EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Cynthia M.A. Geppert, MD, MA, MPH, MSBE, DPS
Chief, Consultation Psychiatry & Ethics, New Mexico VA Health Care System, Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director of Ethics Education, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico

EDITORIAL ADVISORY ASSOCIATION

Susanne G. Barnett, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
Madison, Wisconsin

Anthony Charles Breu III, MD
Hospitalist and Director, Resident Education VA Boston HCS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard University
Boston, Massachusetts

Loretta Coady-Fariborzian, MD
Section Chief of Plastic Surgery at Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor at University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Ramon L. Cuevas-Trisan, MD
Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service
Director, Rehabilitation & Pain Management Services
West Palm Beach VA Medical Center
West Palm Beach, Florida

David J. Cziperle, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Maywood, Illinois

Nina S. Davis, MD
Staff Surgeon
VA Portland Health Care System
Associate Professor, Urology & Urogynecology Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

H. Gene Dossett, MD, MBA
Chief, Orthopedic Surgery, Phoenix VA Health Care System-Mayo
Clinic Orthopedic Residency
Clinical Instructor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
and Science
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery,
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Paul B. Greenberg, MD, MPH
Chief, Health Professions Education
VA Office of Academic Affiliations
Staff Ophthalmologist, Providence VAMC
Professor of Surgery (Ophthalmology)
Alpert Medical School, Brown University

Peter Hauser, MD
Director, National VA Telemental Health Hub,
Cochair VHA Somatic Treatments Field Advisory Cmte
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry,
University of California, Irvine and San Diego
Long Beach, California

Ryan Holliday, PhD
Clinical Research Psychologist
Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Reasearch Education and Clinical Center for Suicide Prevention
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
Assistant Professor,
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

Marcia A. Johnson, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
Clinical Resource Hub
VA MidSouth Healthcare Network (VISN 9)
Nashville, Tennessee

Amir Mohammad, MD, MPH
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physician,
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
New Haven and Farmington, Connecticut

LCDR Casmir I. Ogbonna, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCGP, USPHS
Regulatory Health Review Officer, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Division of Orange Book Publication and Regulatory Assessment
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy
Temple University School of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

R. Brooks Robey, MD
Founding Chief, Nephrology & Hypertension
Associate Chief of Staff, Research &
Development,
White River Junction VA Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College
Lebanon, New Hampshire and White River
Junction, Vermont

William Rodríguez-Cintrón, MD, MACP
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Section Chief
Training Program Director, VA Caribbean HCS
San Juan, Puerto Rico

CAPT Gilbert Seda, MD, PhD, ABPP
Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Naval Medical Center San Diego
San Diego, California


L. Brannon Thomas, MD, PhD
Anatomic and Clinical Pathologist
Chief, Microbiology and Tissue Molecular Pathology
James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Cell Biology
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida

Col (Ret) Mona Pearl Treyball, PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN-K, USAF, NC
Professor and Specialty Director, Veteran and Military Health Care Academic Programs, University of Colorado College of Nursing
Aurora, Colorado

COL (Ret) Stanley Zagorski Jr, MD, USA
General, Minimally Invasive, and Bariatric Surgery, Conemaugh Health System/ Duke-Lifepoint Hospital
Johnstown, Pennsylvania

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Hematology/Oncology Special Issue Advisory Board

Anita Aggarwal, DO, PhD
Hematology/Oncology
Washington DC VA Medical Center
Past President AVAHO (2016)
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and
Immunology,
George Washington University School
of Medicine Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine,
The Georgetown University and Uniformed Services
University of the Health Sciences
Washington, DC, and Bethesda, Maryland

Bernadette B. Heron, PharmD, BCOP
President AVAHO (2022)
National Clinical Pharmacy Program Manager, Hematology/Oncology Formulary Management
VHA Pharmacy Benefits Management Services
Hines, Illinois

Russell Crawford, BPharm (Ret)
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Hematology/Oncology
PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Director
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System
Past President AVAHO (2018)
Tucson, Arizona

Paulette Mehta, MD, MPH
Staff Physician & Medical Director, Hematology/Oncology
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
Past President AVAHO (2010)
Professor, Hematology/Oncology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas

Mary Laudon Thomas, MS, CNS, AOCN
Hematology Clinical Nurse Specialist
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Current President AVAHO
Palo Alto, California

aFederal Practitioner® is an independent publication that has no federal affiliation. Federal employees who participate in the peer review process or as Editorial Advisory Association members do so in their own capacity and in the interest of scientific inquiry—not as representatives of the federal government. Such participation is honorary, voluntary, and nonremuneratory.