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Mulrow C, Lawrence V, Ackermann R, et al. Garlic: Effects on Cardiovascular Risks and Disease, Protective Effects Against Cancer, and Clinical Adverse Effects. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2000 Oct. (Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 20.)

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Appendix B. Contributors

We owe a major debt of gratitude to the following groups of multidisciplinary experts from around the world who assisted in preparing this report: 10 national advisory panel members and 5 technical experts who helped define the scope and shape the content, 20 peer reviewers representing a variety of backgrounds and viewpoints, and 4 scientific authors who provided additional data from their studies.

National Advisory Panel

Marilyn Barrett, PhD
Owner and Principal
Pharmacognosy Consulting Services

Mark Blumenthal
Executive Director
American Botanical Council

David Eisenberg, MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Lucinda Miller, PharmD, BCPS
Editor
Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy

Richard Nahin, MPH, PhD
Acting Director
Division of Extramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Mary Ann Richardson, DrPH
Assistant Professor and Director
The University of Texas -- Houston Health Science Center School of Public Health
The University of Texas Center for Alternative Medicine Research in Cancer

Nancy Ridenour, RN, PhD, CS, FNC, FAAN
Dean
College of Nursing
Illinois State University

David Schardt
Associate Nutritionist
Center for Science in the Public Interest

William A. Watson, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT
Professor (Clinical) and Managing Director
Department of Surgery
South Texas Poison Center
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Elizabeth Yetley, PhD
Director
Office of Special Nutritionals
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Food and Drug Administration

Technical Experts

Eric Block, PhD
Professor
Department of Chemistry
State University of New York at Albany

Powel Brown, MD, PhD
Associate Professor and Director
Cancer Prevention Program
Baylor Breast Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Christopher Gardner, PhD
Nutrition Specialist
Center for Research in Disease Prevention
Stanford University

Paul Heidenreich, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System

Nancy C. Russell, MPH
Cancer Prevention Specialist
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Peer Reviewers

Twenty peer reviewers provided insightful comments and feedback on our draft report.

Harunobu Amagase, PhD
Director
Research and Development
Wakunga of America Co., Ltd.

Terry Bazzarre, PhD
Staff Scientist
American Heart Association National Center

Heiner Berthold, MD, PhD
Director
Institute for Clinical Research
Department of Clinical Pharmacology
Center for Cardiovascular Diseases Rotenberg

Shah Ebrahim, MD
Professor
Department of Social Medicine
University of Bristol

Robert Eckel, MD
Professor
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado Health Science Center

Patricia Ganz, MD
Professor
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California at Los Angeles Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Eric Gershwin, MD
Division Chief and Professor
Division of Rheumatology/Allergy/Clinical Immunology
Department of Internal Medicine
University of California at Davis School of Medicine

Lee Hooper, BSc, SRD
Sub-Editor
Cochrane Heart Group

Elizabeth Jeffery, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Peter Josling, BSc
Director
Garlic Information Centre

Ruth Kava, PhD, RD
Director of Nutrition
American Council on Science and Health

Larry Lawson, PhD
Research Scientist
Murdock Madaus Schwabe

David Lee, PhD
Director
Natural Products Laboratory
McLean Hospital

Klaus Linde, MD
Researcher
Centre for Complementary Medicine Research
Department of Internal Medicine
Technical University

Srini Srinivasan, PhD
Director
Dietary Supplements Division
U. S. Pharmacopeia

Kathleen Stevens, RN, EdD, FAAN
Professor
Department of Family Nursing
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Margaret Thorogood, MD
Reader in Public Health and Preventative Medicine
Department of Public Health and Policy
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Jeffrey White, MD
Director
Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health

Christopher Williams, MD
Coordinating Editor
Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Review Group
Institute of Health Sciences

Wendell Winters, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Authors Who Provided Additional Data

Some articles included in this report had relevant missing data from their publications. We contacted the authors requesting this information. Our heartfelt thanks to those who responded:

  • Heiner K. Berthold, MD, PhD
  • Jürgen Koscielny, MD, PhD
  • Benjamin H.S. Lau, MD
  • Christopher Gardner, PhD

San Antonio Evidence-based Practice Center and Veterans Evidence-based Research, Dissemination, and Implementation Center Staff

Project Leaders

Cynthia Mulrow, MD, MSc
EPC Director

Valerie Lawrence, MD, MSc
Principal Investigator

Project Investigators

Ronald Ackermann, MD
Laura Morbidoni, MD
Christine Aguilar, MD, MPH
Elaine Chiquette, PharmD
Veronica Young, PharmD

Meta-Analysts

Gilbert Ramirez, DrPH
John E. Cornell, PhD

Information Specialists

Andrew Vickers, MD (Consultant)
Martha Harris, MLS, MA

Technical Writer and Peer-Review Coordinator

Jennifer Arterburn, MTSC

Computer Resources

David Mullins

Administrative Support

Annie Almanza
Linn Morgan

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