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Stephen A. Brunton, MD
Adjunct Clinical Professor
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
James Chan, PharmD, PhD
Pharmacy Quality and
Outcomes Manager, Kaiser
Permanente, Oakland, CA
William T. Elliott, MD, FACP
Chair, Formulary Committee,
Northern California Kaiser
Permanente; Assistant Clinical
Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Ken Grauer, MD
Professor Emeritus in Family Medicine, College of Medicine,
University of Florida
Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, FACP
Clinical Assistant Professor,
West Virginia University
School of Medicine
Seema Gupta, MD, MSPH
Primary Care Physician, Charleston, WV
Harold L. Karpman, MD, FACC, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine
Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor,
University of Florida, Gainesville
Martin S. Lipsky, MD
Adjunct Professor, Institute on Aging, School of Community Health, Portland State University; Dean Emeritus, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford
Barbara A. Phillips, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine,
University of Kentucky;
Director, Sleep Disorders
Center, Samaritan Hospital,
Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH
Vice President, Primary Care, Eisenhower Medical Center; Clinical Professor, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Penny Tenzer, MD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Chief of Service, Family Medicine, University of Miami Hospital University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Allan J. Wilke, MD, MA
Professor and Chair Program Director Department of Family Medicine Western Michigan University School of Medicine, Kalamazoo
Gerald Roberts, MD
Senior Attending Physician Long Island Jewish Medical Center NS/LIJ Health Care System New Hyde Park, NY
Financial Disclosure: Internal Medicine Alert’s editor, Stephen Brunton, MD, is a retained consultant for Abbott, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Meda Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, and Teva; he serves on the speakers’ bureau of AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Teva. Peer reviewer Gerald Roberts, MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and managing editor Leslie Hamlin report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Dr. Karpman reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Dr. Kuritzky reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Dr. Grauer is the sole proprietor of KG-EKG Press, and publisher of an ECG pocket brain book
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