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Dr Andrew Wilner is a neurohospitalist at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, Connecticut, and medical advisor for the Accordant Health Services Epilepsy Disease Management Program. He provides commentary and analysis on selected topics in neurology.
Dr Thomas Wheeler is chair of the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He provides commentary on a broad range of topicsâfrom anatomic pathology (surgical, autopsy, cytopathology) to clinical pathology (hematopathology and chemical pathology, transfusion medicine and blood banking, microbiology, serology, and immunology).
Dr James Robb discusses new technologies entering the diagnostic and treatment arenas. The information is intended to help pathologists and laboratory technicians anticipate, understand, tolerate, accept, and subsequently implement new technologies in their work.
Dr Gregory Lawton, from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), states that his main job is "to explain, to reassure, and to know when to refer," because most of what a general pediatrician sees is a variation of normal.
Diane M. Goodman is an acute care nurse practitioner with an unrelenting passion for the practice of nursing. Her sense of humor and ready wit have assisted her in writing about a variety of nursing topics.