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Sandra LeFort, MN, PhD, Lisa Webster, RN, Kate Lorig, DrPH, Halsted Holman, MD, David Sobel, MPH, MD, Diana Laurent, MPH, Virginia González, MPH, Marian Minor, PT, PhD

Sandra LeFort, MN, PhD, is Professor Emeritus at Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada where she teaches and continues to do research in pain.

Lisa Webster, RN, is the clinical manager of Pain Management Centre at Hamilton General Hospital.

Kate Lorig, DrPH, is director and professor emeritus at Stanford University School of Medicine’s Patient Education Research Center.

Halsted Holman, MD, is professor emeritus at Stanford University School of Medicine.

David Sobel, MD, MPH was director of patient education and health promotion, The Permanente Medical Group, Northern California.

Diana Laurent, MPH, is a chronic disease health educator at Stanford Patient Education Research Center.

Virginia González, MPH, is a chronic disease health educator and consultant to Stanford Patient Education Research Center.

Marian Minor, PT, PhD, is professor emerita at the University of Missouri, Department of Physical Therapy.

Books

Sandra M. LeFort, MN, PhD and Lisa Webster, RN

  • Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Workbook with Moving Easy CD

Sandra LeFort, MN, PhD (right in photo), is professor emeritus at the School of Nursing, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada where she continues to do research in pain. She began working with people with pain problems in 1986 and developed the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program at McGill University in Montreal as part of her doctoral work. She partnered with Lisa Webster in 2006 and together have conducted numerous CPSMP training programs across Canada and the United States, in collaboration with Dr. Kate Lorig at Stanford University. Sandra lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland with her husband and two beautiful Labrador Retrievers. You can read more about Sandra at: http://www.mun.ca/nursing/grad/phd/index.php.

Lisa Webster, RN, is the Clinical Manager of the Pain Management Centre at Hamilton General Hospital.

Books

  • Chronic Pain Self-Management Program Workbook with Moving Easy CD

Scott Isaacs, M.D

Scott Isaacs, MD, FACP, FACE, is the medical director at Atlanta Endocrine Associates in Atlanta, Georgia, overseeing a multidisciplinary staff of professionals who offer state-of-the-art care in the fields of endocrinology, diabetes management, metabolism, general health, nutrition, and weight management.

Sue K. Milchovich, R.N., B.S.N., C.D.E., Barbara Dunn-Long, R.D.

Sue K. Milchovich, RN, BSN, CDE, is a Certified Nurse Educator for HealthCare Partners Medical Group, a member of the American Diabetes Association, and a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Barbara Dunn-Long, RD, is in private practice and is a member of the American Diabetes Association, and member of the American Dietetic Association.

Virginia González, MPH, Maria Hernández-Marin, Kate Lorig, DrPH, Halsted Holman, MD, David Sobel, MD, MPH, Diana Laurent, MPH, and Marian Minor, PT, PhD

Virginia González, MPH, is a chronic disease health educator and consultant to Stanford Patient Education Research Center.

Maria Hernández-Marin is a consultant to Stanford Patient Education Research Center.

Kate Lorig, RN, DrPH, is director and professor emeritus at Stanford University School of Medicine’s Patient Education Research Center.

Halsted Holman, MD, is professor emeritus at Stanford University School of Medicine.

David Sobel, MD, MPH was director of patient education and health promotion, The Permanente Medical Group, Northern California.

Diana Laurent, MPH, is a chronic disease health educator at Stanford Patient Education Research Center.

Marian Minor, PT, PhD, is professor emerita at the University of Missouri, Department of Physical Therapy.

Walter St. John, Ed.D.

A retired college professor, Walter St. John taught interpersonal communications skills and presented communications workshops throughout North America for over twenty years. His observation that there was a need for an accessible and useful resource for caregivers led to the development of this book. The methods in Solace were developed in conjunction with extensive research with patients and caregivers.

Books

Wayne Katon, M.D., Evette Ludman, Ph.D., Gregory E. Simon, M.D., M.P.H.

Wayne Katon, M.D., Evette Ludman, Ph.D., Gregory E. Simon, M.D., M.P.H. are members of a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, and primary care physicians who have worked with thousands of people coping with depression. They are affiliated with the Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound Center for Health Studies and the University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry.

William Marchand M.D.

William Marchand, MD is a board-certified academic psychiatrist and neuroscientist. He is currently Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Utah. After a number of years of treating mood disorders in clinical settings, he decided to focus his efforts on research into the neurobiology of mood and anxiety disorders as well as education or mental health providers and the general public.

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