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  Aging/Geriatricssee Geriatrics/Aging
  AIDS/HIV
  Durham, Timothy M. Oral health - general dentistry, special needs care, AIDS/HIV
  Fletcher, Courtney Pharmacy/drug delivery - AIDS/HIV research
  Fox, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
  Swindells, Susan Infectious diseases, AIDS/HIV
  Alzheimer's/Dementia
  Fox, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
  Gendelman, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
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  Arthritis/Inflammation
  Klassen, Lynell Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  Michaud, Kaleb Arthritis/inflammation research, rheumatology
  Mikuls, Ted Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  O'Dell, James Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  Autism Spectrum Disorders
  Fisher, Wayne Autism spectrum disorders
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  Biomedical Technology
  Haider, Hani Surgery, biomedical technology - orthopedic surgery, hip and knee implant research
  Oleynikov, Dmitry Surgery, biomedical technology - noninvasive
  Biopreparedness
  Hinrichs, Steve Infectious diseases research, biopreparedness research
  Lockridge, Oksana Biopreparedness research
  Smith, Philip W. Infectious diseases, biopreparedness
  Blood Vessels
  Johanning, Jason M. Surgery - vascular surgery, blood vessels
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  Cancer
  Armitage, James Cancer - lymphoma, medical oncology, hematology
  Band, Hamid Cancer - breast cancer research
  Batra, Surinder Cancer - pancreatic cancer research
  Berger, Ann Cancer - breast cancer fatigue research, sleep disorders
  Borgstahl, Gloria Cancer, cell biology (basic research)
  Cowan, Ken Cancer - breast cancer, breast cancer research
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Ganti, Apar Cancer - lung, head and neck
  Grem, Jean Cancer - colon, pancreatic, GI tract
  Hollingsworth, Michael (Tony) Cancer - pancreatic cancer research
  Lackner, Rudy P. Surgery, cancer - lung, esophageal
Lunning, Matthew Cancer- lymphoma, oncology & hematology
  Lydiatt, William Cancer - head and neck, thyroid, salivary gland
  Rizzino, Angie Regenerative medicine, cancer research
  Vose, Julie Cancer research - lymphoma, leukemia, multiple myeloma
  Yee, Gary C. Pharmacy/drug delivery, cancer research
  Cardiology/Heart
Anderson, Daniel Cardiology/heart
Baxter, Timothy Cardiology/heart - vascular surgery
Lowes, Brian Cardiology/heart - heart failure
Saxena, Shikhar Cardiology/heart - advanced cardiac imaging and prevention
  Windle, John Cardiology/heart
  Zucker, Irving H. Cardiology/heart research
  Cell Biology (basic research)
  Borgstahl, Gloria Cancer, cell biology (basic research)
  Lewis, Robert Cell biology (basic research), diabetes/endocrinology
  Sharp, J. Graham Regenerative medicine, cell biology (basic research)
  Child Health/Pediatrics - see Pediatrics/Child Health
  Communication Disorders
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  Dementia/Alzheimer'ssee Alzheimer's/Dementia
  Diabetes/Endocrinology
  Larsen, Jennifer Diabetes/endocrinology
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  Lewis, Robert Cell biology (basic research), diabetes/endocrinology
  Drug Delivery/Pharmacy - see Pharmacy/Drug Delivery
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  Emergency Medicine
Cooper, Jeffrey Emergency medicine - hyperbaric medicine
  Muelleman, Robert Emergency medicine
Wadman, Michael Emergency medicine - airway management, procedure training, and rural emergency medicine
Zeger, Wesley Emergency medicine
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  Endocrinology/Diabetessee Diabetes/Endocrinology
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Family Medicine
Huckabee, Michael Family Medicine - physician assistant (PA) practice, rural practice
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  Genetics
  Rizzo, Matt Genetics - inherited metabolic diseases
  Geriatrics/Aging
  Bonasera, Stephen Geriatrics/Aging research
  McNeilly, Dennis Psychiatry/mental health, geriatrics/aging - problem gambling
  Potter, Jane Geriatrics/Aging
  GI Tract Disorders
  Grem, Jean Cancer - colon, pancreatic, GI tract disorders
  Mailliard, Mark GI tract disorders - hepatitis, alcohol and drug-induced liver disease
  Thompson, Jon S. Surgery - GI tract disorders
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  Heart/Cardiology - see Cardiology/Heart
  Health Policy
  HIV/AIDS - see AIDS/HIV
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  Immunology/Transplantation - see Transplantation/Immunology
  Infectious Diseases
  Bayles, Kenneth Infectious diseases - staph infection research
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Cieslak, Ted Infectious Diseases - pediatric epidemiology, global health, bioterrorism, epidemiology
  Freifeld, Alison Infectious diseases
Hewlett, Angela Infectious Diseases - Ebola virus disease 
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  Hinrichs, Steve Infectious diseases research, biopreparedness research
Kalil, Andre Infectious diseases - sepsis, pneumonia, Staphylococcus aureus, Ebola virus disease 
Khan, Ali S. Infectious diseases, health security and preparedness
  Rupp, Mark Infectious diseases
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Simonsen, Kari Infectious diseases - pediatric
Snowden, Jessica Nichols Infectious diseases - pediatric
  Swindells, Susan Infectious diseases, AIDS/HIV
  Inflammation/Arthritis - see Arthritis/Inflammation

Internal medicine

O’Dell, David Internal medicine
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  Lung/Pulmonology - see Pulmonology/Lung
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  Mental Health/Psychiatrysee Psychiatry/Mental Health
  Mental Health/Psychologysee Psychology/Mental Health
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  Neurology/Stroke
  Fayad, Pierre Neurology/stroke
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  Nursing
Sebastian, Juliann Nursing
Stamler, Lynnette Leesburg Nursing
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  Ophthalmology/Vision
  Ahmad, Iqbal Ophthalmology/vision, regenerative medicine research
  Do, Diana Ophthalmology/vision
Gigantelli, James Ophthalmology/vision
Havens, Shane Ophthalmology/vision
  Thoreson, Wallace Ophthalmology/vision research
Zingler, Erik Ophthalmology/vision
  Oral Health
  Durham, Timothy M. Oral health - general dentistry, special needs care, AIDS/HIV
  Payne, Jeffrey Oral health research - periodontics, oral and systemic disease
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  Parkinson's
  Follett, Kenneth A. Parkinson's, Surgery - neurosurgery
  Fox, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
  Gendelman, Howard Alzheimer's/dementia, Parkinson's, AIDS/HIV research
  Murman, Dan Behavioral, Cognitive and Geriatric Neurology
  Pediatrics/Child Health
Anderson Berry, Ann Pediatrics/child health - Neonatology
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  Baldwin, Jeffrey Substance abuse, pediatrics/child health
  Evans, Joseph Pediatrics/child health - psychology/mental health
Jana, Laura Pediatrics/child health
  Jones, Dwight Pediatrics/child health - Ear, Nose and Throat
  Pharmacy/Drug Delivery
Dering-Anderson, Ally Pharmacy/drug delivery
  Fletcher, Courtney Pharmacy/drug delivery - AIDS/HIV research
Klepser, Don Pharmacy/drug delivery
  Vennerstrom, Jonathan Pharmacy/drug delivery - malaria research
  Yee, Gary C. Pharmacy/drug delivery, cancer research
  Psychiatry/Mental Health
Harsh, Jennifer Psychiatry/mental health - marriage and family therapy 
  Kratochvil, Christopher Psychiatry/mental health  - child, ADHD
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Liu, Howard Psychiatry/Mental Health - child
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  McNeilly, Dennis Psychiatry/mental health, geriatrics/aging - problem gambling
Mirnics, Karoly Psychiatry/Molecular neurobiology of brain diseases
Wengel, Steven Psychiatry/mental health 
  Psychology/Mental Health
  Evans, Joseph Pediatrics/child health - psychology/mental health
  Kuhn, Brett Psychology/mental health - child sleep disorders
  Liu, Howard Pediatrics/child health - psychology/mental health
  Wengel, Steven Geriatric Psychiatry
Yalof, Jennifer Psychology/mental health
  Public Health
Estabrooks, Paul Public health
Khan, Ali S.  Public health - infectious disease, health security and preparedness
  Romberger, Debra Pulmonology/lung, public health
  Pulmonology/Lung
  Poole, Jill A. Pulmonology/lung - allergies, asthma
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  Rennard, Stephen Pulmonology/lung, regenerative medicine
  Romberger, Debra Pulmonology/lung, public health
  Sisson, Joseph Pulmonology/lung
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  Regenerative Medicine
  Ahmad, Iqbal Ophthalmology/vision, regenerative medicine research
  Rennard, Stephen Pulmonology/lung, regenerative medicine
  Rizzino, Angie Regenerative medicine, cancer research
Sarvetnick, Nora Regenerative medicine - genetics and immunology, diabetes
  Sharp, J. Graham Regenerative medicine, cell biology (basic research)
  Rheumatology
  Klassen, Lynell Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  Michaud, Kaleb Arthritis/inflammation research, rheumatology
  Mikuls, Ted Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
  O'Dell, James Arthritis/inflammation, rheumatology
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  Sleep Disorders
  Berger, Ann Cancer - breast cancer fatigue research, sleep disorders
  Kuhn, Brett Psychology/mental health - child sleep disorders
  Summers, Michael Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy
  Sports Medicine
  Stroke/Neurology - see Neurology/Stroke
  Substance Abuse
  Baldwin, Jeffrey Substance abuse, pediatrics/child health
  Buch, Shilpa Substance abuse - NeuroAIDS, drug abuse and AIDS
  Surgery
  Aizenberg, Michele Surgery - neurosurgery, brain tumors
Are, Chandra Surgery - surgical oncology
Baxter, Timothy Cardiology/heart - vascular surgery
  Duncan, Kim F. Surgery - congenital heart defects
  Follett, Kenneth A. Parkinson's, Surgery - neurosurgery
  Garvin, Kevin Surgery - orthopedic surgery, hip and knee reconstruction
  Haider, Hani Surgery, biomedical technology - orthopedic surgery, hip and knee implant research
  Johanning, Jason M. Surgery - vascular surgery, blood vessels
  Lackner, Rudy P. Surgery, cancer - lung, esophageal
  LaGrange, Chad Surgery - urology
  Langnas, Alan Surgery, transplantation/immunology - liver, small bowel
Maskin, Alexander Surgery, transplantation/immunology - uterine, kidney, pancreas
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  McBride, Corrigan L. Surgery - bariatric
Mercer, David F. Surgery, transplantation/immunology - pediatric small bowel
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  Mercer, David W. Surgery
  Oleynikov, Dmitry Surgery, biomedical technology - noninvasive
Reilly, Debra Surgery - plastic, reconstructive
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Thayer, Sarah P. Surgery - pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancers
  Thompson, Jon S. Surgery - GI tract disorders
  Thorell, William E. Surgery - neurosurgery
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  Transplantation/Immunology
  Langnas, Alan Surgery, transplantation/immunology - liver, small bowel
Mercer, David F. Surgery, transplantation/immunology - pediatric small bowel
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  Vision/Ophthalmology - see Ophthalmology/Vision
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  Women's Health 
Anthony, Renaisa S. Women's health - maternal and reproductive health
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Griffin, Jennifer Women's Health - breast disease
Kinney, Sonja Women's Health - obstetrics & gynecology 
  Smith, Carl V. Women's Health - obstetrics
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