Internal Medicine 1004 - Internal Medicine Alert - Feb 28, 2006

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Stephen Brunton, MD
Clinical Professor
University of California

Peer Reviewer
Gerald Roberts, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, NY

Associate Editors
Ralph R. Hall, MD, FACP, FACSM
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
University of Missouri
Kansas City School of Medicine

Mary Elina Ferris, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Southern California

Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MSPH
Clinical Professor
University of California, San Diego

Allan J. Wilke, MD
Residency Program Director
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
University of Alabama
Birmingham School of Medicine
Huntsville Regional Medical Campus

William T. Elliott, MD, FACP
Formulary Committee
Northern California Kaiser Permanente;
Asst. Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California
San Francisco

James Chan, PharmD, PhD
Pharmacy Quality and Outcomes Manager
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA

Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida


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Financial Disclosure:

Internal Medicine Alert’s Editor, Stephen Brunton, MD, is a consultant for Sanofi-Aventis, Ortho-McNeil, McNeil, Abbott, Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly, Endo, EXACT Sciences, and Astra-Zeneca, and serves on the speaker’s bureau of McNeil, Sanofi-Aventis, and Ortho-McNeil.

Associate Editor Ralph R. Hall, MD, FACP, FACSM is a consultant for Aventis.

Associate Editor Louis Kuritzsky, MD is a consultant for GlaxoSmithKline and is on the speaker’s bureau of GlaxoSmithKline, 3M, Wyeth-Ayerst, Pfizer, Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, AstraZeneca, Jones Pharma, and Boehringer Ingelheim.

Peer reviewer Gerald Roberts, MD, and Associate Editors Mary Elina Ferris, MD, Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH, Allan J. Wilke, MD, William T. Elliott, MD, FACP, and James Chan, PharmD, PhD report no financial relationship to this field of study.

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