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Epocrates Mobile Resource Centers offer clinicians useful, up-to-date medical news and scientific abstracts, selected by a Contributing Editor who is a leading researcher or expert in the field.

Review articles, scientific abstracts and conference highlights

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STEP 1: Select the Resource Center icon from your home page

STEP 2: Select a Resource Center from the list

STEP 3: View the latest articles, author digest, clinical news, and scientific abstracts

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Allergy

Contributing Editor Bio
Robert A. Wood, M.D., Director of the Pediatric Allergy Clinics, Director of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, and Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Robert A. Wood, M.D., is Director of the Pediatric Allergy Clinics, Director of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, and Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as well as Professor of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Wood's awards include the 1997 Founder's Award from The Food Allergy Network. Dr. Wood is an internationally recognized expert in food allergy and childhood asthma and has published over 100 articles in scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Pediatrics, and the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, as well as numerous books and book chapters. He has served on numerous editorial boards and is currently deputy editor for the journal Pediatric Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology.

Alzheimer's Disease

Contributing Editor Bio
George T. Grossberg, M.D., Samuel W. Fordyce Professor of Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry in the Department of Neurology & Psychiatry at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is a recipient of the Missouri Adult Day Care Association Outstanding Physician Award and the Fleishman-Hillard Award. Dr. Grossberg has served as a consultant to the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, chaired the development of clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of depression in nursing homes for the American Medical Directors Association, and developed educational guidelines on Alzheimer disease for the American Academy of Family Practice. Dr. Grossberg has edited 8 textbooks and contributed over 400 articles, chapters, and abstracts to the geriatric literature. He currently serves as Geriatric Psychiatry Section Editor for Current Psychiatry, and he is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Demencia Hoy, and the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.

Atrial Fibrillation

Contributing Editor Bio
Douglas P. Zipes, M.D., Distinguished Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine Douglas P. Zipes, MD, is Distinguished Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Zipes is a member of the Association of American Physicians and the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He has received the Cor Vitae Award, the Herrick Award, and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Heart Association; the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society; and the Cardiostim Medal. Dr. Zipes is the founding editor-in-chief of Heart Rhythm, and he serves on the editorial boards of many peer-reviewed journals, as well as on the medical advisory board for ABCNews.com and the editorial board of the Saturday Evening Post. He has published over 800 medical articles and more than 20 textbooks.

Bipolar Disorder

Contributing Editor Bio
Charles L. Bowden, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio Charles L. Bowden, M.D., is the Nancy U. Karren Clinical Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and a Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He has received many honors, including the 2008 NARSAD Falcone Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorder Research and the 2006 Mind of America Scientific Research Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. Dr. Bowden serves on the editorial boards of the journals Bipolar Disorders and Depression and Anxiety. He is an Associate Editor for Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica and a reviewer for several journals, including Archives of General Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, and the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Bowden's research principally concerns the symptomatic and biological characterization of bipolar disorder, as well as the effectiveness and pharmacodynamics of mood stabilizing drugs. He has acted as principal investigator for numerous studies and authored or co-authored more than 380 articles.

Diabetes

Contributing Editor Bio
Richard Jackson, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Richard Jackson, MD is a senior investigator in the Section on immunology and immunogenetics at Joslin Diabetes Center, where he established the Hood Center for Prevention of Childhood Diabetes and was part of the first multi-center clinical trials for prevention of type 1 diabetes. He is founder and medical director of Joslin's Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment (DOIT™) program and is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is currently Director of Medical Affairs, Healthcare Services, Strategic Initiative, where he works with Joslin's Affiliated Centers, outreach programs, and partnerships with non-profit and for-profit companies. He has authored more than 100 articles and reviews in peer-reviewed journals and has served on review boards for the National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes Association, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Contributing Editor Bio
Paul E. Sax, M.D., Clinical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the HIV Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital Paul E. Sax, M.D., is Clinical Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the HIV Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Sax has received numerous honors, including the 2009 Clinical Educator Award from the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the HIV Medicine Association. He is Editor-in-Chief of Journal Watch: AIDS Clinical Care, and he serves on the peer review board of the HIV/AIDS Section of UpToDate, as well as the editorial board of Medscape HIV/AIDS. Dr. Sax is on the core faculty of the International AIDS Society-USA and the New England AIDS Education and Training Center. He is a principal investigator for the AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a member of the Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing AIDS Complications (CEPAC) Research Group. Dr. Sax has authored or co-authored more than 100 journal articles, as well as the textbook HIV Essentials 2010, which is now in its third edition.

Infection Management

Contributing Editor Bio
John G. Bartlett, M.D., former Chief of Infectious Diseases and current Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University John G. Bartlett, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He served as Chief of the Infectious Diseases Division at Johns Hopkins for 26 years before stepping down in June of 2006. Dr. Bartlett is a past President of the Infectious Disease Society of America and has also served on editorial boards for 19 medical journals. He has authored over 500 articles and reviews in peer-reviewed journals, 280 book chapters, and 67 editions of 18 books.

Schizophrenia

Contributing Editor Bio
Jeffrey A. Lieberman, M.D., Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, Columbia University Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD, is the Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, as well as Director of the Lieber Center for Schizophrenia Research and Psychiatrist-in-Chief for New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center, in New York City. Dr. Lieberman is a member of the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine, and he has received many honors, including the Adolph Meyer Award for Research in Psychobiology and the Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research. Dr. Lieberman's research focuses on the neurobiology of schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders, and he has been widely published in peer-reviewed journals. He serves on the editorial board of more than a dozen clinical journals and is an Associate Editor of Psychiatric Quarterly. Dr. Lieberman has also edited or co-edited 8 books, including the textbooks Psychiatry and Comprehensive Care of Schizophrenia: A Textbook of Clinical Management, and he has contributed to more than 50 book chapters on schizophrenia.

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