AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. March 2005, Volume 7, Number 3.

Contributors

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About the Contributors

Theme issue: Ethics in Adolescent Medicine.

Elizabeth M. Alderman, MD, is a clinical professor of pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is the director of the post-doctoral fellowship program and adolescent ambulatory practice at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx, New York.

Michael A. Bermant, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He practices in Chester, Virginia.

Maurice Clifton, MD, MSEd, is an assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and is the director of the standardized patient program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Michael I. Cohen, MD, was chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 1980 to 2002. He has been a member of that faculty since 1967 and is professor and chairman emeritus. Dr. Cohen established one of the first comprehensive programs in the nation in adolescent medicine at the Montefiore Medical Center in 1967. It has since served as a prototype for similar programs throughout the country.

Norman Fost, MD, MPH, is professor of pediatrics, director of the Bioethics Program, and vice chair of the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin Medical School.

Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD, is a visiting instructor of internal medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She is a general internal medicine fellow implementing an adolescent medicine curriculum for the internal medicine residency program.

Don Hayes, Jr, MD, is a pediatric pulmonary fellow at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin.

Rachel Katzenellenbogen, MD, is a third-year fellow in adolescent medicine/STD research at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is conducting research on human papillomavirus with D. Denise Galloway at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Patricia K. Kokotailo, MD, MPH, is a professor of pediatrics and adolescent medicine at University of Wisconsin Medical School. Her professional interests include medical education and substance abuse.

Louis J. Kraus, MD, is the Woman's Board Professor of Child Psychiatry and section chief for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center.

Renee Mehlinger, MD, is training director for child and adolescent psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center.

Robert E. Morris, MD, was co-director of the UCLA adolescent medicine training program and is on the faculty of UCLA and the medical staff of the Los Angeles County Juvenile Court Health Services. He is board certified in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. In 2001-2003 he served as statewide medical director for the new Louisiana State University Juvenile Corrections Program for high risk and delinquent youth.

Jessica Rieder, MD, MS, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an attending physician at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx, New York. She is also the director of the Bronx Nutrition and Fitness Initiative for Teens.

Garry Sigman, MD, is director of adolescent medicine at Evanston Northwestern Health Care and assistant professor of pediatrics at Northwestern University School of Medicine.

Jonathan Spahr, MD, is a pediatric pulmonary fellow at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin.

Todd S. Varness, MD, MPH, is a third-year resident in pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin.

Melissa Weddle, MD, MPH, is a professor of pediatrics and adolescent medicine at University of Wisconsin Medical School. Her professional interests include adolescent pregnancy prevention, health care of the underserved, and medical ethics.

Diana Zuckerman, PhD, is president of the National Research Center for Women & Families.

Staff Contributors

Allison Grady
Kate Karas

Theme Issue Editor

Megan A. Moreno, MD, attended medical school at George Washington University and did her pediatric residency at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. After completing her year as chief resident at UW-Madison, she moved to the Seattle, Washington area where she grew up. She is currently working as a pediatric hospitalist at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma. This summer she will begin a combined adolescent and STD/HIV research fellowship with the University of Washington.


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