From the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services and Georgetown University Hospital.
Disclosures: Dr. Wood’s salary is provided by the project on Scientific Knowledge and Public Policy (SKAPP) at George Washington University. Major support for SKAPP is provided by the Common Benefit Trust, a fund established pursuant to a court order in the Silicone Gel Breast Implant Products Liability litigation. Dr. Spear is a paid consultant to Ethicon, Inamed, and Lifecell.
Received for publication July 24, 2007; accepted August 2, 2007.
Susan F. Wood, Ph.D., George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, 2100 M Street, NW, Suite 203, Washington, D.C. 20037, firstname.lastname@example.org