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Hal B. Jenson, MD, FAAP
Dean, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI.
Joseph F. John, Jr., MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
Philip R. Fischer, MD, DTM&H
Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Richard R. Watkins, MD, MS, FACP
Division of Infectious Diseases
Akron General Medical Center
Akron, OH, USA
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH, USA
Dean L. Winslow, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of General Medical Disciplines
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Gary Evans, Executive Editor, Hospital Infection Control and Prevention
Stan Deresinski, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
Stanford University; Associate
Chief of Infectious Diseases,
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
AHC Media executive editor: Shelly Morrow Mark
Infectious Disease Alert’s editor, Stan Deresinski, MD, FACP, FIDSA, has served as a one-time consultant for Cubist and Bayer; peer reviewer Patrick Joseph, MD, is laboratory director for Genomic Health and Siemens Corp.; Updates author, Carol A. Kemper, MD, FACP, continuing education and editorial director Lee Landenberger, and executive editor Shelly Morrow Mark report no financial relationships to this field of study.
Dr. Richard Watkins has received research support from Forest Laboratories. Dr. Jenson, Dr. Fischer, Dr. John, Dr. Winslow, and Gary Evans report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.