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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
Ellen Feldman, MD
Altru Health System
Grand Forks, ND
Harold L. Karpman, MD, FACC, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Louis Kuritzky, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida
Nitin K. Sethi, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College
Richard R. Watkins, MD, MS, FACP
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Division of Infectious Diseases
Cleveland Clinic Akron General 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 Physician Editor Stephen Brunton, MD, is a retained consultant for Abbott Diabetes, Actavis, AstraZeneca, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cempra, Janssen, Lilly, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, and Teva; he serves on the speakers bureau of
AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Teva. Contributing Editor Louis Kuritzky, MD, 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. Karpman, Feldman, and Sethi report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Dr. Watkins reports he has received research support from Actavis.
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