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Stephen A. Brunton, MD
University of California, Irvine
Allan J. Wilke, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Family Medicine
Western Michigan University School of Medicine
William T. Elliott, MD, FACP
Chair, Formulary Committee,
Northern California Kaiser Permanente;
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of California, San Francisco.
James Chan, PharmD, PhD
Pharmacy Quality and Outcomes Manager,
Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida
Harold L. Karpman, MD, FACC, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
UCLA School of Medicine
Michael H. Crawford, MD
Professor of Medicine,
Lucie Stern Chair in Cardiology,
Cardiology Fellowship Program,
Chief of Clinical Cardiology,
University of California,
Matthew E. Fink, MD
Professor and Chairman,
Department of Neurology,
Weill Cornell Medical College, and
New York Presbyterian Hospital
David Kiefer, MD
Department of Family Medicine,
University of Wisconsin;
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine,
University of Arizona
Gerald Roberts, MD
Senior Attending Physician
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
NS/LIJ Health Care System
New Hyde Park, NY
Internal Medicine Alert's editor, Stephen Brunton,MD, serves on the advisory board for Abbott, Amarin,Boehringer Ingelheim, Duchesnay, Janssen, Lilly,Novo Nordisk, Sunovion, and Teva; he serves on the speakers bureau of Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Teva. Peer reviewer Gerald Roberts, MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and managing editor Neill Kimball report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Authos Harold L. Karpman, MD, FACC, FACP, Michael H. Crawford, MD, David Kiefer, MD, William T. Elliott, MD, FACP, and James Chan, PharmD, PhD reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Author Matthew E. Fink, MD is a retained consultant for Procter & Gamble.
Louis Kuritzky, MD is a retained consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo, Forest Pharmaceuticals, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, and Sanofi.
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