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Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. October 2005, Volume 7, Number 10.

Contributors

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About the Contributors

Theme issue: Ethical Decision Making in the Diagnosis and Management of STDs.

Sevgi O. Aral, PhD, MSc, is associate director for science, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

Robynn Barth is a middle-school health teacher in a small Washington state school district.

Kathryn M. Conniff is a second-year medical student at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore.

Dave Cundiff, MD, MPH, is secretary of the American Association of Public Health Physicians. He is a self-employed locum tenens physician practicing primary care and public health medicine in the Western states. He lives in Olympia, Washington.

Debra Hauser is vice president of Advocates for Youth, Washington, DC, a nonprofit organization that helps young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.

Jeffrey D. Klausner, MD, MPH, is deputy health officer and director, STD Prevention and Control Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health. He is also an associate clinical professor of medicine, University of California, San Francisco.

Christopher Kodama, MD, is a pediatric hospitalist at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Tacoma, Washington.

Bryan A. Liang, MD, PhD, JD, is executive director and professor of law, Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law; and co-director and associate professor of anesthesiology, San Diego Center for Patient Safety, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California.

Laura Lin, MBA, JD, is a research associate, Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law, San Diego, California.

Laura J. McGough, PhD, is a Johns Hopkins Fellow in infectious diseases and medical history at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

Joe S. McIlhaney, Jr, MD, is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist in Austin, Texas, and is founder and chairman of the Medical Institute for Sexual Health.

Ponrat Pakpreo, MD, is a senior instructor at the University of Rochester, New York, with interests in adolescent reproductive health and obesity.

Josiah Penalver is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Washington. He plans to pursue a specialty in pediatrics.

Ligia Peralta, MD, is associate professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and chief of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine as well as director of the Adolescent HIV Program at University of Maryland Hospital for Children, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Leslie E. Wolf, JD, MPH, is an assistant adjunct professor in the Program in Medical Ethics, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, and Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

Staff contributors

Abraham P. Schwab, PhD

Theme issue editor

Megan A. Moreno, MD, is a pediatric hospitalist at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Tacoma, WA. She 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 back to the Seattle area where she had grown up.


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