Clinical Key advisory board

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Clinical Key advisory board

Michael Crawford, MD

UCSF medical center

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Jay Dusker, MD

Tufts University school of medicine

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Hugh Hemmings Jr., MD, PhD

Weill medical college of Cornell University

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Thomas Moore, MD

UCSD school of medicine

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Bonita Stanton, MD

Wayne State University school of medicine

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Denne Thomas-Patterson, MD

Crozer Keystone health system

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Stephen Thompson, MD, Med, FRCSC

Fowler Kennedy sport medicine clinic

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Todd Thomsen, MD

Harvard medical school, Boston

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Joseph Li, MD

Harvard medical school; Beth Israel Deaconess medical center

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M. Blair Marshall, MD

Georgetown University medical center

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Leonard Lilly, MD

Harvard medical school

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Kiyoshi Kurokawa

University of Tokyo; National graduate Institute for policy studies; cabinet of Japan

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Gary Wittert, MBBch, MD, FRACP

School of medicine; University of Adelaide

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Michael H. Crawford, MD (Cardiovascular disease)

Chief of Clinical Cardiology, UCSF medical center, San Francisco, California

Dr. Crawford specializes in treating coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and heart failure as well as congenital heart disease in adults and heart disease in athletes. He published more than 350 peer-reviewed journal articles and served on editorial boards of several journals. He is the lead editor of Elsevier's comprehensive reference work Cardiology, now in its 3rd edition. He is also the Consulting Editor for Cardiology Clinics.

Jay S. Duker, MD (Ophthalmology)

Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University school of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Duker is ophthalmologist-in-chief and director of the New England Eye Center, where he specializes in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. His primary surgical interests include retinal detachment, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, and posterior segment trauma. He published more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles. Together with Dr. Yanoff, Dr. Duker is the editor of Elsevier's comprehensive reference workOphthalmology, now in its 3rd edition.

Hugh C. Hemmings Jr., MD, PhD (Anesthesiology and Pharmacology)

Professor and Vice Chair of Anesthesiology and Professor of Pharmacology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York

Dr. Hemmings is an attending anesthesiologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he focuses on anesthesia for thoracic surgery and other high-risk procedures. His research looks at neuropharmacology of general anesthetics, neuroprotection, cell signaling and novel analgesia therapies. He published more than 120 peer-reviewed journal articles and edited Foundations of Anesthesia and Anesthetic Pharmacology and Physiology, both published by Elsevier. He is on the editorial board of Anesthesiology and British Journal of Anaesthesia, #1 and #3 anesthesiology journals.

Thomas Moore, MD (Obstetrics & Gynecology/Reproductive medicine)

Professor and Chairman, Department of Reproductive Medicine, UCSD school of Medicine, San Diego, California

Dr. Moore is an attending physician at UCSD Medical Center, where he specializes in all aspects of maternal-fetal medicine, especially fetal movement, diabetes and pregnancy, amniotic fluid volume, and fetal diagnosis. He published more than 90 peer-reviewed journal articles. He edited or contributed to several Elsevier publications, such as Avery's Diseases of the Newborn, Creasy and Resnick's Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Fanaroff and Martin's Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Bonita Stanton, MD (Pediatrics)

Schotanus Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University school of medicine, Detroit, Michigan

Dr. Stanton is pediatrician-in-chief at Children's Hospital of Michigan. Her interests are prevention in adolescents and adolescent risk reduction, parenting, pediatric infectious diseases, AIDS, HIV in low-income adolescents and community health. Dr. Stanton spent five years in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where she served as director of the Urban Volunteer Program and the World Bank Maternal Child Health specialist for Bangladesh. She has written more than 200 peer-reviewed articles. She serves on the editorial boards of several journals and is an editor of Elsevier's flagship work Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics.

Denne Thomas-Patterson, MD (Family medicine)

Crozer Keystone Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Thomas-Patterson is a family physician at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. She focuses on adolescent medicine, preventive medicine, and women's health. She serves as the Director of Medical Community Outreach for Einstein. After her residency, she completed a Women's Health Fellowship through Temple University at the Cook Islands in the South Pacific. She is a member of the Health Services Advisory Committee for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Early Head Start program.

Stephen R. Thompson, MD, MEd, FRCSC (Orthopedic surgery/Sports medicine)

Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Thompson is a sports medicine specialist at University of Western Ontario. He edited several review and reference books, such as Review of Orthopaedics, Handbook of Splinting and Casting, and is one of the editors of DeLee, Drez and Miller's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Elsevier's landmark reference work in this area. He also contributed to several electronic and multimedia products, including orthopedics procedures for ProceduresConsult, 1000 MCQs forUSMLEConsult data bank, Clinics eAbstracts, and ClinicalKey.

Todd W. Thomsen, MD, Harvard University (Emergency medicine)

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Thomsen is a staff emergency physician at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 2006 he was the key contributor to the new and extremely popular feature of NEJM called Videos in Clinical Medicine. He extended his work in multimedia in medicine by serving as the lead editor and contributor for internal medicine and emergency medicine procedures for Elsevier's ProceduresConsult.

Joseph Ming Wah Li, MD (Hospital medicine)

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Li was the first hospitalist in the BIDMC Hospital Medicine Program that was started in 1998. Under his guidance, the program grew to account for more than 50% of all general medicine admissions. He is the immediate past president of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), the premier medical society representing hospitalists. A nationally recognized expert in hospital medicine, he lectures and publishes extensively.

M. Blair Marshall, MD (Thoracic surgery)

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Dr. Marshall is one of the most highly regarded thoracic surgeons in the United States. She is an expert in chest wall reconstruction and thoracic oncologic surgery. Her special interests include: esophageal cancer, lung cancer, mediastinal disease and mesothelioma, minimally invasive lobectomy, tracheal surgery and sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis. She is on the editorial board for Annals of Thoracic Surgery and has received several prestigious awards and recognitions, including US Top Doctor for Cancer by the US News and World Report.

Leonard S. Lilly, MD (Cardiovascular disease)

Chief of Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, Harvard medical school, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Lilly is the author of Braunwald's Heart Disease Review & Assessment as well as the author of Pathophysiology of Heart Disease, the standard text for cardiac pathophysiology for medical students. He has received several prestigious awards and recognitions, including US Top Doctor by the US News and World Report.

Kiyoshi Kurokawa (Nephrology)

Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo; Professor of the National graduate Institute for policy studies; Science advisor to the Cabinet of Japan

Dr. Kurokawa is Professor of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and is Science Advisor to the Cabinet of Japan. He is also Member of President Council of the University of Tokyo; Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo; Senior Scientist of the Earth Institute, Columbia University; Governor of Japan Chapter of American College of Physicians; and Chairman of Health Policy Institute, Japan. He is a recipient of Order of Purple from the Government of Japan for Excellence in Academic Achievements in 1999.

Gary Wittert, MBBch, MD, FRACP (Medicine)

Head, School of Medicine, Mortlock Professor and Head, Professor of Medicine (Personal Chair) Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, Australia

Professor Wittert is regarded as a leading authority on the obesity management, is immediate past-President of the Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity, and Co-leader of the University of Adelaide Healthy Aging Research Cluster. Prof Wittert is a co-author of 82 peer-reviewed papers, 13 book chapters, and one book. He has been the principal investigator (extensively involved in protocol design and logistics) in a number of phase I and II studies of novel pharmacological therapies for obesity.