We would like to acknowledge the following investigators for
their time and participation in this study: Rafeul Alam, MD (Galveston,
TX); Dean Atkinson, MD (Oklahoma City, OK); Mary Anne Bartoszek-Scott,
MD and Robert M. Biondi, MD (Norwalk, CT); Morris Beck, MD (Miami, FL);
George Bensch, MD (Stockton, CA); William E. Berger, MD (Mission Viejo,
CA); John D. Bray, MD (Midland, TX); John Condemi, MD (Rochester, NY);
Bradley Cromar, MD (Wenatchee, WA); Albert F. Finn, MD (Charleston,
SC); Terrence J. Forster, MD (Doylestown, PA); Clifton Furukawa, MD
(Seattle, WA); John Georgitis, MD (Winston-Salem, NC); Pinkus Goldberg,
MD (Indianapolis, IN); Marc F. Goldstein, MD (Mt. Laurel, NJ); Margaret
Guill, MD (Augusta, GA); Michael Kraemer, MD (Spokane, WA); Joel M.
Karlin, MD and Jeffrey Rumbyrt, MD (Denver, CO); Craig LaForce, MD
(Raleigh, NC); Michael Lawrence, MD (Taunton, MA); Donald McNeil, MD
(Worthington, OH); Michael Mellon, MD (San Diego, CA); Zev M. Munk, MD
(Houston, TX); Anjuli S. Nayak, MD (Normal, IL); Gerardo D. Neuwirth,
MD (Fridley, MN); James H. Ransom, MD (Topeka, KS); David Skoner, MD
(Pittsburgh, PA); Willard F. Washburne, MD (Shreveport, LA); Steven
Weiss, MD (Safety Harbor, FL); and Robert Wood, MD (Lutherville, MD).
We also acknowledge Deborah Birdsall (FIRSTATS, Inc, Rochester, NY) for
her technical support.