which her current research focus is musculoskeletal pain. She is also program director of the UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship and chief of service of rehabilitation medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. She has served as chair of the Research Advisory and Advocacy Committee of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1997–2000), a member of the Board of Directors of the American Spinal Injury Association, and chair of the National Institutes of Health National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research (2007–2008). She has published more than 200 articles, chapters, abstracts, and books on epidemiology, clinical trials, and outcomes research related to the secondary conditions and medical complications associated with a number of disabilities, including spinal-cord injury, traumatic brain injury, chronic neuropathic pain, and nociceptive pain. In 2004, she was elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM). She has served on three prior IOM committees (the Committee on Assessing Rehabilitation Science and Engineering, the Committee on Injury Prevention and Control, and the Committee on Improving the Disability Decision Process). She served on the IOM Board on Military and Veterans Health from 2006 to 2009 and for 1 more year when it became the Board on the Health of Select Populations. She maintains a clinical practice in addition to her administrative and research activities.
Frank V. deGruy III, MD, is Woodward-Chisholm Professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. deGruy has also held academic appointments in the Departments of Family Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Duke University, and the College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama. He served as chair of the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Depression in Primary Care program. Dr. deGruy is past president of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, is chair of the Board of Directors of the Family Physicians Inquiries Network, and is the president of the North American Primary Care Research Group. He is the author of more than 100 papers, chapters, books, editorials, and reviews and has been the principal investigator on a number of research and training grants having to do with somatization, mental disorders in primary care, and primary care practice redesign. Dr. deGruy received his MD from the College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama.
Douglas A. Drossman, MD, is adjunct professor of medicine and psychiatry at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and former codirector of the UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He has a longstanding interest in the evaluation of care for gastrointestinal (GI) disorders that are difficult