Dr. John Russo is
President of The MedCom Resource.
CV here.) Previously he was senior vice president
of medical communications at www.vicus.com, a complementary and
alternative medicine website. Prior to that, he was chief-of-operations
and director of continuing medical education at Churchill Communications
Before entering the
field of medical communications, he was associate professor of clinical
pharmacy and adjunct associate professor of surgery at the University of
Utah. Dr. Russo is a graduate of Rutgers University with a BS degree in
pharmacy. He received a master of science degree in institutional
pharmacy practice at St. Johnís University College of Pharmacy and
Allied Health Professions, and a doctor of pharmacy degree from the
University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Dr. Russo has written
and edited more than 200 articles, symposia proceedings, monographs, and
books. More recently, he has focused on development of single-sponsored
educational programs on CD-ROM and Web sites for clients in the
pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields.
brings a unique combination of expertise and experience
to Internet-based medical communications. She is currently hosting and
moderating her website, Dr. Irene's
Verbal Abuse (Site! targeted at verbally abusive people and the
codependents who love them. Launched March 1, 1999, the site has
received numerous awards and honors for content and art.
Other sites she has authored include
the current site,
"Dr. Irene" is a
licensed clinical psychologist in New Jersey and New York. She is a
cognitive behaviorist who specializes in abuse phenomena. Her approach combines cognitive behavioral therapy
techniques with Eastern philosophy.
Prior to receiving her
doctoral degree from Long Island University, she attended the Fashion
Institute of Technology in New York City and worked as an illustrator.