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WiRED wishes to thank everyone who has contributed to the development of the modules in the Community Health Education e-library. These writers, editors, reviewers, consultants and researchers have created an extensive collection of professional training programs that benefit people around the world. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all who have donated their time to help others understand the prevention, recognition and treatment of illnesses.




Zulfah Albertyn, Ph.D., University of Cape Town, South Africa

David Alberts, M.D., Director of the Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, USA

Carlos Barrios, HBSc, RDSC, CCT, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Andrea Beaton, M.D., Children's National Health System, Washington DC, USA

Anne-Sophie Beraud, MD, Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine,
     Stanford University Medical School, USA


Bernice Born, B.A., WiRED International, USA

Joachim M. Brown, D.O., Western University of Health Sciences, USA

Maire Casey, R.N., Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, USA

Lony C. Castro, MD, FACOG, Chair, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
     Western University of Health Sciences, USA

Peter Chin-Hong, M.D., Professor, UCSF School of Medicine, USA


Elaine Christian, CNM, NP, Women's Nurse Practitioner and Professor, School of Nursing,
     San Francisco State University, USA

Brian Colombe, M.S.W., WiRED International, USA

Sarah Dekker, B.S., WiRED International, USA

Robert Detrano, M.D., Ph.D., China California Heart Watch, USA

Robyn Dreibelbis, D.O., Western University of Health Sciences, USA


Daniel Engelman, M.D., The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

Charlotte Ferretti, R.N., Ed.D., Director of the Edelman Institute, San Francisco State University, USA​​

Kristen Garabedian, M.A., WiRED International, USA

Jennifer Halling, M.S., WiRED International, USA

Naida Jakirlic, OD Assistant Professor, Western University​ of Health Sciences​, USA


Joseph Kado, M.D., Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Suva, Fiji

Allison Kozicharow, B.A., WiRED International, USA

Gene Kwan, M.D., Partners in Health, USA

Chris Longenecker, M.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Rosa Traxede Lopez, M.D., León Hospital, Nicaragua


Duncan Matheka, M.D., University of Nairobi School of Public Health, Kenya

Mariana Mirabel, M.D., French Institute of Health and Medical Research, Paris, France

Ara Nahabedian, M.D., Leighton Hospital, United Kingdom

Robert Northrup, M.D., WiRED International, USA

Miriam Othman, M.D., M.P.H., Western University of Health Sciences, USA 


Soham D. Puvvada, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Lymphoma. Division of
     Hematology-Oncology, Arizona Cancer Center, USA

Bo Remenyi, M.D., The Royal Darwin Hospital and Northern Territory Cardiac Services, Australia.

Craig Sable, M.D., Children's National Health System, Washington DC, USA

Janet Scheel, M.D., Children's National Health System, Washington DC, USA

Gary Selnow, Ph.D., WiRED International, USA


Saad Shakir, M.D. Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine,
     Stanford University, USA

Gail Singer-Chang, PsyD, Western University of Health Sciences, USA

Andrew Steer, M.D., Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

Hovig Takukyan, Ph.D., Yerevan, Armenia

Tom Turkle, M.S., WiRED International, USA


Mary Ann A. van Dam RN, PhD, PNP, School of Nursing,​ San Francisco State University, USA

Larry Vitale, RN, MPA, MPH, San Francisco State University, USA

Caroline Watson, M.D., The Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom

E.J. Welch, D.D.S., Veterans Administration, North Hampton, Massachusetts, USA

Anna Yeung, D.O., Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Director of Division of Geriatrics,
     Western University of Health Sciences, USA

Tirdad T. Zangeneh, DO, Director, Medicine Residency Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Banner University Medical Center, USA