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.

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.


  • Arthritis

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.

Ellyn Satter, R.D., M.S., M.S.S.W.

Ellyn Satter, MS, RD, CICSW, BCD, is an internationally recognized authority on eating and feeding. She is an author, trainer, psychotherapist, and eating therapist with over 30 years' experience in helping people of all ages learn positive and natural ways of becoming competent with their eating.

Christine Berman, M.P.H., R.D., Jacki Fromer

Christine Berman, M.P.H., R.D., is a registered dietitian and the nutrition consultant for Marin Head Start, and the owner of Feeding Frenzy, a nutrition consulting and educational product business.

Jacki Fromer was a licensed Family Day Care provider for 10 years and program coordinator of Family Day Care training and support services at the Marin Child Care Council.

Valerie Sayce and Ian Fraser

Valerie Sayce is the physical activities educator at the Australian Arthritis Foundation in Victoria, Australia. Ian Fraser is the author of numerous handbooks for teachers. Both live in Victoria.