Donald Vickery, MD, was a pioneer in the self-care and wellness movement. A graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Medical School, he was the author of many books, including Take Care of Yourself and Life Plan and in 2003 he was awarded the American College of Preventive Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award.
Larry Matson, Ed.D., is an expert in the role of physical activity in the management of chronic disease. As a health/medical writer and fitness coach certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, he specializes in evaluating evidence and making complex information useful and easy to understand.
Carol Vickery, RN, MSN, is a Public Health Nurse with the Nurse Family Partnership Program in Colorado and has nearly 40 years of experience in nursing, including Critical Care, Community Health, Wellness, telephone counseling and Maternal Child Health.