Medical Review Board

The Healthwise Medical Review Board is directed by our chief medical officer, Dr. Adam C. Husney, and our medical directors, Dr. Kathleen Romito and Dr. Elizabeth T. Russo. Dr. Christine Maldonado provides leadership on behavioral health issues for all Healthwise products. There is also a panel of board-certified Medical Editors and a Science Advisory Board who are involved in planning, product and content development, and the regular and routine review of content written by Healthwise.

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Healthwise Clinical Team

Adam C. Husney, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Family Medicine, Boise, ID

Kathleen Romito, MD

Medical Director
Family Medicine, Boise, ID

Elizabeth T. Russo, MD

Medical Director
Internal Medicine, Boston, MA

Christine Maldonado, PhD

Behavioral Health Specialist
Behavioral Health, Boise, ID

Medical Editors

Steven J. Atlas, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine, Boston, MA

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD

Rheumatology, Boston, MA

Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP

Internal Medicine, Durham, NC

John Pope, MD

Pediatrics, Phoenix, AZ

E. Gregory Thompson, MD

Internal Medicine, Boise, ID

Science Advisory Board

David E. Arterburn, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine, Seattle, WA

Michael Barry, MD

Internal Medicine, Boston, MA

Michael F. Bierer, MD

Internal Medicine/Addiction Medicine, Boston, MA

Wendy Y. Chen, MD

Hematology/Oncology, Boston, MA

O. Kenrik Duru, MD

Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, FACP

Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease, Seattle, WA

Kathleen M. Fairfield, MD, MPH, DrPH

Internal Medicine, Portland, ME

Rafael (Ralph) Gonzales, MD, MSPH

Internal Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Ethan A. Halm, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine, Dallas, TX

Neil R. Powe, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine, Oakland, CA

Karen R. Sepucha, PhD

Health Decisions Science, Boston, MA

John W. Williams Jr, MD, MHSC

Internal Medicine, Durham, NC

John B. Wong, MD

Internal Medicine/Clinical Decision Making, Boston, MA