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Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Assessment of the Evidence
dependence. She has conducted large-scale longitudinal epidemiologic studies, including on PTSD, low birthweight, and migraine headaches in relation to psychiatric comorbidity. The American Association for the Study of Headache honored her work on the prospective relationship between major depression and migraine with the Wolf Award. She has had continued National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant support from 1980. Additionally, for a period of 10 consecutive years, from 1982 to 1992, she was supported by National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) KO2 Research Scientist Development Awards. She is rated as Highly Cited in the ISIHighlyCited. com indexing service. Since 1980, Dr. Breslau has served on numerous NIH review committees. She was a member of the NIMH Consensus Development Panel for ADHA, the DSM-IV Work Group on GAD Mixed Anxiety-Depression. She served on the Test Committee Behavioral Science, Part I, the National Board of Medical Examiners. From 1982 to 1986, she served as coeditor of Medical Care. She is currently associate editor of two scientific journals, Nicotine and Tobacco Research and the International Journalof Methods in Psychiatric Research and is a member of the Editorial Board of Archives of General Psychiatry.
Steven Goodman, M.D., M.H.S., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Oncology, Pediatrics, Biostatistics, and Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Schools of Public Health and Medicine. He trained in medicine at NYU, in pediatrics at Washington University, and in epidemiology and biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University. His main expertise is in evidence synthesis, clinical trial analysis and design, and foundations of inference. He is editor of the journal Clinical Trials: Journal of the Society for Clinical Trials, and has been statistical editor for the Annals of Internal Medicine since 1987. He was a co-director of the Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Center and the doctoral program in epidemiology. He is the scientific advisor for the National Blue Cross/Blue Shield Technology Assessment Program, was a member of the Medicare Coverage Advisory Commission, and he has participated in a wide range of Institute of Medicine panels and committees: the Committee on Immunization Safety Review, the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides (Second Biennial Update), Review of Evidence Regarding Link Between Exposure to Agent Orange and Diabetes, Alternative Models to Daubert Standards, and the IOM Workshop on Estimating the Contribution of Lifestyle-Related Factors to Preventable Death.
Muriel D. Lezak, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and Professor Emerita in the Department of Neurology at the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine. Dr. Lezak has many publications on cognitive, emotional, and social consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI). She has