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Course content was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with members of the CDC Expert Panel on Hemochromatosis.

Content

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michele Reyes, PhD
Epidemiologist and Hemochromatosis Team Leader

Heidi Michels Blanck, MS, PhD
Epidemiologist

Daurice Grossniklaus, RN, MS, MEd
Instructional Designer


CDC Expert Panel on Hemochromatosis

Each content specialist has signed a conflict of interest disclosure form that is on file at the CDC and verifies that no conflict of interest exists between the content specialists and the information provided in this online training module. Meetings were held May 9–10, 2000; August 24–25, 2002; and October 23–24, 2002.

Ron Acton, PhD
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

James Barton, MD
Southern Iron Disorders Center
Birmingham, AL

Alan T. Bombard, MD
Aetna U.S. Healthcare
San Ramon, CA

Linda Bradley, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Kenneth Bridges, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Gary Brittenham, MD
Columbia University
Columbia, NY

David G. Brooks, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Wylie Burke, MD, PhD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Corwin Q. Edwards, MD
University of Utah and LDS Hospital
Salt Lake City, UT

Vincent Felitti, MD
Kaiser Permanente
La Jolla, CA

James Haddow, MD
Foundation for Blood Research
Scarborough, ME

Maj. Eric Hanson, USAF, MC, SFS
Operational Biotechnology and Genomics
Falls Church, VA

Alexander Hover, MD
St. John’s Regional Health Center
Springfield, MO

Richard A. King, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Michael L. LeFevre, MD, MSPH
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Debra Lochner Doyle
Washington State Department of Health
Seattle, WA

Pradyumna Phatak, MD
Rochester General Hospital
Rochester, NY

Linda Pinsky, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Reed Pyeritz MD, PhD
The University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Jacob Reiss, MD
Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Clackamas, OR

Marion Priscilla Short, MD
American Medical Association
Chicago, IL

Case Studies

Daurice Grossniklaus, RN, MS, MEd
CDC Instructional Designer

David G. Brooks, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Kenneth Bridges, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Corwin Q. Edwards, MD
Salt Lake City, UT

Vincent Felitti, MD
Kaiser Permanente
La Jolla, CA

Pradyumna Phatak, MD
Rochester General Hospital
Rochester, NY

Jacob Reiss, MD
Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Clackamas, OR

A special thanks to Drs. Brooks, Edwards, and Phatak for their assistance throughout the development of this online course.

Evaluation

Diane Dunet, MPA, PhD
CDC Program Evaluator

Daurice Grossniklaus, RN, MS, MEd
CDC Instructional Designer

Michele Volansky, MPH
Westat

Glossary and References

Kiley Driskell, BS
CDC Public Health Research Fellow

Graphics

Kiley Driskell, BS
CDC Public Health Research Fellow

Gene Fender BFA
Graphic Artist

Health Communication Specialist

Susan Leonard, BA
CDC Health Communication Specialist

Web Design Consultant

Frederick Noble, BFA, BBA
Northrop Grumman consultant for the CDC, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity

Acknowledgements — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Barbara Bowman, PhD; Mary Cogswell, RN, DRPH; William H Dietz, MD, PhD; David Freeman, PhD; Suzianne Garner BA; Nancy Gathany, MEd; Sharon Hall, RN, PhD; Laura Kettel Khan, PhD; Muin J Khoury, MD, PhD and the Office of Genomics; Guissepina Imperatore, MD, PhD; Rose Marie McIntyre, RN, MS; Helen McClintock, BA; Dave Ramsey, MPH, CHES; Mary Serdula, MD; Joe Sniezek, MD; Amy Strickland, BS; Brian Strife, BS; Frank Vinicor, MD

Other Acknowledgements

Randy Alexander and the Iron Disorders Institute; Bill Evans
Sunil Hazari, EdD; Leigh Ann Heaton, BFA

Contact Us

If you are looking for basic information about hemochromatosis and hereditary hemochromatosis, visit the CDC Web site Iron Overload and Hemochromatosis for information designed to assist patients and their families maintain healthy lifestyles.

If you encounter problems with this course you can contact us via cdcinfo@cdc.gov. Please include the URL(s) of the page(s) you are having trouble using.

Disclaimer: This Web site training course does not define a standard of care, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive management course. Standards of medical care are determined on the basis of all the facts and circumstances involved in an individual case and are subject to change as scientific knowledge and technology advance and patterns evolve.

Recommendations from the CDC-sponsored Hemochromatosis Expert Panel convened in Atlanta, GA, May 9–10, 2000; Santa Fe, NM, August 25–26, 2002; and Atlanta, GA, October 23–24, 2002, are included in the course content.

 

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