Janet L. Abrahm, MD
Janet is an associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an active staff member in the psychosocial oncology and palliative care unit at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is also a member of the certifying examination committee, a sub-specialty of hospice and palliative medicine of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Her areas of clinical interest include palliative care in oncology patients, starting from cancer diagnosis through the last days, and palliative care programs in academic medical centers. She has had the opportunity to participate in numerous funded projects relating to these areas and has a specific career interest in building academic palliative medicine programs. Janet holds an MD from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed her residency and fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Peter C. Albertsen, MD
Peter is associate dean for clinical research planning & administration, division chief and residency program director and professor, all at the University of Connecticut Health Center, Division of Urology. Peter is also on the National Blue Cross Blue Shield Technology Assessment Panel and chairman of the Cause of Death Committee for the National Cancer Institute PLCO Screening Trial. He serves on a number of editorial boards, has participated in various research projects and has published articles in a diverse selection of medical journals, mainly pertaining to his area of clinical expertise: urology. Peter holds an MD from Columbia University and completed his residency at New England Deaconess Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Robert M. Anderson, Ed.D.
Robert is professor and senior research scientist in the department of medical education at the University of Michigan. He is also the director of the Behavioral, Clinical and Health Systems Research Core of the MDRTC. His area of clinical interest includes diabetes care and education, and behavioral medicine. Robert has conducted numerous NIH-funded research in these areas.
Gunnar B.J. Andersson, MD, PhD
Paul M. Arnstein, PhD
Paul is an associate professor at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, clinical nurse specialist for pain relief and director of the MGH Cares about Pain Relief project. His area of clinical expertise is pain management. Paul has been involved with a number of research grant initiatives and has written a number of published articles on pain management. He is also a peer reviewer for a selection of nursing journals and belongs to professional societies related to his clinical interest. Paul is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the recipient of the Yvonne L. Munn Nurse Scientist. He holds a PhD from Boston College.
Joseph F. Audette, MA, MD
David H. Barlow, PhD, ABPP
Reginald Bruskewitz, MD
Reginald is professor of surgery at the University of Wisconsin. His clinical interests include surgical and pharmacological therapies for benign prostatic hyperplasia. He holds an MD from the University of Wisconsin Medical School, completed an internship and residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, and completed a fellowship in urodynamics at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Ira Byock, MD
Ira is a professor at the Dartmouth Medical School, director of palliative medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and associate director for patient and family-centered care at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Ira is the past president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is hospice and palliative medicine, both of which he has written about in numerous books, articles and other publications. Ira has received many awards including the National Hospice Organization's Person of the Year award in 1995, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's Community Leadership Award and the Distinguished Service Award. He holds an MD from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and completed his residency in family practice at the University of California, San Francisco.
Karen Costenbader, MD, MPH
Sue Cummings, MS, RD, LDN
Harold J. DeMonaco, MS
Harold is director of the Innovation Support Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of the editorial board for Harvard Health Publications at Harvard Medical School. He is also a member of various medical committees and has prior teaching experience at Massachusetts General Hospital. His area of clinical expertise is intravenous drug delivery systems and has many published articles regarding these systems. He currently reviews editorials from a variety of journals and is a reviewer for HealthNewsReview.org. Harold holds an MS in therapeutics from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.
Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH
Darren is associate professor of medicine in the division of general internal medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He is also a member of the American College of Physicians and the Society of General Internal Medicine, as well as a number of other health committees. His areas of clinical expertise include heart failure and diabetes. Darren was awarded the Pfizer Visiting Professor for Health Literacy and Clear Health Communication in 2010 and 2006, the Outstanding Reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine in 2008 and the Distinguished Reviewer for the Journal of General Internal Medicine in 2005, among others. He has also written numerous book chapters, journal articles, letters and editorials. He holds an MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and an MPH from UNC- Chapel Hill School of Public Health, where he completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics, and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program fellowship.
Laura J. Esserman, MD, MBA
Laura is professor of surgery and radiology at the Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF, director of the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center and associate director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Laura is a member of several professional and national medical committees, as well as advisory and review boards. Her area of clinical expertise consists of oncology--breast cancer in particular--and radiology. She has given numerous lectures, taken part in investigator-initiated studies and written published materials relating to her interests. Laura holds an MD from Stanford University's School of Medicine, where she also completed her residency, and an MBA from Stanford University's School of Business.
Kathleen Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH
Kathleen is associate chief of medicine at Maine Medical Center, assistant professor of medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine and faculty physician at the Internal Medical Clinic within Maine Medical Center. She is president of the New England Region Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) and holds a number of other positions at the Maine Medical Center. Kathleen’s work focuses on ovarian cancer epidemiology and nutrition, both of which she has written about in numerous published articles. She holds an MD from Boston University School of Medicine, and earned MPH and DrPH degrees from Harvard School of Public Health.
Catherine Finn, MSW, LCSW Senior Research Associate
Catherine carefully evaluates and translates medical research to support the development and maintenance of Shared Decision- Making® programs in mental health, oncology and palliative care. Before joining the Foundation, Catherine was a researcher in the Child Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital and at the Harvard School of Public Health. She conducted her clinical training at Healthcare Associates, a multidisciplinary primary care practice within Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Catherine holds a BA in literature and psychology, a BS in mass communications from Boston University and an MSW from Simmons College.
Martha Funnell, MS, RN, CDE
Margaret C. Gourlay, MD, MPH
John Greden, MD
John is the Rachel Upjohn Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences in the department of psychiatry at the University of Michigan, executive director at the University of Michigan Depression Center and research professor at the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute. He is the past president of both the Psychiatric Research Society the Society of Biological Psychiatry. John has led many unique training initiatives for young investigators. His area of clinical expertise includes the study of the course of depression and links between stress hormones and depression. John holds an MD from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his internship at the UCLA Harbor General Hospital and completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Jay R. Harris, MD
Jay is chair of the department of radiation oncology for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and residency program director of the Harvard Radiation Oncology Residency Program. He is also a member of the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Task Force. His area of clinical expertise is radiation oncology and radiation therapy, specifically related to the management of breast cancer. Jay has collaborated on a large collection of articles related to breast cancer, and is the recipient of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Gold Medal award, and the Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer award, among others. Jay holds an MD from Stanford University and completed a clinical fellowship at the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy.
Katherine E. Hartmann, MD, PhD
Katherine is associate dean for clinical translational research career development at Vanderbilt University, deputy director of the Institute for Medicine and Public Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she also serves as director of the AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center and director of Women's Health Research. Katherine's work focuses on topics such as sub-clinical hypothyroidism and cardiovascular disease, and miscarriage and preterm birth risk factors. She also has an interest in the evaluation of diagnostic tests, for example, measuring how patients and physicians use data for decision making. Another interest of Katherine’s is large-scale clinical-translational studies of etiology and natural history of disease. Katherine holds an MD from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD from the University of North Carolina (UNC). She completed her residency and Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship at UNC.
Mark T. Hegel, PhD
Mark is associate professor of psychiatry, and community and family medicine, and co-director of the Adult Outpatient Services and Psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is also a member of a variety of committees at medical centers throughout the New England area. His areas of clinical expertise are depression, psychotherapy and behavioral medicine. Mark has been involved in a number of funded research studies along the lines of his interests. He received the Bailey M. Wade Scholarship for Outstanding Graduate Research in Psychology from the department of psychology at Georgia State University. He holds a PhD in clinical psychology from Georgia State University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine in the Dartmouth Medical School's department of psychiatry.
Adolph M. Hutter, Jr., MD
Adolph is professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, director of the cardiac performance center at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as a physician at the hospital. He is also the team cardiologist for the Boston Bruins, the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution. His area of clinical expertise is cardiology and he is a member of various committees and societies related to this area. He serves as a reviewer for multiple medical journals and his research has been published in a number of journals as well. Adolph has received numerous awards such as Doctor of the Year from Dr. "I" Fund and the Outstanding Physician Award from the Italian American Civic League. He holds an MD from the University of Wisconsin Medical School.
Susan R. Johnson, MD
Susan is a professor in the department of epidemiology at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. She is also the UIHC Women's Health Project Director and belongs to a number of professional medical associations. Susan’s area of clinical expertise is obstetrics and gynecology, both of which she has researched in depth through research grants. Her work has been published in a variety of medical journals and she has also given a number of presentations in relation to her areas of interest. Susan is the recipient of the American Medical Women's Association Gender Equity award, the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellow and the Jew Y Jew Women's Rights Award. She holds an MD from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology from the University of Iowa Hospitals.
Wayne Katon, MD
Wayne is a professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington Medical School, where he is also vice-chair and director of Health Services Research and Psychiatric Services. His area of clinical expertise is in psychiatry and neurology/behavioral sciences. Wayne has received numerous awards including, Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the Thomas Hackett Memorial Award from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. He has taken part in many pending and published research projects revolving around his areas of interest. He holds an MD from the University of Oregon Medical School and completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Washington Medical School.
Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MS
Jeffrey is a professor of medicine and orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School, and professor of epidemiology and environmental health at the Harvard School of Public Health. In addition, he is director of the Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research in the department of orthopedic surgery and division of rheumatology, immunology and allergy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is principal investigator of the Brigham Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center. Jeffrey is acting deputy editor of methodology for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and of Spine. Jeffrey has focused his research on the evaluation and outcomes of musculoskeletal disorders, including carpal tunnel syndrome, lumbar spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis and lower extremity joint replacement. He holds an MD from Yale Medical School and an MS from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed a medical internship and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a rheumatology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Robert B. Keller, MD
Robert is a staff member of Maine Spine and Rehabilitation, member of the Maine Quality Forum Advisory Council and senior consultant at Maine Medical Assessment Foundation. Robert has held professor titles at Harvard Medical School, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Dartmouth Medical School and the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is orthopedic surgery. He is a member of several orthopedic professional societies, has published numerous research on a variety of medical topics, and has been principal investigator in small area variation and clinical outcomes studies. Robert holds an MD from Cornell University College of Medicine and completed residencies at a number of hospitals in Massachusetts.
Simon P. Kelly, FRCOphth, FRCSEd, FEBO
Simon is a consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Bolton, UK. He is a member of various committees at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London, a reviewer for a number of medical journals and has his own private practice at Beaumont Hospital. His area of clinical expertise includes both cataract surgery and medical retinal care. His research on ophthalmology has been published in many journals. Simon received his medical degree from the University College Galway, Ireland and completed a fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Ronette L. Kolotikin, PhD
Marvin Konstam, MD, FACC
Marvin is director of the cardiovascular center at Tufts New England Medical Center and professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine. He holds an MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. His areas of clinical expertise include heart failure and cardiac transplant. He has researched heart failure therapeutics, cardiac remodeling in response in injury and disease management of heart failure. Marvin was named one of “Americas Top Doctors” and one the the “Best Doctors in America” in the past ten years. Marvin completed an internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and was a cardiology fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Paul P. Lee, JD, MD
Paul is a professor of ophthalmology at Duke University, and senior advisor to the chancellor and director of applied health systems research at Duke University Health System, among many other roles within these organizations. Paul’s area of clinical expertise is ophthalmology, with a research focus on quality of care, patient centered care, health care utilization, and policy and glaucoma surgery. His work has provided him with the opportunity to present his work internationally through lectures, presentations and publications. Paul belongs to various professional and medical societies and is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, as well as the Alcon Research Institute Award. He holds a JD from Columbia University, an MD from the University of Michigan and completed his residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
David Lieberman, MD
David is professor of medicine and chief of the division of gastroenterology at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). His area of clinical expertise includes esophageal diseases, colon cancer screening and endoscopy outcomes. He has directed several clinical studies related to his clinical interests and is a member of numerous professional societies. David holds an MD from the University of Michigan and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at OHSU.
Hilary Llewellyn-Thomas, PhD, MSc
Hilary is a professor in the department of community and family medicine, director of the Academic Area in Health Care Decision Making and Research Director and director of the Center for Shared Decision Making at Dartmouth Medical Center. Hilary’s areas of clinical interest include decision making roles in different health situations, health care policy and decision support interventions. She holds a BS and MSc from the University of Toronto and a PhD from the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto.
Stefan Lohmander, MD, PhD
Melinda Maggard, MD, MSHS
Samuel Masket, MD
Samuel is an ophthalmic surgeon and section head of lens disorders at Advanced Vision Care, as well as clinical professor of ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA Center for Health Sciences. Samuel, past president of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, is a member of numerous professional societies and editorial boards related to his area of clinical expertise, ophthalmology. His experience and extensive research, which has been published in many honorable medical journals, has lead Samuel to be an award-winning lecturer worldwide. He holds an MD from the New York Medical College, and completed his residency and fellowship at Metropolitan Hospital Center and the Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, respectively. In addition, he was a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Mary P. McGowan, MD
Mary is the executive director of Phase 1-4 Clinical Trials at MEDPACE in Cincinnati. The clinical trials are related to lipids, diabetes and hypertension. She also runs a lipid clinic at the Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center (MARC). Mary’s area of clinical interest is cholesterol management and she holds leadership positions with various professional societies related to this interest, such as, president of the Northeast Cholesterol Foundation and a member of the board of trustees for the MED-PED and the Inherited High Cholesterol Foundation. She is the recipient of the American Heart Association's Golden Heart Award for Outstanding Community Service. She has published many articles on cholesterol, lipids and other health topics, and is currently acting as primary investigator in numerous research studies. She holds an MD from the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine.
Kathleen McTigue, MD, MPH
Jeanne Miranda, PhD
Jeanne is a professor of bio-behavioral sciences and psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, a staff member at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and committee member of the South Institutional Review Board. Her area of clinical interest includes psychiatry, psychology and behavioral sciences. She is a member of numerous professional associations related to her interests and provides editorial services to top psychology and medical journals. Jeanne has also been part of the investigative team for various research studies. She is the recipient of the Emily Mumford Award for Contributions to Social Medicine from Columbia University and has been honored at congressional briefings in Washington, DC, throughout her career. Dr. Miranda holds a PhD in psychology from the University of Kansas and completed her fellowships in psychology at the University of California, San Francisco.
Monica Morrow, MD
Monica is professor of surgery at Cornell University's Weill Medical College, Anne Burnett Windfohr chair of clinical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and chief of breast services in the department of surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering. She is a member of numerous medical and scientific societies including the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Her area of clinical expertise is oncology, particularly breast cancer. Monica has received many awards during her career, such as the Outstanding Science Alumni Award from Pennsylvania State University and the Inaugural Women in Surgery Lectureship from the University of Vermont's College of Medicine. She holds an MD from Jefferson Medical College. She completed her residency in surgery at the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont and her fellowship in general surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering.
Lars Norgren, MD, PhD, FRCS
William C. Nugent, MD
William is professor of surgery at Dartmouth Medical School and section chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. His area of clinical interest is surgical oncology and cardiothoracic surgery. He holds an MD from Albany Medical College, completed a residency in general surgery and a residency in thoracic surgery at Beth Israel Hospital and the University of Michigan, respectively. William also completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery research at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Kathleen Pritchard, MD
Kathleen is a senior scientist of medical oncology at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and professor in the departments of medicine and public health sciences at the University of Toronto. She also holds a number of other university and hospital appointments related to oncology. She is on the board of directors of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Ontario Division and serves on the editorial board of various health journals and magazines. Her area of clinical expertise is oncology, particularly research related to breast cancer. Kathleen was awarded the O. Harold Warwick Prize for Cancer Control in Canada in 2005 and the Cosbie Lecturer in 2008. She has led or assisted with numerous research grants relating to her area of clinical interest and written over 200 articles for publication in medical journals. Kathleen holds an MD from Queen's University and completed her residencies at Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital--all affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Barbara Riegel, DNSc, RN, FAAN, FAHA
Barbara is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute and a Fulbright Specialist Candidate. Barbara is also a visiting professor at both the Linköping University in Sweden and Seattle University. Her area of clinical expertise is cardiovascular surgery. Among Barbara's honors are the UCLA School of Nursing--Top 60 Distinguished Alumni award, the Family and Community Health Division Gold Stars award and the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Nursing--Top 10 Scientists in Cardiovascular Nursing award. She has been lead or co-collaborator on numerous funded research grants related to the cardiovascular system. She has published her work in a variety of nursing and cardiology journals, given national presentations on her interests and belongs to many professional organizations. Barbara holds a DNSc from the University of California.
Claus G. Roehrborn, MD
Claus is chairman of the department of urology and professor of urology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Claus is a member of a variety of medical societies and committees, a number of them relating to his areas of clinical expertise, benign and malignant prostate diseases. He has collaborated on more than 300 peer-reviewed publications, more than 30 book chapters and contributed to a textbook on the topic of benign prostatic hyperplasia. He is a recipient of the Watson Award, the Castle Connolly Top Doctor award and the Patient's Choice Award for Best Doctor, among many others. Claus holds an MD from the Justus-Liebig-University Medical School in Giessen, West Germany. He completed his residency in urology at the West German Army Hospital in Giessen and the University of Texas' Southwestern Medical Center.
Issac Schiff, MD
Issac is chief of the Vincent Memorial Obstetrics and Gynecology Service at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Joe Vincent Meigs Professor of Gynecology at Harvard Medical School, and a practicing obstetrician and gynecologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Issac is also editor-in-chief of Menopause, a member of the consulting staff within the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Mount Auburn Hospital and a trustee of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a member of various professional organizations relating to his areas of clinical expertise, obstetrics and gynecology. He has published a large amount of research on these areas. Issac holds an MD from McGill University.
Scott M. Sporer, MD
Scott is an orthopedic surgeon with Midwest Orthopedics at the Rush University Medical Center, where he is also assistant professor of orthopedic surgery. He has hospital privileges at Central Dupage Hospital and Oak Park Hospital, in addition to Rush. His area of clinical expertise is orthopedics and he is a member of a number of professional societies relating to his interest. He has received the Edward D. Henderson Physician in Training Award, the AAHKS Clinical Research Award, among many others. Scott’s work has been published in journal articles, books and referenced in presentations. He holds an MD from the University of Iowa College of Medicine.
Jennifer L. Strauss, PhD
Jennifer is assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at Duke University Medical Center. Jennifer’s areas of clinical interest include women's mental health/gender differences, emotional trauma and anxiety disorders, illness self-management, and treatment development. She has published widely and has participated in numerous research studies in these areas. She has been honored with awards such as the Research Career Development Award from the Department of Veteran Affairs and the President's Award from the North Carolina Psychology Association. She sits on a number of national work groups and review panels related to her areas of subject matter expertise. She holds a PhD in adult clinical psychology from the University of Miami and completed her internship and fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.
James A. Talcott, MD
James is Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine (pending), an attending physician at Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, and director of the Center for Health Care Quality and Outcomes Research at Continuum Cancer Centers of New York. James holds an MD from the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his clinical fellowship in medical oncology and his residency in internal medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and University of Washington Medical Center, respectively.
Debasish Tripathy, MD
Debasish is professor of clinical medicine and co-leader of the Women’s Cancer Program at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital. He also holds the Priscilla and Art Chair in Women’s Cancer. His area of clinical expertise is medical oncology evaluation and treatment of breast cancer. Dabasish is part of a multi-disciplinary team of breast cancer specialists interested in providing patient-centered approaches to care. He is also working to develop new diagnostic and treatment approaches to breast cancer. He earned his MD and completed his internal medicine residency at the Duke University Medical Center. He completed a fellowship and subspecialty training in hematology/oncology at the University of California, San Francisco.
Jürgen Unützer, MD, MA, MPH
Judith M. E. Walsh, MD, MPH
Judith is a professor of clinical medicine and epidemiology, and biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco, a UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center member and a primary care physician at the UCSF Women's Health Primary Care Practice. Judith's area of clinical expertise is disease prevention and health promotion, and she has offered her service to a diverse selection of professional organizations, governmental groups and public service committees. Judith has received recognition for research articles by "the Best of JGIM" and the Annals of Internal Medicine. She holds an MD and MPH in public health from the University of California, Los Angeles. She completed her residency in internal medicine at UCSF, and a fellowship in general internal medicine and clinical epidemiology at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UCSF.
James N. Weinstein, DO
James is president of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic, the Peggy Y. Thompson Professor (chair) in the evaluative clinical sciences department and co-leader, along with President Jim Kim, at the Center for Health Care Delivery Science at Dartmouth College. He is also chair of the board of governors at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and professor of orthopedics at the Dartmouth Medical School. James’ area of clinical expertise is orthopedics and he is involved with a large selection of professional societies, and national and community organizations related to his interest and medicine in general. He has collaborated with fellow scholars on over 300 research articles and book chapters. James holds a DO from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center.
Edwin Wilkins, MD
Edwin is associate professor of plastic surgery at the University of Michigan. His area of clinical interest is breast cancer and breast reconstruction. Edwin is a member of many professional societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons and the Plastic Surgery Educational Society. He holds an MD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at Charlotte Memorial Hospital and a fellowship at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
Timothy J. Wilt, MD, MPH
Timothy is professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and director of the University of Minnesota/VAMC General Internal Medicine/Ambulatory Care Fellowship Program. His area of clinical expertise is chronic disease epidemiology, management and treatment. Timothy holds an MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
William C. Wood, MD
William is currently the Distinguished Joseph Brown Whitehead Professor of Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine, president of the Southern Surgical Association and chair of the (Neo) ALTTO Independent Data Monitoring Committee. Throughout his career, he has held many other notable positions, both in medical practice and committee appointments. William's area of clinical expertise is oncology, primarily on the immunology of autoantibodies to tumor-associated antigens, and also in clinical trials of multimodality treatment of breast cancer. He is also editor-in-chief of Oncology, associate editor of Annals of Surgical Oncology and has written over 260 full-length scientific articles, over 35 book chapters and has edited or co-edited seven books, including a three volume Oxford Textbook of Surgery, 2nd ed. He is the recipient of the 2005 James Ewing Award of the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Director's Service Award from the National Cancer Institute in 2010 and the Distinguished Medical Achievement Award from the Emory University School of Medicine Alumni Association in 2004. William holds an MD from Harvard Medical School, where he completed a clinical fellowship in surgery.
Anthony L. Zietman, MD
Anthony is professor of radiation oncology at Harvard Medical School, associate chair of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Scientific Program Committee, a member of the American Society for Clinical Oncology Radiation Oncology Taskforce and co-chair of the National Patterns of Care in Radiation Oncology GU Committee. His area of clinical expertise is Genitourinary (GU) cancer. Anthony has authored more than 100 articles and reviews on GU cancer and has also studied various treatments of prostate cancer. Anthony holds an MD from London University’s Middlesex Hospital and completed residencies in both internal medicine and clinical oncology. He then moved to Boston for a radiation biology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.