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J. Paul Leight is a professor of public health sciences at UC Davis. He studies econometrics and health and labor economics. He has extensive background is in statistics, forecasting, microeconomics, macroeconomics and health services administration. Before coming to UC Davis, he served as a professor of economics at San Jose State University and as a senior health economist at Stanford University Medical Center. He has also served as an associate professor of preventive medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Leight received his B.A. from the University of Oregon B.A.

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Dr. Elena Volpi is an professor of geriatric medicine and holds the Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine and the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She also is director of the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory at the Sealy Center on Aging. Volpi is an endocrinologist, a gerontologist and an expert in human metabolism. Her research on muscle metabolism in aging dates back to 1996.

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Dr. Douglas Owens is a general internist, an professor of medicine and (by courtesy) of health research and policy at Stanford University, a senior investigator at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System's Center for Health Care Evaluation, and a core faculty member at CHP/PCOR. He directs the Stanford-UCSF Evidence-based Practice Center, the program on clinical decision-making and guideline development at PCOR, and the Palo Alto VA's ambulatory care fellowship program.

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David Herzog is an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where he teaches computer-assisted reporting. He also serves as the academic adviser to the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, a joint program of the Missouri School of Journalism and Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. He is managing editor of Uplink, the institute's online newsletter on computer-assisted reporting. He is the author of the book Mapping the News: Case Studies in GIS and Journalism, published by ESRI Press.

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Dr. Himmelstein practices and teaches primary care internal medicine at the Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he serves as the Chief of the Division of Social and Community Medicine, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard. He is a co-founder of PNHP and one of two National Coordinators for the first five years of the organization. Dr. Himmelstein co-authored PNHP's original proposal, its long-term care proposal, and its proposal for financing a national health program.

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Adriane Fugh-Berman, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Master's program (the first program in the field of CAM assessment to offer a basic sciences master's degree), Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Fugh-Berman's current research focuses on the rational use of both conventional and complementary therapies. She is the principal investigator of PharmedOut, a project to educate physicians about the influence that pharmaceutical companies have on prescribing.

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Journalists are using geographic information software (GIS) to map data for stories and graphics about toxic health threats, prescription medicine abuse and EMS response times. Here are more ideas for using GIS in your health reporting.

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