stress Disorders (Children)

Floyd Sallee

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Asthma

Elizabeth Allen
Cathy Benninger
David Bernstein
I Bernstein
Jonathan Bernstein
Matthew Exline
Stuart Green
James Knepler
John Mastronarde
Jonathan Parsons
Jeff Weiland
Karen Wood

Athletic Training

Kristen Bretz
Doug Calland
Mark Merrick
Vincent O'Brien
Courtney Siegel

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

L Arnold

Autism

Michael Aman
L Arnold
Eric Butter
Luc Lecavalier
Paula Rabidoux
Jacqueline Wynn

Bipolar Disorder (Children and Adolescents)

Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Amy Sturm
Elizabeth Varga

Blood and the Body

Susan Wentz

Braces

Walter Buchsieb
Mark Hans

Breast Cancer

Doreen Agnese
Duane Culler
Rosemary Leeming
Zeina Nahleh
Donna Plecha
Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy
Elizabeth Shaughnessy
Paula Silverman
Jean Stevenson

Breast Feeding

Cancer

Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Jeremy Bordeaux
Conor Delaney
Krishnanath Gaitonde
Patrick Getty
James Heubi
Heather Hines
Kord Honda
Shaheen Islam
Cheryl Koliha-Brandt
Smitha Krishnamurthi
Kimberly Ortega
Enver Ozer
Yash Patil
Donna Plecha
Lee Ponsky
Michael Reed
Steven Rudich
Huda Salman
Darlene Schodowski
Paula Silverman
Jean Stevenson
Jeffrey Sussman
Julia Thornton

Cancer Genetics

Doreen Agnese
Jeremy Bordeaux
Duane Culler
Kord Honda

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Karen Kutoloski

Child Abuse

Robert Shapiro

Children's Health

Elizabeth Allen
Lisa Andrews
Ihuoma Eneli
Mary Fristad
James Heubi
Allison Macerollo
Anne Matthews
Caroline Mueller
Charles Myer III
Sumana Narasimhan
Todd Ponsky
Paula Rabidoux
Sarah Sauntry
Gary Smith
Michael Spigarelli
Naveen Uli
Stephen Wilson

Cold and Flu

John Andrews
Amy Ray
Daniel Remley
Robert Salata

Colon Cancer

Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Gregory Cooper
Duane Culler
Linda Cummings
Conor Delaney
Smitha Krishnamurthi
Sanford Markowitz
Timothy O'Brien
Janice Rafferty
Darlene Schodowski
Julia Thornton

Colorectal Diseases

Todd Ponsky
Janice Rafferty

Complementary Medicine

Tanya Edwards

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Gerene Bauldoff
Amy Pope-Harman
Mahasti Rittinger
Mark Wewers
Gretchen Whitby
Karen Wood

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Alfredo Hernandez
Lisa Lang
Ed McGlumphy
Robert Seghi

Cystic Fibrosis

John Heintz
Patricia Joseph
Michael Konstan
Karen McCoy
Richard Shell
Steven Strausbaugh

Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

Carl Allen
Janet Bolina
Michele Carr
David Hall
Yiping Han
Alfredo Hernandez
John Kalmar
Dale Kanner
Suchitra Nelson
Robert Rashid
Daniel Reed

Dental and Oral Health (Children)

Carl Allen
Walter Buchsieb
Gerald Ferretti
Ann Griffen
James Houston
John Kalmar
James Lalumandier
Dennis McTigue
Sarath Thikkurissy

Dental and Oral Health (Seniors)

Salim Hayek
Alfredo Hernandez
James Lalumandier

Dental and Oral Health Center

Gerald Ferretti
James Lalumandier

Dental Anesthesia

Dental Hygiene

Michele Carr

Depression

Nicholas Votolato
Lawson Wulsin

Diabetes

Robert Cohen
Saul Genuth
Connie Gottfried
Ann Hornsby
Bette Idemoto
Hugo Melgar-Quinonez
W. Miser
Nancy Morwessel
Daniel Remley
Jeffrey Robbins
Laurie Sadler
Marzieh Salehi
Gerald Strauss
Jenny Tong

Diet and Nutrition

Lisa Andrews
Hope Barkoukis
Bonnie Brehm
Jackie Buell
Esa Davis
Jane Korsberg
Pierre Lavertu
Kimberly Ortega
Daniel Remley
James Swain

Digestive Disorders

Syed Ahmad
Gregory Cooper
Linda Cummings
D Ferguson
Salim Hayek
James Heubi
Jane Korsberg
Annette Kyprianou
Yash Patil
Todd Ponsky
Janice Rafferty
Steven Rudich
Amit Tevar
Julia Thornton

Domestic Violence

Kenneth Davis, Jr

Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

Ellis Arjmand
Daniel Choo
Robin Cotton
Ravindhra Elluru
Jack Gluckman
John Greinwald, Jr
David Hom
Robert Keith
Siddarth Khosla
Charles Myer III
Yash Patil
Myles Pensak
Michael Rutter
Ravi Samy
Allen Seiden
Sally Shott
David Steward
Jay Willging
Keith Wilson
Lee Zimmer

Eating Disorders

Bonnie Brehm
Ihuoma Eneli
Leslie Heinberg
Laura Hill
Jane Korsberg
Robert Murray

Epilepsy

David Ficker
Michael Privitera

Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Stanley Althof
Ahmad Hamidinia

Esophageal Cancer

Tanios Bekaii-Saab
Sandra Starnes

Exercise and Fitness

David Carroll
Steven Devor
Rachael Dotson
Brian Focht
Brandi Hester Janowiecki
Jayme Johnson
Carolyn Nickol
Patricia Woellert

Eye and Vision Care

Michael Earley
Roanne Flom
Nicklaus Fogt
Julia Geldis
Suber Huang
Andrew Toole
Aaron Zimmerman

Face and Jaw Surgery

Salim Hayek
Deepak Krishnan
Gregory Ness
Meade van Putten

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Cathy Benninger
John Mastronarde

Gum Diseases

Jose Arauz-Dutari
Yiping Han
Binnaz Leblebicioglu
Stuart Sears

Gynecology

Thomas deHoop
Nader Husseinzadeh
Arthur Ollendorff
Jonathan Schaffir
Michael Spigarelli

Head and Neck Cancer

Salim Hayek
Heather Hines
Cheryl Koliha-Brandt
Pierre Lavertu
Charles Myer III
Kimberly Ortega
Yash Patil
Jane Prasse
Panayiotis Savvides
Darlene Schodowski
Jeffrey Sussman

Healthy Weight Center

Lisa Andrews
Hope Barkoukis
Angela Blackstone
Bonnie Brehm
Jackie Buell
Esa Davis
Steven Devor
Ihuoma Eneli
Brian Focht
Jane Korsberg
Robert Murray
Daniel Remley
Gerald Strauss
James Swain

Heart Health

Richard Becker
Esa Davis
Barry Effron
Ileana Piña
Max Reif
Daniel Remley
Amy Sturm
Lynne Wagoner
Neal Weintraub

Hemochromatosis

Amy Sturm

Hemophilia and Inherited Bleeding Disorders

Patricia Carey
Madeline Heffner

High Blood Pressure

Daniel Remley

HIV and AIDS

Ann Avery
Carl Fichtenbaum
Francisco Gomez
Robert Kalayjian
Pamposh Kaul
Stephen Kralovic
Grace McComsey

HPV

Sara Lee

Huntington's Disease

Incontinence

Donald Bodner
R Bruce Bracken
Marc Cymes
Ahmad Hamidinia
Mildred Lam
Martin Resnick

Infectious Diseases

Steven Rudich

Infertility

Ahmad Hamidinia
Brooke Rossi

Inherited Disorders and Birth Defects

Anne Matthews

Injury Prevention and Safety

Dee Jepsen
Kelly Kelleher
Jeff LeJeune
Lydia Medeiros
Tatiana Oberyszyn
Gary Smith
Gaylene Tsipis

Kidney Diseases

Jack Elder
Philip Hall, 3rd
Donald Hricik
Rama Jayanthi
Mildred Lam
Robert Schilz
Ganesh Shidham

Kids' Healthy Weight

Leona Cuttler
Carolyn Ievers-Landis
Sumana Narasimhan
Phyllis Pirie
Daniel Remley
Amy Sheon
Naveen Uli
Susan Wentz

Lung Cancer

John Howington
Shaheen Islam
Patrick Nana-Sinkam
Sandra Starnes

Lung diseases

Elizabeth Allen
James Allen, Jr
Cathy Benninger
Nitin Bhatt
Matthew Exline
Stuart Green
John Howington
Patricia Joseph
Clay Marsh
John Mastronarde
Patrick Nana-Sinkam
Jonathan Parsons
Amy Pope-Harman
Mitchell Rashkin
Mahasti Rittinger
Robert Schilz
Larry Schlesinger
Sandra Starnes
Victoria Surdulescu
Shu-Hua Wang
Jeff Weiland
Mark Wewers
Karen Wood

Lung Transplantation

Gerene Bauldoff
Amy Pope-Harman
Robert Schilz
J Daryl Thornton

Lupus

Men's Health

W. Miser

Menopause

Mental Health

Michael Aman
Dennis Auckley
John Campo
Nancy Elder
Mary Fristad
Bela Gandhi
Robert Goetz
Laura Hill
Ram Chandran Kalyanam
Henry Ng
Douglas Scharre
Robert Shapiro
Suzanne Smith
Lawson Wulsin

Mesothelioma

Mouth Diseases

Carl Allen
Richard Jurevic
John Kalmar

Myasthenia Gravis

Henry Kaminski
Robert Neel, IV
John Quinlan

NetWellness

Kenneth Davis, Jr
Rose Hallarn
Patricia Marshall
Daniel Remley

Newborn and Infant Care

Sarah Sauntry

Obesity and Weight Management

Lisa Andrews
Angela Blackstone
Jackie Buell
Esa Davis
Ihuoma Eneli
Linnette Goard
Jane Korsberg
Hugo Melgar-Quinonez
Robert Murray
Daniel Remley
Eileen Seeholzer
Gerald Strauss
James Swain

Oral Cancer

Carl Allen
John Kalmar
Enver Ozer
Meade van Putten

Osteoporosis

Thomas deHoop
Debra Gardner
Margery Gass
Jane Korsberg
Nelson Watts

Pain Management

Hammam Akbik
Salim Hayek
Jeffrey Robbins
Suzanne Smith

Pancreatic Cancer

Syed Ahmad
Tanios Bekaii-Saab

Pandemic Flu

John Andrews
Amy Ray
Robert Salata

Parkinson's Disease

Punit Agrawal

Pharmacy and Medications

Lisa Andrews
Marcel Casavant
Peter Embi
Michael Ganio
Debra Gardner
Robert Goetz
Jill Griffith
Sarah Hudson-DiSalle
Darrell Hulisz
Bella Mehta
Tatiana Oberyszyn
Jan Scaglione
Earl Siegel
Gaylene Tsipis

Pre-diabetes

Daniel Remley

Pregnancy

Esa Davis
Thomas deHoop
Yiping Han
John Kennell
Arthur Ollendorff
Jonathan Schaffir
Tina Weitkamp

Prostate Cancer

Donald Bodner
R Bruce Bracken
James Donovan, Jr
Krishnanath Gaitonde
Ahmad Hamidinia
David Miller
Lee Ponsky
Martin Resnick

Pulmonary Fibrosis

Elizabeth Allen
James Allen, Jr
Nitin Bhatt
Clay Marsh
Amy Pope-Harman
Mark Wewers

Pulmonary Hypertension

Robert Schilz
Namita Sood

Quality Health Care and You - Diabetes

David Aron
Randall Cebul
Robert Cohen
Nancy Elder
Connie Gottfried
Bette Idemoto
Mildred Lam
Anne Matthews
W. Miser
Nancy Morwessel
Max Reif
Jeffrey Robbins
Laurie Sadler
Marzieh Salehi
Gerald Strauss
Jenny Tong
Eric Warm
Susan Wentz

Rehabilitation

Brian Bowyer
Stephen Page
Jeffrey Robbins
Gloriajean Wallace
Thomas Watanabe

Research Center

John Barnard
Demaree Bruck
Lori Crosby
Pamela Davis
Nicole Deming
Meg Gerstenblith
Rose Hallarn
James Heubi
Robert Kalayjian
Mary Lawless
Janeen León
Patricia Marshall
John Mieyal
Carson Reider
Suzanne Rivera
Ashwini Sehgal
Jerry Silver
J Daryl Thornton
Susan Wentz
Aaron Zimmerman

Root Canals

Andre Mickel
Ned Robertson

Sarcoidosis

Senior Health

Bonnie Brehm
Evelyn Fitzwater
Susan Gilster
Elizabeth Gothelf
Arvind Modawal
Daniel Remley
Jeffrey Robbins
Gregg Warshaw

Sickle Cell Anemia

Anne Matthews

Skin Cancer

Elma Baron
Jeremy Bordeaux
Kevin Cooper
Meg Gerstenblith
Kord Honda
Cheryl Koliha-Brandt
Margaret Mann
Tatiana Oberyszyn
Jeffrey Sussman

Skin Care and Diseases

Elma Baron
Margaret Bobonich
Jeremy Bordeaux
Kevin Cooper
Meg Gerstenblith
Charles Heaton
Neil Korman
Margaret Mann
Diya Mutasim
Susan Nedorost
Tatiana Oberyszyn
Michael Reed
Jeffrey Robbins
Pranav Sheth
Sandra Starnes
Jeffrey Susman
Jeffrey Sussman
Marty Visscher

Sleep Disorders

Dennis Auckley
Kenneth Casey
Elizabeth Click
Meena Khan
Ziad Shaman
Victoria Surdulescu
Jeffrey Susman

Smoking and Tobacco

Rob Crane
Scott Frank
Edna Jones
Suzanne Smith

Spine and Back Health

Patrick Getty
David Hart
Salim Hayek
Jeffrey Robbins

Sports Medicine

Brian Bowyer
Jeffrey Robbins
Charles Webster

Stroke

Joseph Broderick
Esa Davis
Anthony Furlan
Savita Khanna
Pooja Khatri
Brett Kissela
Dennis Landis
Gwendolyn Lynch
Hugo Melgar-Quinonez
Douglas Scharre
Warren Selman
Cathy Sila
Jean Starr
Gloriajean Wallace

Thyroid Diseases

Thomas Murphy
Yash Patil
Marzieh Salehi
David Steward
Jeffrey Sussman

Tuberculosis

Allan Chiunda
Catherine Curley
Lisa Haglund
Larry Schlesinger
J Daryl Thornton
Shu-Hua Wang

Urinary and Genital Disorders (Children)

William DeFoor
Jack Elder
Todd Ponsky

Urinary Disorders

Donald Bodner
R Bruce Bracken
Marc Cymes
William DeFoor
James Donovan, Jr
Jack Elder
Krishnanath Gaitonde
Ahmad Hamidinia
Donald Hricik
Mildred Lam
Lee Ponsky
Martin Resnick

Urinary Tract Cancers

Martin Resnick

Vascular Surgery

Amy Reed
Jean Starr

Wellness Center

Lisa Andrews
Stacy Ardoin
Angela Blackstone
Rob Crane
Nancy Elder
W. Miser
Robert Murray
Tatiana Oberyszyn
Ted Parran
Eileen Seeholzer
James Swain
J Daryl Thornton
Susan Wentz

Women's Health

Elizabeth Barker
Elma Baron
Riza Conroy
Rob Crane
Esa Davis
Thomas deHoop
M Dienger
Ahmad Hamidinia
Yiping Han
Shazia Khan
Jane Korsberg
Jennifer Manders
W. Miser
Henry Ng
Michael Privitera
Amy Ray
Robert Salata
Marzieh Salehi
Jonathan Schaffir
Paula Silverman
Jean Stevenson
Victoria Surdulescu
Julia Thornton

Worksite Health

Elizabeth Click
Nancy Elder
Ted Parran

Last Reviewed: Sep 18, 2014