Internal Medicine Alert - July 30, 2006

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Stephen Brunton, MD
Clinical Professor
University of California, Irvine

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

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

Harold L. Karpman, MD, FACC, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine

Malcolm Robinson, MD, FACP, FACG
Emeritus Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Oklahoma City

Joseph Varon, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM
University of Texas Health Science Center
St. Luke?s Episcopal Hospital

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

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

Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Dara Jamieson, MD
Associate Professor
Clinical Neurology
Weill Medical College
Cornell University


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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. Peer reviewer Gerald Roberts, MD, associate editors Mary Elina Ferris, MD, Harold L. Karpman, MD, FACC, FACP, Joseph Varon, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM, James Chan, PharmD, PhD, and William T. Elliott, MD, FACP report no financial relationship to this field of study. Associate editor Malcolm Robinson, MD, FACP, FACG serves as a consultant for TAP, Pfizer, Janssen, Eisai, J&J-Merck, and Procter & Gamble, is on the speaker’s bureau of Janssen, Eli Lilly, Solvay, TAP, and Aventis, and does research for Forest Labs, Wyeth-Ayerst, AstraZeneca, and Centocor. Author Dara Jamieson, MD is a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim and Merck, and is on the speaker’s bureau for Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, Ortho-McNeil, and Pfizer. Associate editor Louis Kuritzky, MD is on the speaker’s bureau of GlaxoSmithKline, 3M, Wyeth-Ayerst, Pfizer, Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, AstraZeneca, Jones Pharma, and Boehringer Ingelheim.

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