The book presents studies of various kinds of liars, including pathological liars, con artists and people who deliberately injure themselves in order to fake illness.
Heaton recently developed a Department of Transportation medical examiner certification review course sponsored by the UAB School of Nursing.
Kirklin is the director of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery; he began his career at UAB in 1979 and performed the first heart transplant at UAB in 1981.
Tilt completed his internship and residency at UAB and holds certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Higgins joined the UAB faculty in 1983 and served as co-director of the Heflin Center for Human Genetics and director of the Biochemistry Fermentation Facility.