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- Dr. Marc Siegel practicing internist, associate professor and fellow in the Master Scholars Society at New York University School of Medicine; columnist, "Los Angeles Times;" author of "False Alarm: The Truth About the Epidemic of Fear" and "Bird Flu: Everything you need to know about the next Pandemic"
- Susan Moeller director, International Center for Media and the Public Agenda and associate professor, Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park. Author of "Compassion Fatigue: How the Media Sell Disease, Famine, War and Death."
- Jerilyn Ross director of the Ross Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, CEO of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and author "Triumph Over Fear"
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