Editorial Staff and Contributors
Michael A. Woods, MD
Michael Woods is a deputy editor for EBSCO Information Services' DynaMed and Consumer Health products. Dr. Woods is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and board-certified in pediatrics. He has been a full-time primary care Pediatrician for 27 years since completing his residency in pediatrics at Hershey Medical Center. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and has a BA and MS in chemistry from the University of Maine at Orono.
Brian P. Randall, MD
Brian Randall is the clinical editor for EBSCO Information Services' Consumer Health products. Dr. Randall is board-certified in family medicine. He holds an MD from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and a BS in Psychology from the University of California at Davis. Dr. Randall completed his residency in family medicine at Tufts University Family Medicine Residency.
Pamela Jones, MA
Pamela Jones is Senior Health Editor for EBSCO Information Services' Consumer Health products. Pamela has a master’s degree in health communication from Emerson College and Tufts University School of Medicine (a collaborative program), and a bachelor’s degree in cardiopulmonary sciences with a concentration in clinical exercise physiology from Northeastern University.
Prior to joining EBSCO Information Services, Pamela worked as a fitness manager for a leading health and fitness center. She provided health and wellness education for staff and members, as well as programming for populations with special health needs. She also assisted in the management of a non-profit wellness center for women in transition. Her previous experience included work in cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes management with Joslin Diabetes Center, physical rehabilitation, and hospital surgical services.
Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
Cynthia Johnson is a Health Editor for EBSCO Information Services' Consumer Health products. Cynthia has a master’s degree in English with a concentration in creative writing from Salem State University. She also has a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in secondary education from Salem State University.
Prior to joining EBSCO Information Services, Cynthia worked as a freelance writer focusing on health information technology. She also has experience designing, developing, and implementing customized training solutions for a variety of industries.
Michael Jubinville, MPH
Michael Jubinville is a medical writer for EBSCO Information Services' Consumer Health products. Michael has a master’s degree in public health from Independence University with a concentration in community health and health promotion. He also has a bachelor's degree in Travel-Tourism Management from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI.
Prior to joining the Consumer Health products team, Michael wrote for EBSCO Information Services' DynaMed. Michael has worked in the airline and telecommunications industries. He also has blogging experience, which includes writing, copy editing, and podcasting.
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