Component Authors

Assigned Institution

Oregon Health & Science University

Team Lead

Vishnu Mohan, MD, Oregon Health & Science University

Primary Contributing Authors

Paul Gorman, MD, Oregon Health & Science University; Tim Hickman, MD, University of Missouri, Kansas City; Vishnu Mohan, MD, Oregon Health & Science University; William Hersh, MD, Oregon Health & Science University

Lecture Narration

Voiceover Talent

Connie Bowman

Sound Engineer

Mike Collins, Glenwood Sound, Baltimore, MD / Washington, DC


Team Members

Shelby Acteson, MEd, Instructional Specialist, Oregon Health & Science University; Corkey Devlin, BFA, PMP, Project Manager, Oregon Health & Science University; William Hersh, MD, Principal Investigator, Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Informatics, Oregon Health & Science University; Nathan Skidmore, BA, Instructional Design Assistant, Oregon Health & Science University; Chris Weldon, BS, Web Specialist, Oregon Health & Science University


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