Editorial Team

The DynaMed editorial team is organized to combine expertise and continuously improve. The team combines the skills, experience and expertise from clinicians, pharmacists, allied health professionals (such as dietitians and physical therapists), scientists, epidemiologists, medical librarians and specialized medical writing and editing staff.

Editorial Staff

Kate Alsup, RD, LD, CNSC
Senior Clinical Writer

Ashley Anthony, MA
Associate Editor

Sayura Aoyagi, PhD
Medical Editor

Caroline Appel, PharmD, MS
Medical Writer

Jason Ardizzone, BA, MA
Associate Editor

David Bai, PharmD
Medical Writer

Aditi Bauskar, PhD
Medical Writer

Val Brahver, PhD
Medical Editor

Aimee Butterworth, PhD
Senior Medical Writer

Christopher Chalk, DC, MPH
Medical Writer

Kendra Church, MS, PA-C
Senior Clinical Editor

Karen Clarke, PhD, MS
Principal Editor, HIV

Corinne Colpitts, BS, MA
Senior Associate Editor

Courtney Cummins, MPT
Senior Clinical Writer

Jimmy DeRosa, MPH
Medical Writer

David Doroquez, PhD
Medical Writer

Carolyn Dunbar-Masterson, BA, BSN
Senior Medical Writer

Sarah Fitzpatrick, MA
Associate Editor, Team Lead

James Forgione, PharmD
Clinical Editor

Anne Fowler, BS
Senior Associate Editor

Jeff Grant, PhD
Medical Writer

Marianne Grant, PhD
Senior Medical Writer

Muriel Herd, BS
Medical Writer

Larissa Jarzylo, PhD
Medical Editor - Team Lead

Samantha Jones, BA
Associate Editor

Ryan Kelly, MS
Associate Editor

Sara Knight, MS
Medical Editor

Sheilah Kraetzel, RN, MSN, FNP
Nurse Practitioner Editor

Peter LaVita, MS
Program Coordinator for SLS

Vincent Lemaitre, PhD
Medical Writer

Amy Lewis, MFA
Senior Associate Editor - Team Lead

Fenny Lin, MD
Clinical Editor

Amy Lombara, PT, DPT
Principal Editor, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Anjali Mandlik, PhD
Medical Writer

Heather Marshall, PhD
Senior Medical Writer
Digital Media Specialist

Brittany Martel
Senior Manager Product Operations

Maureen McMahon, MA
Senior Associate Editor

Kelly Miller, MPH
Medical Editor

Melanie Mott, PhD, RD
Senior Clinical Writer, Team Lead - Endocrinology

Kamalpreet Nagpal, PhD
Senior Medical Writer

Catherine Nutt, PhD
Medical Writer

Nicholas Sansone, MFA
Senior Associate Editor

Anne Selig, PharmD
Clinical Writer

Jill Serrano, PhD
Senior Medical Writer, Team Lead

Ashvin Shah, PhD
Medical Editor

Gayle Sulik, PhD
Medical Writer

Chris Talsness, DVM, MSc
Medical Editor

Amanda Thomason, BA
Medical Writer

Janel Titus, PhD
Manager, Content Operations

Tanya Tupper, PhD
Medical Writer

Robert van Lith, PhD
Medical Editor

Michelle Vidoni, MPH, PhD
Medical Writer

John Wilkinson IV, PhD
Medical Writer

Mary Woodbury Hooper, BA
Medical Writer

Sifei Xing, PhD
Medical Writer

Vincent Yip, PhD
Medical Editor, Team Lead, CCMS

Managing Editors

Jill Angelosanto, PhD
Associate Managing Editor

Cosma Dellisanti, PhD
Associate Managing Editor

Christine Dunbar-McLellan, MA, CRTT
Managing Editor

Kate Eliot, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC
Associate Managing Editor

Judy Erkmann, PhD
Associate Managing Editor

Emily Kontos, ScM, ScD
Associate Managing Editor

James LaRue, MPH, MLIS
Managing Editor

James McLellan, PhD
Associate Managing Editor

Rachel Walker, MA
Associate Managing Editor

Physician Leadership

William Aird, MD
Senior Deputy Editor for Hematology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, and Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Member, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Brian S. Alper, MD, MSPH, FAAFP
Founder of DynaMed
Vice President of Innovations and EBM Development
EBSCO Information Services
Clinical Research Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Missouri School of Medicine
Columbia, MO

Scott Barron, MD, FAAP
Deputy Editor of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Physician
Nemours Children’s Hospital
Orlando, FL

Julie Bellet, MD
Associate Deputy Editor

Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP
Executive Editor
Associate Professor of Family Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA

Thomas Hilts, DO, FAAFP
Associate Deputy Editor
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Michigan State University
Grand Rapids, MI

Vito Iacoviello, MD, FIDSA
Deputy Editor of Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Rheumatology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases
Mount Auburn Hospital
Cambridge, MA

Patricia Kavanagh, MD
Deputy Editor of Systematic Literature Surveillance (SLS)
Attending Physician, Pediatrics Emergency Department
Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Boston University School of Medicine
Massachusetts, United States

Peter Oettgen, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP
Editor in Chief
Member, Division of Cardiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Alexander Rae-Grant, MD, FRCP (C)
Deputy Editor of Neurology, Palliative Care
Neurologist
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Ohio, United States

Dan Randall, MD, MPH, FACP
Deputy Editor of Internal Medicine

Terence Trow, MD, FACP, FCCP
Deputy Editor of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Ex-Director of the Yale Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Monica Zangwill, MD, MPH
Associate Deputy Editor