Experts Guide
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Todd Jenkins, M.D.

Gynecologic surgery • Abnormal uterine bleeding • Patient engagement

Anath Shalev, M.D.

Diabetes research, drug discovery, and novel treatment approaches • Beta cell and islet biology • Type 1 diabetes • Type 2 diabetes • microRNAs

Summerlin will serve on a six-member national committee responsible for selecting the assembly’s Notable Children’s Books of 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Rachael Lee, M.D.

Healthcare epidemiology • Infection prevention • Outbreak of infectious disease locally and globally including the flu • Multi-drug resistant pathogens in relation to infection control

Benjamin Greene, M.D.

Head and neck oncology • Microvascular reconstruction • Facial nerve repair and rehabilitation

Head and neck oncology
· Microvascular reconstruction
· Facial nerve repair and rehabilitation

Allyson Hall, Ph.D.

Health care policy, including the Affordable Care Act and new policies as they arise • Federal and state health policy issues • Medicaid

Terri Call, O.D.

Primary optometric care • Ocular disease • Low vision

Mark Bailey, D.O., Ph.D.

Pain management — treatment and solutions

Audra Williams, M.D.

Abnormal uterine bleeding and fibroids • Women’s reproductive health • Family planning • Sexual health • Perimenopause and menopause

Garvey said a health care provider should work with a patient to understand that while achieving an “ideal” body weight might be a goal, that can be difficult.
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