Editorial Leadership

The DynaMed Founder and Deputy Editors have over fifty years of combined experience transforming evidence, guidance, and clinical expertise into the most useful information for health care professionals at the point-of-care.

William Aird, MD, FRCP, FACP
Deputy Editor of Hematology, Endocrinology, and Nephrology

Bill Aird, MD, FRCP, FACP is the Deputy Editor of Hematology, Endocrinology, and Nephrology at DynaMed. He’s a practicing physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as well as a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, completed his fellowship in Hematology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Brian S. Alper, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Founder of DynaMed, Vice President of Innovations and EBM Development

Brian Alper, MD, MSPH, FAAFP is the Founder of DynaMed, Vice President of Innovations and EBM Development. He is board certified from the American Board of Family Medicine and a Fellow at the American Academy of Family Physicians. Brian graduated from Hahnemann University (now Drexel University School of Medicine), completed a fellowship at University of Missouri-Columbia, and continued as Clinical Research Assistant Professor serving roles in research, clinical practice and education at University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine for five years.

Brian has published research in evidence-based medicine and meeting clinical information needs, has presented at national and international meetings annually since 1999, and has served as Co-Chair for the Group on EBM for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Through DynaMed methodology, he continues to advance the practical application of EBM.

Scott A. Barron, MD, FAAP
Deputy Editor of Pediatrics

Dr. Barron is the Deputy Editor of Pediatrics at DynaMed.  He has over 20 years of experience in General and Emergency Pediatric Medicine. Dr. Barron is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and a Pediatric Emergency Physician at the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida.  He also served as the Director of Evidence-Based Pathways for the Pediatric Emergency Department at Nemours Children’s Hospital and as a leader in medical student education.  Dr. Barron earned his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, FL and completed his Pediatric Residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, CA.  He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Sheila Bond, MD, FACP
Senior Deputy Editor, Clinical Director of Medical Informatics

Sheila Bond, MD, FACP is Senior Deputy Editor and Clinical Director of Medical Informatics at DynaMed. She is a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital where she attends on the transplant infectious disease service. She also continues research on the immune control of viral infections in solid-organ transplant recipients at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board certified from the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Infectious Disease. Sheila graduated from Northwestern University and completed her internal medicine residency and fellowship in infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Alan Ehrlich, MD
Executive Editor

Alan Ehrlich, MD is Executive Editor at DynaMed and an Assistant Professor in Family Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He is board certified from the American Board of Family Medicine. Alan graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in 1984 and completed his residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in 1987. He is involved in the teaching of Evidence-Based Medicine to 3rd year medical students and writes the Evidence-Based Medicine column for Clinical Advisor magazine.

Ruth Hertzman-Miller, MD, MPH, FACP
Deputy Editor of Systematic Literature Surveillance

Ruth Hertzman-Miller, MD, MPH, FACP is Deputy Editor of Systematic Literature Surveillance at DynaMed. She is a primary care internist at Hebrew SeniorLife and serves as an Associate Editor for Clinical Diabetes. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed her internal medicine residency at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Peter Oettgen, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP
Editor in Chief

Peter Oettgen, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP is Editor in Chief of DynaMed. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and of the American Heart Association. Peter is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Preventive Cardiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  He graduated from University of Connecticut Medical School and completed internal medicine residency training at Tufts New England Medical Center, and a Cardiology Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  In addition to his clinical interests in preventive cardiology, he has conducted basic research in vascular biology for over 20 years and received a Physician Scientist Award from the National Institutes of Health and an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association.

Terence K. Trow, MD, FACP, FACCP
Deputy Editor of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Terence Trow, MD, FACP, FACCP is Deputy Editor of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at DynaMed. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians as well as the American College of Chest Physicians. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine where he served as the Director of the Yale Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program prior to assuming his current position at DynaMed.  Terence received his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction. He completed his internal medicine residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and The New York Hospital Cornell program before his post-graduate fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Yale New Haven Hospital. He has received numerous teaching awards, has served on the ACCP Pulmonary Vascular Disease Network Planning Committee, and served as the state of Connecticut Governor on the US and Canadian Governors Council for the ACCP as well. He currently serves on the Scientific Leadership Council of the National Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

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