Special Communication  |   January 2008
JAOA Peer Reviewers, 2007
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Special Communication   |   January 2008
JAOA Peer Reviewers, 2007
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, January 2008, Vol. 108, 37-38. doi:
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, January 2008, Vol. 108, 37-38. doi:
JAOA Peer Reviewers For 5 Consecutive Years
THE JOURNAL is proud to recognize those dedicated professionals who have served as JAOA peer reviewers for 5 consecutive years. Thank you to the following individuals who are helping move the JAOA from .good to great.: 
David A. Baron, DO, MSEd, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Temple University (Lower Gwynedd, Pa) 
Brian H. Hallas, PhD, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology (Old Westbury) 
Raymond J. Hruby, DO, Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (Pomona, Calif) 
Hollis H. King, DO, PhD, University of North Texas Health Science Center.Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Worth) 
Bernard R. Rubin, DO, MPH, University of North Texas Health Science Center. Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Worth) 
JAOA Peer Reviewers, 2007
Jack E. Belen, DO,* Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Consultants PC (Commerce Township, Mich) 
David R. Boesler, DO* (Fort Lauderdale, Fla) 
Joseph John Calabro, DO, Physicians' Practice Enhancement (Red Bank, NJ) 
Humayun Chaudhry, DO,* Commissioner of Health (Hauppauge, NY) 
Fransesco Chiappelli, PhD* (Los Angeles, Calif) 
Zachary Comeaux, DO* (Lewisburg, WVa) 
Michael A. Cook, DO* (Staten Island, NY) 
Hugh H. Corddry, DO* (Longwood, Fla) 
Timothy J. Craig, DO,* Penn State University College of Medicine (Hershey, Pa) 
Rocco J. Crescenzo, DO,* Liberty Oncology (Norristown, Pa) 
Alan D. Cundari, DO,* Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Western University Medical Center (Pomona, Calif) 
Tyler C. Cymet, DO (Owings Mills, Md) 
Brian F. Degenhardt, DO, Director, A.T. Still Research Institute; Assistant Vice President for Osteopathic Research, A.T. Still University—Kirksville (Mo) College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Anthony H. Dekker, DO* (Phoenix, Ariz) 
Jerry L. Dickey, DO* (Fort Worth, Tex) 
Vincent G. Duffy, PhD, Purdue University, School of Industrial Engineering (West Lafayette, Ind) 
Steven L. Edell, DO,* Women's Imaging Center of Delaware (Wilmington) 
Paul R. Ehrmann, DO* (Royal Oak, Mich) 
David C. Eland, DO,* Associate Professor, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine; Director, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Fellowship Program (Athens, Ohio) 
Paul Evans, DO, Vice Dean, Georgia Campus—Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Suwanee) 
Jeffrey S. Freeman, DO* (Philadelphia, Pa) 
Frederick G. Freitag, DO,* Associate Director (Chicago, Ill) 
Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO, Department of Geriatrics, Philadelphia (Pa) College of Osteopathic Medicine 
Thomas C. Gentile, Jr,* Director, Medical Affairs, St John's Health System (Warren, Mich) 
Norman Gevitz, PhD, Chairman, Department of Social Medicine, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Athens) 
John R. Gimpel, DO, MEd, Vice President, Clinical Skills Testing, National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners; Associate Professor of Family Medicine; Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Lafayette Hill, Pa) 
Mark Edward Gittins, DO* (Columbus, Ohio) 
Christopher C. Glisson, DO* (Grand Rapids, Mich) 
Louis C. Haenel, DO* (Cherry Hill, NJ) 
Carl Hoegerl, DO,* Resident and Clinical Assistant Instructor, Neurology, State University of New York at Stoney Brook (Bloomsburg, Pa) 
H. James Jones, DO* Western University Medical Center (Hanford, Calif) 
John M. Jones, DO,* Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine (Henderson) 
Douglas J. Jorgenson, DO,* Manchester (Me) Osteopathic Healthcare 
Charles L. Kaluza, DO* (Portland, Ore) 
Richard B. Kanoff, DO,* Mercy Fitzgerald Medical Office Building (Darby, Pa) 
Michael Keil, DO* (Grand Rapids, Mich) 
Moez Khorsandi, DO* (Beverly Hills, Calif) Ronald A. Kirschner, DO* (Bala Cynwyd, Pa) 
Kerry L. Kole, DO* (Rochester, Mich) 
Nelson P. Kopyt, DO, Nephrology Hypertension Associates of the Lehigh Valley (Easton, Pa) 
Milind J. Kothari, DO, Director, Neurology Residency Program; Associate Professor, Neurology, Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey, Pa) 
Richard J. LaBaere II, DO* (Ortonville, Mich) 
Raymond G. Lande, DO, South Carolina Department of Mental Health (Silver Spring, Md) 
Eric S. Langer, DO,* Tricounty Endocrinology & Nuclear Medicine PC (Warren, Mich) 
Martin S. Levine, DO, MPH* (Bayonne, NJ) 
Richard A. Levy, MD* (Chicago, Ill) 
Jay M. Lonsway, DO* (Marshall, Mich) 
Lawrence P. MacCree, DO* (Roseburg, Ore) 
Anthony J. Malcoun, DO* (Grosse Pointe, Mich) 
Nathaniel T. Marchetti, DO (Collegeville, Pa) 
Ronald V. Marino, DO, MPH,* Professor, Clinical Pediatrics, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and Stoney Brook Medical School; Associate Chair, Winthrop Pediatrics Associates (Mineola, NY) 
Robin B. McFee, DO, MPH,* Assistant Professor, Department of Preventative Medicine, State University of New York; President, Emergistics US Inc (Worcester, Mass) 
Norman J. Montalto, DO,* Associate Professor, Family Medicine (Charleston, WVa) 
Chayim Newmark, MD* (Livingston, NJ) 
Michael A. Nigro, DO (Farmington Hills, Mich) 
Donald Robert Noll, DO* (Kirksville, Mo) 
Timothy P. Obarski, DO* (Columbus, Ohio) 
MAJ Marguerite Persi, DO, PhD, MC, USA* (Burke, Va) 
Raymond M. Pertusi, DO* (Revere, Mass) 
Gregory M. Pharo, DO,* Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Program Director of Pain Medicine Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa) 
Ronald Portanova, PhD,* Chairman, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Levittown, NY) 
Walter C. Prozialeck, PhD,* Chairman & Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Downers Grove, Ill) 
Russell E. Raymond, DO,* Cleveland (Ohio) Clinic Foundation 
John Rogers, MD, MPH,* Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Tex) 
Mark Sandhouse, DO (Fort Lauderdale, Fla) 
Donald J. Sefcik, DO, Academic Chairman and Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Portage, Ind) 
David A. Simpson, DO* (Farmington Hills, Mich) 
Gary L. Slick, DO,* Vice President for Academic Affairs (Tulsa, Okla) 
Philip C. Slocum, DO, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean, A.T. Still University—Kirksville (Mo) College of Osteopathic Medicine 
David L. Smull, DO,* Director, Heart Failure Program (Winston-Salem, NC) 
Donald G. Spaeth, DO, PhD,* Family Practice Residency Director (Salyersville, Ky) 
Kenneth J. Steier, DO (Melville, NY) 
Michael T. Stephenson, PhD* (College Station, Tex) 
Scott T. Stoll, DO, PhD,* Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center—Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Worth) 
Sarah P. Towne, DO, RN, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California (Vallejo) 
John Triano, DC,* Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) 
Richard L. Van Buskirk, DO, PhD* (Sarasota, Fla) 
Norman E. Vinn, DO* (San Clemente, Calif) 
David A. Wald, DO* (Wynnewood, Pa) 
Michael J. Weiting, DO, MEd* (Tazewell, Tenn) 
Frank H. Willard, PhD,* University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (Biddeford, Me) 
Sandra Kay Willsie, DO, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Professor of Medicine, Dean, Kansas City (Mo) University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Educational Consortium 
Phillip C. Zinni III, DO,* Regional Medical Director, Harrah's Health & Wellness Center (Las Vegas, Nev) 
 The consultants in the following list have reviewed manuscripts submitted for publication in JAOA—The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association during the previous calendar year. As noted, the names of reviewers who have joined The Journal's peer-reviewer roster since the publication of the January 2007 list of peer reviewers are indicated with an asterisk (*).
 The JAOA's editor in chief, associate editors, Editorial Advisory Board members, and staff acknowledge and thank the following experts for their dedication to the osteopathic medical profession as evidenced through their efforts to ensure the scientific validity and clinical usefulness of the JAOA, the premier scholarly publication of the osteopathic medical profession.
 Physicians, faculty members, and others within the healthcare professions who are interested in reviewing manuscripts for the JAOA are encouraged to visit for more information.
 Editor's note: Information on editorial consultants' professional titles and affiliations, when available, was taken from the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) member database as of January 15, 2008. The cities and states listed are, similarly, taken from the AOA database and display members' preferred mailing addresses, which are not necessarily in the same city or state as their designated institutions.
 AOA members who wish to update their personal contact information online may do so by logging on to the members-only section of the AOA's DO-Online Web site ( and clicking on “AOA Member Service Center.”
 Alternatively, members and associate members may call the AOA Member Service Center at (800) 621-1773 during regular business hours to update their contact information with a live representative.
 *Indicates new peer reviewer in 2007.