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Barbara Stokes and Antoine Helewa

  • Arthritis

Barbara Stokes began her work as a community-based physical therapist with The Arthritis Society in Canada. She has held an academic appointment at the University of Ottawa School of Rehabilitation and, in over thirty-five years in the field, has worked as a clinician, a director of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program, and an educator of patients and health care providers. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

Antoine Helewa is Professor Emeritus at the School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario. His career in physical therapy and clinical epidemiology spans five decades. His primary field of research and clinical interests are in rheumatology and epidemiology. He lives in London, Ontario.

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  • Arthritis

Bob Seebohar, M.S., R.D., C.S.C.S.

Bob Seebohar, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D., C.S.C.S., is one of the first Board Certified Specialists in Sports Dietetics and is a Sport Dietitian for the United States Olympic Committee where he provides nutrition expertise for Olympic athletes. He is one of the foremost experts on nutrition for endurance athletes and is a regular speaker at many national level conferences as well as triathlon and cycling coaching education clinics. Bob is also an exercise physiologist, a USA Triathlon Certified Elite Coach, a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a competitive triathlete and runner.

Catherine Regan, Ph.D.

Catherine Regan, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and spiritual director with a background in health education and health psychology. She has over 20 years experience teaching deep relaxation and meditation as pathways to individual and collective wellbeing. She created and recorded “Time for Healing” as a complement to the Chronic Disease Self Management Program developed at Stanford University.

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Catherine Regan, PhD, and Rick Seidel, PhD

Catherine Regan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and spiritual director with a background in health education and health psychology. She has over 20 years experience teaching deep relaxation and meditation as pathways to individual and collective wellbeing. She created and recorded “Time for Healing” as a complement to the Chronic Disease Self Management Program developed at Stanford University.

Rick Seidel, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who has been practicing for over 20 years. He has taught relaxation and imagery techniques throughout his career. Rick has worked with the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program since the early 2000's as a group leader, trainer, and researcher.

Christina Schmidt, M.S. Nutrition

Christina Schmidt, MS is a nutritionist and a certified nutrition educator who has been featured on NBC’s Today show and has written nutrition articles for The Bump magazine. She is the author of Baby Bistro Box® and Toddler Bistro Box®. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.

D. Jeanne Roberts, M.A.

  • Taking Care of Caregivers

D. Jeanne Roberts, MA is a social worker who holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration. She and her sister, Rebecca Blain, shared caregiving responsibilities during the illness of their mother and experienced all of the devastation that accompanies Alzeheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Reflection after her mother's death enabled Mrs. Roberts to develop this program, which has been implemented in hospitals, nursing homes and adult day health centers.

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  • Taking Care of Caregivers

Deborah D. Stewart

Deborah Davis Stewart has focused on making complex information understandable throughout her career as a health professional and advocate for children’s safety. She was in the Peace Corps in India and with Planned Parenthood in Washington, DC working in family planning and nutrition in both organizations. She ran a national advocacy group focused on child safety in motor vehicles and continues her leadership in this field. In the last decade she has written low-reading-level materials focused on the health issues of mothers and children from pregnancy through the early years of childhood.

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Deborah D. Stewart, Linda S. Ungerleider, R.N., M.S.N.

Deborah Davis Stewart has focused on making complex information understandable throughout her career as a health professional and advocate for children's safety. She was in the Peace Corps in India and with Planned Parenthood in Washington, DC working in family planning and nutrition in both organizations. She ran a national advocacy group focused on child safety in motor vehicles and continues her leadership in this field. In the last decade she has written low-reading-level material materials focused on the health issues of mothers and children from pregnancy through the early years of childhood.

Linda S. Ungerleider, R.N., M.S.N., began working with families as a nurse in the Peace Corps in India. For many years there-after she was a childbirth educator and professor in maternal child health, and she now teaches an international course on pregnancy and the first year of life in Sweden each year. She is currently a Ph.D. student in international primary health at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

Deborah Stewart, Jenny Harvey

Author Deborah Stewart is a health educator, car safety expert, and grandmother with many years of experience writing simply about pregnancy, infant health, and safety. Her new co-author Jenny Harvey brings experience in human development, family support, injury prevention, perinatal health, and infant care. Jenny has spent her career supporting, educating, and empowering families to be healthy, safe, and happy.

Earlene Dal Pozzo, M.D., Joann Dilts, M.A.

  • When It Happens to You

Earlene Dal Pozzo, M.D., is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst in private practice in Denver, CO. She is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Joann Dilts, M.A., worked for many years as a teacher, freelance editor, and state park naturalist.

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  • When It Happens to You
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