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Stephen A. Brunton, MD
Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences, Salt Lake City
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
William C. Haas III, MD, MBA
Integrative Medicine Fellow, Department of Family and Community Medicine,
University of Arizona, Tucson
Harold L. Karpman, MD, FACC, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine
UCLA School of Medicine
David Kiefer, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine,
University of Wisconsin
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
University of Arizona, Tucson
Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor,
University of Florida, Gainesville
Cara Pellegrini, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Cardiology Division, Electrophysiology Section,
San Francisco VA Medical Center
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, is a retained consultant for Abbott, Actavis, AstraZeneca, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cempra, Exact Sciences, Janssen, Lilly, Mylan, Novo Nordisk, and Teva; he serves on the speakers bureau of AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Teva. Contributing editor Louis Kuritzky is a retained consultant for AbbVie, Allergan, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Lilly, Lundbeck, Medscape, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi Aventis; he serves on the speakers bureau of Lilly and Lundbeck. Peer reviewer Gerald Roberts, MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and associate managing editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Drs. Chan, Elliott, Karpman, Haas, and Pellegrini report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Kiefer reports he is a consultant for WebMD.
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