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Rebecca Bauer, executive vice president, editorial

Susan Byrne, executive editor

Rose Pike, managing editor

Tim Jeffs, creative director

Joseph Sutton, production coordinator

Gerald Couzens, Christina Frank, Heather LaBruna, Linda Roman, Barbara Van Tine, editors

Our Board of Advisers

Lee Michael Akst, M.D., director, Johns Hopkins Voice Center; assistant professor of medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Roger S. Blumenthal, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., director, Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease; professor of medicine, division of cardiology; Kenneth Jay Pollin Professor of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

H. Ballentine Carter, M.D., professor of urology and oncology and director, adult urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Lawrence J. Cheskin, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.T.O.S., founder and director, Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center; associate professor of health, behavior, and society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore.

William Dale, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of medicine; chief, section of geriatrics and palliative medicine, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago.

John A. Flynn, M.D., M.B.A., M.Ed., F.A.C.R., F.A.C.P., medical director, spondyloarthritis program; professor of medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

R. Linsy Farris, M.D., is a professor of clinical ophthalmology at Columbia University in New York City and the former director of ophthalmology at Harlem Hospital.

Claudene George, M.D., R.Ph., assistant professor of clinical medicine, division of geriatrics, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y.

Suzanne M. Jan de Beur, M.D., associate professor of medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; chief, division of endocrinology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; associate program director, clinical research units, Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Baltimore.

Suneil Koliwad, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine, Diabetes Center at University of California San Francisco.

Rafael H. Llinas, M.D., F.A.H.A., chairman and neurologist-in-chief, department of neurology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore.

Stephen C. Mathai, M.D., M.H.S., assistant professor of medicine, division of pulmonary and critical care, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Colin A. McCannel, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S.C., professor of clinical ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles; medical director, UCLA Jules Stein Eye Center, Santa Monica.

Jacek L. Mostwin, M.D., D.Phil., director, division of neurological and reconstructive urology, and professor of urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Sagar V. Parikh, M.D., John F. Greden Professor of Depression and Clinical Neuroscience, University of Michigan; associate director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center, Ann Arbor.

Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H., professor of the practice and director of research, Erickson School of Aging, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; member, Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Lee H. Riley III, M.D., chief, orthopaedic spine division, and vice-chairman, clinical operations, department of orthopaedic surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital; and professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., dietitian, clinical nutrition department, and director, nutrition education, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; program manager, Johns Hopkins Weight Management Center, Baltimore.

Lawrence R. Schiller, M.D., director, gastroenterology, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.

Ellen Meredith Stein, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, division of gastroenterology and hepatology, and division director, informatics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Edward E. Wallach, M.D., university distinguished service professor emeritus of gynecology and obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

James L. Weiss, M.D., director, Johns Hopkins Heart Station; M.J. Cudahy Professor of Cardiology; former director, cardiology fellowship and training program; associate dean, admissions; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore.

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