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Editors & Contributors

VisualDx provides its users instant access to the work of recognized experts in specific fields of medicine and research. Our growing team of more than 100 experts writes, edits, consults, authenticates, and reviews materials to bring authoritative medical information integrated with the world's largest collection of digital medical images. VisualDx relies on its worldwide medical editorial board of practicing physician scholars to keep our clinical content objective, accurate, and current. The editorial board members are recognized for their expertise in specific fields of medicine and scientific research. VisualDx recruits new editorial board members as it continues to build its critical knowledge base of valuable diagnostic and health care treatment information and images.

Senior Editors


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Lowell A. Goldsmith, MD, MPH

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Goldsmith is Dean emeritus of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Professor emeritus of dermatology at the University of North Carolina. He chairs the VisualDx editorial board and recruits expert physicians for both authoring and editorial contribution. Dr. Goldsmith is Editor-in-Chief emeritus of both the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and Journal Watch Dermatology, and he is an editor of the definitive dermatology text Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine.

Dr. Goldsmith is one of the Masters of Dermatology in the American Academy of Dermatology and has received multiple honors, such as the Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Presidential Citation from the American Academy of Dermatology and the Stephen Rothman Memorial Service Award from the Society for Investigative Dermatology. He has been President of the Association of Professors of Dermatology, Society for Investigative Dermatology, and the American Dermatology Association. Dr. Goldsmith has headed many professional committees and served on multiple medical advisory boards. He is an honorary member of the British, Japanese, and Polish Societies of Dermatology. He holds a US patent and has written over 160 publications and book chapters.


 

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Art Papier, MD

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Papier is the co-founder of VisualDx and Chief Executive Officer. A thought leader in clinical informatics, Dr. Papier maintains the overall vision for the VisualDx product with a keen focus on software integration and impacting costs in healthcare through clinical accuracy. His entrepreneurial drive, years of clinical experience, and passion for delivering true healthcare solutions have propelled VisualDx clinical decision support to the top in quality and innovation.

A dermatologist and medical informatics expert, Dr. Papier has a particular interest in designing clinical decision support systems based on visually rich knowledge areas to reduce diagnostic error at the point of care. In line with this goal, he is focused on transforming medical education to include training in cognitive error and the use of information technology. Dr. Papier also focuses on consumer health, developing tools to educate and empower patients.

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Dr. Papier completed his premed studies at Columbia University, received his MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and completed his graduate medical training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is an Associate Professor of Dermatology and Medical Informatics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Cardiology


Ryan J. Hoefen, MD, PhD

Cardiology Section Editor

  • Attending Cardiologist, Rochester Regional Health, Rochester, NY
  • Director, Noninvasive Imaging, Unity Hospital, Rochester, NY
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Child Abuse and Neglect


Mary Spencer, MD

Child Abuse and Neglect Section Editor

  • Medical Director CAP/SART, Palomar Medical Center, Escondido, CA

Carol Berkowitz, MD

Child Abuse and Neglect Associate Editor

  • Executive Vice Chair, Dept. of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Mary Carrasco, MD, MPH

Child Abuse and Neglect Associate Editor

  • Director, International & Community Health, Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Melissa Egge, MD

Child Abuse and Neglect Associate Editor

  • Fellowship, Child Abuse Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Sireesha Reddy, MD

Child Abuse and Neglect Associate Editor

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Dermatology – General


Lowell A. Goldsmith, MD, MPH

Editor-in-Chief

  • Dean Emeritus, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Professor Emeritus, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Journal of Investigative Dermatology and Journal Watch Dermatology

Susan Burgin, MD

Dermatology Section Editor

  • Assistant Professor, Director of Medical Education, Dept. of Dermatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
  • Director of Resident Education, Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program

Art Papier, MD

Chief Executive Officer

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Medical Informatics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Affiliate, University of Rochester Center for Future Health

April Armstrong, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Director of Clinical Research Unit and Teledermatology, University of California Davis Health System

Robert Baran, MD

Nail Disorders Editor

  • Professor of Dermatology, Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France

Mari M. Batta, DO

Dermatology Editor

  • Milstein Batta Dermatology, Philadelphia, PA

Jeffrey Callen, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Professor and Chair of Dermatology, University of Louisville School of Medicine

Robert Chalmers, MD, MRCP

Assistant International Section Editor – Western Europe

  • Consultant Dermatologist, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust, Central Manchester Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, England

Chia-Yu Chu, MD, PhD

Dermatology Editor

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei 

Jeffrey M. Cohen, MD

Associate Editor

  • Resident Physician, Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Patrick Condry, MD

Elder Dermatology Editorial Associate

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Charles Crutchfield, III, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of Minnesota
  • Dermatologist, Crutchfield Dermatology, Minneapolis-St. Paul

Lori Etter, MD

Associate Editor

  • Triangle Dermatology Associates, Durham, NC

Benjamin Fisher, MD

Male Genital Disease Editor

  • Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto Medical School

Lindy P. Fox, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco

Amit Garg, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology and Dermatology Residency Program Director, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Ambulatory Director, Dermatology, UMass Memorial Health Care

Shahbaz Janjua, MD

Image Contributor

  • Specialist Dermatologist, Ayza Skin & Research Center, Lalamusa, Pakistan

Julie Lin, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Vermont College of Medicine

Aída Lugo-Somolinos, MD

Ethnic Dermatology Editor

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Kudakwashe K. Maloney, MD, MPhil

Associate Editor

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Jere Mammino, DO, FAAD, FAOCD

Dermatology Image Contributor

  • Dermatologist, Advanced Dermatology and Advanced Cosmetic Surgery, Oviedo, FL

Ramsey Markus, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology Editor

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology, Director of Laser Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Lynn McKinley-Grant, MD

Ethnic Dermatology Editor

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Georgetown University Hospital / MedStar Health

Thomas McMeekin, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology Section Editor

  • Clinical Professor of Dermatology and of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, State University of New York at Buffalo

Mary Gail Mercurio, MD

Hair and Scalp Disorders Section Editor

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Program Director of Dermatology Residency, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Eliot Mostow, MD, MPH

Associate Editor

  • Chair, Dermatology Section, Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine

Jenny E. Murase, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of California, San Francisco

Lavanya Nagaraj, MD

Associate Editor

  • Dermatologist, Blue Ridge Dermatology, Raleigh, NC

Bertrand Richert, MD, PhD

Nail Disorders Editor

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Dermatology Department, University of Liège, Belgium

Misha A. Rosenbach, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Associate Program Director of Dermatology Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia
  • Director of Dermatology Consult Service, Philadelphia

Deniz Seçkin, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Professor of Dermatology, Ba┼čkent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Raghunandan G. Torsekar, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Honorary Professor, Rajiv Gandhi Medical College and Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital, Thane, Maharashtra, India
  • Project Director, Digital Lecture Series, Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)

William Van Stoecker, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • President and CEO, Stoecker & Associates

Vishalakshi Viswanath, MD

Dermatology Editor

  • Associate Professor and Head of Dermatology Department, Rajiv Gandhi Medical College and Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital, Thane, Maharashtra, India
  • Project Coordinator, Digital Lecture Series, Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)

Andrew Walls, MD

Associate Editor

  • Advanced Dermatology Resident (PGY3), Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Training Program, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Vivian (Wai Chong) Wong, MD, PhD

Associate Editor

  • Dermatology Resident Physician, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Dermatology – Oncology


Mario E. Lacouture, MD

Onco-Dermatology Editor

  • Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Sherrif Ibrahim, MD

Onco-Dermatology Editor

  • Department of Medicine, University of Rochester, NY

Dermatology – Pediatrics


Craig N. Burkhart, MD

Pediatrics Dermatology Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Director of Medical Student Education, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Maria Cordisco, MD

Pediatric Dermatology Editor

  • Consultant of the Vascular Lesions Section, Dermatology Department, J. P. Garrahan Children's Hospital, Buenos Aires
  • Associate Consulting Physician, Vascular Anomalies Clinic, Imaging Diagnosis Department, Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires

Manasi Ladrigan, MD

Pediatrics Editor

  • Pediatrician, University of Rochester Medical Center

Sue Lewis-Jones, MD

Pediatrics Editor

  • Consultant Dermatologist and Pediatric Dermatologist, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK

Dean Morrell, MD

Neonatal Dermatology Editor

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology, Director of Residency Training Program, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Karen Wiss, MD

Pediatrics Editor

  • Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Chief of Pediatric Dermatology, Director of Dermatology Residency Program, UMass Memorial Medical Center 

Dermatopathology


Paul Shitabata, MD

Dermatopathology Section Editor

  • Director of Dermatopathology, Harbor-UCLA Dermatology
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • President, Dermatopathology Institute, Torrance, CA

Belinda Tan, MD, PhD

Dermatopathology Section Editor

  • Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist, Direct Dermatology (directdermatology.com)

Keira L. Barr, MD

Dermatopathology Editor

  • Dermatopathologist and Dermatologist, Co-Founder and President, Aegis Consulting Group, LLC, Gig Harbor, WA

Yann Charli-Joseph, MD

Dermatopathology Editor

  • Research Associate and Dermatopathology Scholar, University of California San Francisco
  • Dermatologist, National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Mexico City

Amy K. Reisenauer, MD

Dermatopathology Editor

  • Dermatopathologist and Dermatologist, Hawaii Permanente Medical Group

Robert Schosser, MD

Dermatopathology Editor

  • Professor of Dermatology, Pathology and Oncology, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

Dermoscopy


 Allan C. Halpern, MD, MSc

 Dermoscopy Editor

  • Chief Attending Physician, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Professor of Dermatology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY

Emergency Medicine


Sean Bush, MD

Bites, Stings, and Envenomations Associate Editor

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA

Scott Camazine, MD

Bites, Stings, and Envenomations Image Contributor

  • Scott Camazine Photography and Digital Imagery

Michael Cardwell

Bites, Stings, and Envenomations Image Contributor

  • Extreme Wildlife Photography, Sacramento, CA

Joanne Feldman, MD, MS

Bites, Stings, and Envenomations Associate Editor

  • Emergency Medicine Physician, UCLA Health System

Amal Mattu, MD

Emergency Medicine Editor

  • Professor of Emergency Medicine, Residency Program Director, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Robert Norris, MD

Emergency Preparedness Section Editor

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Co-Director of The Center for Cardiovascular Health and Lipid Disorders, Pennsylvania Cardiology Associates

Endocrinology


Marilyn Augustine, MD

Endocrinology Section Editor

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Endocrine/Metabolism, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Gastroenterology


Dev I. Mehta, MD, MSc, MRCP

Gastroenterology Section Editor

  • Associate Professor, Florida State University
  • Director of Outcomes and Translational Research
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, Arnold Palmer Medical Center, Orlando, FL

Hospitalist Medicine


Jonathan Cotliar, MD

Dermatology Hospitalist Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Medicine, Director of Cancer Skin CARE Program, Director of Combined Medicine-Dermatology Training Program, Clinical Practice Director of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Immunology/HIV


Marcus Conant, MD

HIV and AIDS Section Editor

  • Founder and Chairman of the Board, Conant Foundation 

Ncoza Dlova, MD

HIV and AIDS Section Editor

  • Senior Consultant / Lecturer, Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa

Infectious Disease


James H. Willig, MD, MSPH

Infectious Disease Section Editor

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
  • Medical Director of Informatics UAB 1917 Clinic

Loren Miller, MD, MPH

Infectious Disease Senior Editor

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Director, Infection Control Program, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Senu Kobla Apewokin, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Medical Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH

William Bonnez, MD

Infectious Disease Editor/Pulmonary Senior Editor

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Maximo Brito, MD, MPH

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
  • Staff Physician, University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago
  • Staff Physician, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago

Sandro Cinti, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

John Crane, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo 

Vincent Fulginiti, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Chancellor Emeritus, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Li-Yang Hsu, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Associate Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Singapore General Hospital
  • Clinical Tutor, National University of Singapore

Christopher M. Hull, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, and Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City

Lilly Cheng Immergluck, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Ricardo M. La Hoz, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Mark Malek, MD, MPH

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Director of Infection Control, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Neil Mendoza, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Infectious Diseases Fellow, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Zaw Min, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia
  • Core Faculty, Division of Infectious Disease, Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh

Yoshihiko Murata, MD, PhD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 

Mukesh Patel, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Staff Physician, Medical Education, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL

Paritosh Prasad, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care and Infectious Disease, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Martin Rodriguez, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
  • Active Staff of Medicine Service: Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama Health System
  • Medical Director, Spain Wallace S9 General Medicine Inpatient Unit, University of Alabama Hospital
  • Tinsley Harrison Clinical Scholar, Dept. of Medicine, UAB

Carlos Seas, MD, MSc

Tropical and Infectious Disease Editor

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), Lima, Peru
  • Member of Executive Board, Tropical Medicine Institute “Alexander von Humboldt,” UPCH
  • Chief Physician, Department of Tropical and Infectious Diseases, National Hospital Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Marvin Turck, MD

Infectious Disease Editor

  • Professor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

Internal Medicine


Brett W. Robbins, MD

Internal Medicine Section Editor

  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Primary Care Physicians, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Pamela Sloan, MD

Internal Medicine Editor

  • Rochester Internal Medicine Associates and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Medical Toxicology


Timothy J. Wiegand, MD

Toxicology Section Editor

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Toxicology and The Toxicology Consult Service, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Rochester, NY
  • Attending Physician at URMC and Highland Hospital, Rochester
  • Detoxification Specialist Physician at Syracuse Behavioral Health Rochester Detoxification Unit
  • Medical Director of Medical Affairs, Huther-Doyle Chemical Dependency Treatment Program and Huther Health Clinic, Rochester
  • Consultant Toxicologist for the State University of New York (SUNY) Poison Control Center, Syracuse, NY
  • Adjunct Faculty in Emergency Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical Toxicology Fellowship Program–State University of New York at Syracuse

Nephrology


Catherine Moore, MD

Nephrology Section Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
  • Head of Program Education Committee of Nephrology Fellowship Program, Division Coordinator of Ambulatory Subspecialties Block of Internal Medicine Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Neurology


Richard L. Barbano, MD, PhD, FAAN

Neurology Section Editor

  • Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Jamie Adams, MD

Neurology Editor

  • Movement Disorders Fellow, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Obstetrics and Gynecology


David Foster, MD, MPH

Obstetrics and Gynecology Section Editor

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Director of Ambulatory Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Lynette Margesson, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Section Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School

Ruchi Puri, MD, MSc

Obstetrics and Gynecology Editor

  • Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières)

Oncology


Carla Casulo, MD

Oncology Section Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology, Lymphoma Program, Wilmot Cancer Institute, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Ophthalmology


Lauren Patty Daskivich, MD, MSHS

Ophthalmology Section Editor

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at UCLA (VA Scholar), University of California, Los Angeles
  • Attending Physician, Department of Ophthalmology, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Deepak Sobti, MD

Ophthalmology Section Editor

  • Oculoplastic Surgeon, Private Practice (www.sobtimd.com), Dallas, Texas

Brandon Ayres, MD

Ophthalmology Associate Editor

  • Assistant Surgeon, Cornea Service, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia

Harvey Brown, MD

Ophthalmology Associate Editor

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of California at Los Angeles, Jules Stein Eye Institute and Harbor General Hospital

Harold E. Cross, MD, PhD

Ophthalmology Editor

  • Professor and Director, Medical Student Teaching, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Visiting Professor in Molecular Genetics, University of Exeter Medical School

Sunir J. Garg, MD

Ophthalmology Editor

  • Assistant Surgeon, Wills Retina Service, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia 
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia 
  • Mid Atlantic Retina, Wills Eye Physicians

Andrew Goodfriend, MD

Ophthalmology Editor

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 
  • Ocusight Eye Care Center, Rochester, NY

John Nguyen, MD

Ophthalmology Editor

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, West Virginia University Eye Institute, Robert C. Byrd Health Science Center Morgantown, WV

Rajeev S. Ramchandran, MD

Ophthalmology Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Vitreoretinal Services, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester Medical Center

Christopher Rapuano, MD

Ophthalmology Editor

  • Co-Director of Cornea Service, Co-Chief of Refractive Surgery Department, Attending Surgeon, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia 
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

Oral Medicine and Dentistry


Carl Allen, DDS, MSD

Oral Medicine/Dentistry Editor

  • Professor and Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Ohio State University, College of Dentistry

Charles Halstead, DDS, MSD

Oral Medicine/Dentistry Editor

  • Professor Emeritus, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Emory University

Diana V. Messadi, DDS, MMSc, DMSc

Oral Medicine/Dentistry Editor

  • Professor and Chair, Section of Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain, Division of Oral Biology and Medicine, UCLA School of Dentistry

Sook-Bin Woo, MS, DMD, MMSc

Oral Medicine/Dentistry Editor

  • Associate Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection & Immunity, Director of Advanced Graduate Education Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery


Paul C. Bryson, MD

Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Section Editor

  • Staff Physician, Head of Section of Laryngology, Associate Residency Program Director, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Head and Neck Institute
  • Director, Cleveland Clinic Voice Center

William Michael Hawke, MD, FRCS(C)

Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Editor

  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto
  • Hawke Library

Pediatrics


Eric F. Ingerowski, MD, FAAP

Pediatrics Section Editor

  • Panorama Pediatric Group, Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Cynthia Christy, MD

Pediatrics Editor

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Chief of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Lynn Garfunkel, MD

Pediatrics Editor

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Paritosh Prasad, MD

Pediatrics Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care and Infectious Disease, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Brett W. Robbins, MD

Pediatrics Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

David Sullo, MD, FAAP

Pediatrics Editor

  • Panorama Pediatric Group and Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Pharmacology


Neil Shear, MD

Adverse Drug Events Editor

  • Professor and Chief of Dermatology, Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, Pediatrics and Pharmacy, University of Toronto

Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care


Paritosh Prasad, MD

Pulmonary and Critical Care Section Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care and Infectious Disease, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Lewis Rubinson, MD, PhD

CBRN Section Editor

  • Director, Critical Care Resuscitation Unit, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Mary Anne Morgan, MD

Pulmonary and Critical Care Editor

  • Mary Parkes Center for Asthma and Pulmonary Care and Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Radiology


Sumanth Rajagopal, MD

Pulmonary Section Editor

  • Infectious Disease Faculty, Department of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Susan Voci, MD

Ultrasound Section Editor

  • Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Ryan R. Walsh, MD

Chest Imaging Section Editor

  • Cardiothoracic Attending, Associate Professor, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT

Joshua J. Jarvis, MD

Chest Imaging Contributor

  • Radiology Resident, PGY-3 University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT

Alastair Moore, MD

Chest Imaging Contributor

  • Radiology Resident, PGY-2 University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT

Tropical and International


Noah Craft, MD, PhD, DTM&H

Tropical and International Medicine Section Editor

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
  • Dermatology Group of Southern California, Torrance, CA
  • Direct Dermatology (directdermatology.com)

Adriana Cruz, MD

Tropical and International Medicine Editor

  • Research Associate, Immunology and Cell Biology, Infectious Disease Research Program, Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

Vidal Haddad MD, PhD, MSc

Aquatic Editor

  • Assistant Professor, Botucatu Medical School, São Paulo State University Butantan Institute, São Paulo, Brazil

Rizwan Ul Hassan, MBBS

International Medicine Editor

  • Medical Director, Manzoor Medical Hall and Children Clinic, Murree, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Barbara Herwaldt, MD, MPH

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Medical Epidemiologist, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta

Camille E. Introcaso, MD

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Attending Dermatologist, Pennsylvania Centre for Dermatology, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia

Jay Keystone, MD, MSc (CTM)

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto 

Sidney Klaus, MD

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Professor of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical Center 

Edith Lederman, MD, MPH

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Research Physician, Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Program (IDCRP), Naval Medical Center, San Diego

Diana Lockwood, MD

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Professor of Tropical Medicine, Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London 

Larry Millikan, MD

Tropical Medicine Associate Editor

  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Dermatology, Tulane University School of Medicine 

Taimor Nawaz, MBBS, MRCP

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine, Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • International Adviser, Royal College of Physicians of London

Maria Teresa Ochoa, MD

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles

Lawrence Parish, MD

International Section Editor

  • Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Director of Center for International Dermatology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Marcia Ramos-e-Silva, MD, PhD

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology, Head of Sector of Dermatology, University Hospital of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Steve Tyring, MD, PhD, MBA

Tropical Medicine Editor

  • Clinical Professor of Dermatology, of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, and of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
  • Medical Director, Center for Clinical Studies, Houston

Wound Care


Lisa Wallin, ANP, FCCWS 

Wound Care Editor

  • Board Certified Wound Specialist, Strong Memorial Hospital Wound Healing Center, Rochester, NY

Sally-Ann Whelan, MS, NP, CWOCN

Wound Care Editor

  • Board Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Clinician, Highland Hospital, Rochester, NY