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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 Contributions, while not peer-reviewed, are read and reviewed by our staff for clarity and are also subject to our Quality Standards.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
Debra Gardner
Robert Goetz
Jill Griffith
Carmen Hadley
Deborah Hoy
Edna Jones
Sybil Marsh
Cathy McDaniels-Wilson
Ted Parran
Tom Pepper

African American Health

Karen Ahijevych
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
Charity Fox
Darrell Hulisz
Allen Seiden

Alzheimer's Disease

Rebecca Davis
Susan Gilster
Paula Ogrocki
Douglas Scharre

Amputation

Brian Bowyer
Patrick Getty
Joel Mayerson
Jeffrey Robbins
Jean Starr
Blair Vermilion

Anesthesia

Gareth Kantor

Anxiety and Stress Disorders

Nancy Elder
Evelyn Fitzwater
Darrell Hulisz
Charles Manfresca
Beth McCreary

Anxiety and Stress Disorders (Children)

Floyd Sallee

Arthritis and Rheumatism

Asthma

Elizabeth Allen
Cathy Benninger
David Bernstein
I Bernstein
Jonathan Bernstein
Leroy Essig II
Matthew Exline
Charity Fox
Stuart Green
James Knepler
John Mastronarde
Jennifer McCallister
Jonathan Parsons
Jeff Weiland
Karen Wood

Athletic Training

Angela Beisner
Kristen Bretz
Doug Calland
Chalisa Fonza
Mark Merrick
Vincent O'Brien
Janine Oman
Courtney Siegel
Katrina Stibel
Robert Sweeney
Mike Sypniak
Alex Wong

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

L Arnold
Marcia Hern
Ghada Lteif
Susan Montauk
Karen Ratliff-Schaub

Autism

Michael Aman
L Arnold
Eric Butter
Jane Case-Smith
Patricia Cloppert
Daniel Coury
Sherry Feinstein
Luc Lecavalier
Pamela Luttner
James Mulick
Paula Rabidoux
Karen Ratliff-Schaub
Susan Thompson
Jacqueline Wynn

Bipolar Disorder (Children and Adolescents)

Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Glen Aukerman
Spero Cataland
Eric Kraut
Amy Sturm
Elizabeth Varga
Mark Wurster

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
Cheryl Koliha-Brandt
Smitha Krishnamurthi
Bella Mehta
Thomas Olencki
Kimberly Ortega
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
Jackie Buell
Jennifer Dyer
Ihuoma Eneli
Mary Fristad
Mary Gottesman
James Heubi
Melinda Hill
Julie Kennel
Ghada Lteif
Allison Macerollo
Anne Matthews
Hugo Melgar-Quinonez
Caroline Mueller
Charles Myer III
Sumana Narasimhan
Robert Newcomb
Todd Ponsky
Paula Rabidoux
Karen Ratliff-Schaub
Sarah Sauntry
Radu Saveanu
Gary Smith
Michelle Spader
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
Thomas Olencki
Janice Rafferty
Darlene Schodowski
James Thomas
Julia Thornton

Colorectal Diseases

Todd Ponsky
Janice Rafferty

Complementary Medicine

Tanya Edwards

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Gerene Bauldoff
Phillip Diaz
Leroy Essig II
Michael Ezzie
Amy Pope-Harman
Mahasti Rittinger
Mark Wewers
Gretchen Whitby
Karen Wood

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Nancy Clelland
Melissa Drum
Alfredo Hernandez
Julie Holloway
Lisa Lang
Ed McGlumphy
Robert Seghi

Cystic Fibrosis

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

Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

Amit Agrawal
Carl Allen
Susan Bauchmoyer
Janet Bolina
Michele Carr
Melissa Drum
David Hall
Yiping Han
Alfredo Hernandez
John Kalmar
Dale Kanner
Wendy Moore
Suchitra Nelson
Robert Rashid
Daniel Reed
D Sharples

Dental and Oral Health (Children)

Carl Allen
Susan Bauchmoyer
Walter Buchsieb
Gerald Ferretti
Elizabeth Gosnell
Ann Griffen
James Houston
John Kalmar
James Lalumandier
Dennis McTigue
Wendy Moore
Sarath Thikkurissy

Dental and Oral Health (Seniors)

Salim Hayek
Alfredo Hernandez
James Lalumandier

Dental and Oral Health Center

Gerald Ferretti
Richard Jurevic
James Lalumandier
Stanley Vermilyea

Dental Anesthesia

Joel Weaver, II

Dental Hygiene

Susan Bauchmoyer
Michele Carr
Constance Kuntupis
Wendy Moore

Depression

Ghada Lteif
Nicholas Votolato
Lawson Wulsin

Diabetes

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

Diet and Nutrition

Lisa Andrews
Martha Andrews
Glen Aukerman
Hope Barkoukis
Josh Bomser
Bonnie Brehm
Jackie Buell
Sharron Coplin
Esa Davis
Robert DiSilvestro
Carolyn Gunther
Melissa Kalb
Julie Kennel
Shirley Kindrick
Jane Korsberg
Pierre Lavertu
Lydia Medeiros
Tonya Orchard
Kimberly Ortega
Daniel Remley
Anne Smith
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

Amy Bonomi
Kenneth Davis, Jr
Cathy McDaniels-Wilson

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
Susan Moffatt-Bruce
Patrick Ross
Sandra Starnes

Exercise and Fitness

Janet Buckworth
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
Nicky Lai
Robert Newcomb
Gary Rogers
Andrew Toole
Paul Weber
Karla Zadnik
Aaron Zimmerman

Face and Jaw Surgery

Guillermo Chacon
Salim Hayek
Deepak Krishnan
Meade van Putten

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Cathy Benninger
John Mastronarde

Gum Diseases

Jose Arauz-Dutari
Yiping Han
Binnaz Leblebicioglu
Wendy Moore
Stuart Sears

Gynecology

Thomas deHoop
Nader Husseinzadeh
Lisa Keder
Arthur Ollendorff
Jonathan Schaffir
Michael Spigarelli

Head and Neck Cancer

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

Healthy Weight Center

Lisa Andrews
Hope Barkoukis
Angela Blackstone
Bonnie Brehm
Janet Buckworth
Jackie Buell
Sharron Coplin
Esa Davis
Steven Devor
Ihuoma Eneli
Brian Focht
Julie Kennel
Shirley Kindrick
Jane Korsberg
Lisa Martin Hawver
Robert Murray
Phyllis Pirie
Gerald Strauss
James Swain

Heart Health

Richard Becker
Charles Bush
Esa Davis
Barry Effron
Julie Kennel
Ileana Piña
Max Reif
Jean Starr
Amy Sturm
Lynne Wagoner
Neal Weintraub
Mary Wewers
Randy Wexler

Hemochromatosis

Julie Kennel
Amy Sturm

Hemophilia and Inherited Bleeding Disorders

Patricia Carey
Madeline Heffner

High Blood Pressure

Julie Kennel

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

Teresa Morishita
Steven Rudich

Infertility

Ahmad Hamidinia
Brooke Rossi

Inherited Disorders and Birth Defects

Anne Matthews

Injury Prevention and Safety

Glen Aukerman
Patricia Brinkman
J Crawford
Linnette Goard
Mary Gottesman
Dee Jepsen
Kelly Kelleher
Julie Kennel
Jeff LeJeune
Lydia Medeiros
Richard Nelson
Tatiana Oberyszyn
Gary Smith
Gaylene Tsipis

Kidney Diseases

Jack Elder
Philip Hall, 3rd
Donald Hricik
Rama Jayanthi
Mildred Lam
Thomas Olencki
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
Susan Moffatt-Bruce
Patrick Nana-Sinkam
Patrick Ross
Sandra Starnes

Lung diseases

Eric Adkins
Elizabeth Allen
James Allen, Jr
Cathy Benninger
Nitin Bhatt
Jarrod Bruce
J Crawford
Elliott Crouser
John Davis
Phillip Diaz
Leroy Essig II
Matthew Exline
Michael Ezzie
Stuart Green
John Howington
Patricia Joseph
James Knepler
Clay Marsh
John Mastronarde
Jennifer McCallister
Susan Moffatt-Bruce
Patrick Nana-Sinkam
David Nunley
James O'Brien, Jr
Jonathan Parsons
Amy Pope-Harman
Mitchell Rashkin
Mahasti Rittinger
Robert Schilz
Larry Schlesinger
Sandra Starnes
Victoria Surdulescu
Andrew Twehues
Shu-Hua Wang
Jeff Weiland
Mark Wewers
Karen Wood

Lung Transplantation

Gerene Bauldoff
John Davis
Susan Moffatt-Bruce
David Nunley
Amy Pope-Harman
Patrick Ross
Robert Schilz
J Daryl Thornton

Lupus

Men's Health

W. Miser

Menopause

Linda Bernhard
Cynthia Evans

Mental Health

Michael Aman
Dennis Auckley
Amy Bonomi
Nancy Elder
Mary Fristad
Bela Gandhi
Robert Goetz
Mary Gottesman
Laura Hill
Deborah Hoy
Ram Chandran Kalyanam
Ghada Lteif
Henry Ng
Stephen Pariser
Tom Pepper
Karen Ratliff-Schaub
Radu Saveanu
Douglas Scharre
Robert Shapiro
Suzanne Smith
Michelle Spader
Shari Uncapher
Lawson Wulsin

Mesothelioma

Mouth Diseases

Carl Allen
Richard Jurevic
John Kalmar

Myasthenia Gravis

Henry Kaminski
Robert Neel, IV
John Quinlan

NetWellness

J Crawford
Kenneth Davis, Jr
Rose Hallarn
Stanley Lemeshow
Patricia Marshall
Daniel Remley

Newborn and Infant Care

Mary Gottesman
Sarah Sauntry

Obesity and Weight Management

Lisa Andrews
Angela Blackstone
Jackie Buell
Sharron Coplin
Esa Davis
Ihuoma Eneli
Jaime Foster
Linnette Goard
Carolyn Gunther
Julie Kennel
Shirley Kindrick
Jane Korsberg
Hugo Melgar-Quinonez
Robert Murray
Daniel Remley
Eileen Seeholzer
Gerald Strauss
James Swain
Ouliana Ziouzenkova

Oral Cancer

Amit Agrawal
Carl Allen
Deborah Bartholomew
John Kalmar
Susan Mallery
Enver Ozer
Meade van Putten

Osteoporosis

Thomas deHoop
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
Glen Aukerman
Amy Ray
Robert Salata

Parkinson's Disease

Punit Agrawal
George Paulson

Pharmacy and Medications

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

Pre-diabetes

Daniel Remley

Pregnancy

Esa Davis
Thomas deHoop
Yiping Han
John Kennell
Lydia Medeiros
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
Ruthann Kennedy
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
Shirley Kindrick
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
Tammy Wadsworth
Gloriajean Wallace
Thomas Watanabe

Research Center

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

Root Canals

Melissa Drum
Sara Fowler
Andre Mickel
John Nusstein
Ned Robertson

Sarcoidosis

Elliott Crouser

Senior Health

Bonnie Brehm
Evelyn Fitzwater
Susan Gilster
Elizabeth Gothelf
Jo Hollander
Julie Kennel
Arvind Modawal
Jeffrey Robbins
Gregg Warshaw

Sickle Cell Anemia

Eric Kraut
Anne Matthews
Anthony Villella

Skin Cancer

Elma Baron
Jeremy Bordeaux
Kevin Cooper
Meg Gerstenblith
Kord Honda
Cheryl Koliha-Brandt
Margaret Mann
Tatiana Oberyszyn
Thomas Olencki
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
Aneesa Das
Leroy Essig II
Mary Gottesman
Meena Khan
Rami Khayat
Ulysses Magalang
Ziad Shaman
Mark Splaingard
Victoria Surdulescu
Jeffrey Susman

Smoking and Tobacco

Karen Ahijevych
Rob Crane
Michael Ezzie
Scott Frank
Edna Jones
Phyllis Pirie
Suzanne Smith
Mary Wewers

Spine and Back Health

Patrick Getty
David Hart
Salim Hayek
Jeffrey Robbins

Sports Medicine

Thomas Best
Brian Bowyer
Kendra McCamey
Jeffrey Robbins
Tammy Wadsworth
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
Rama Jayanthi
Todd Ponsky
Mark Splaingard

Urinary Disorders

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

Urinary Tract Cancers

Martin Resnick

Vascular Surgery

Amy Reed
Jean Starr

Wellness Center

Lisa Andrews
Stacy Ardoin
Glen Aukerman
Angela Blackstone
Sharron Coplin
Rob Crane
J Crawford
Jennifer Dyer
Nancy Elder
Debra Gardner
Mary Gottesman
Susan Jones
Shirley Kindrick
W. Miser
Robert Murray
Tatiana Oberyszyn
Ted Parran
Phyllis Pirie
Jayne Rose-March
Eileen Seeholzer
Kurt Stevenson
James Swain
J Daryl Thornton
Susan Wentz
Mary Wewers
Randy Wexler

Women's Health

Glen Aukerman
Elizabeth Barker
Elma Baron
Deborah Bartholomew
Linda Bernhard
Riza Conroy
Sharron Coplin
Rob Crane
Esa Davis
Thomas deHoop
M Dienger
Jennifer Dyer
Debra Gardner
Ahmad Hamidinia
Yiping Han
Lisa Keder
Shazia Khan
Jane Korsberg
Ulysses Magalang
Jennifer Manders
Beth McCreary
W. Miser
Henry Ng
Michael Privitera
Amy Ray
Robert Salata
Marzieh Salehi
Jonathan Schaffir
Paula Silverman
Jean Stevenson
Victoria Surdulescu
Julia Thornton
Nicholas Votolato

Worksite Health

Elizabeth Click
J Crawford
Nancy Elder
Ted Parran
Kurt Stevenson

Last Reviewed: Jul 07, 2014