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This edition of Be Smart. Be Well.was made possible with the participation and support of many organizations and individuals. Their advice and assistance was invaluable in developing the Drug Safety topic.


Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Phoenix House, Austin, Texas

University of Illinois at Chicago Drug Information Center, Chicago, Illinois

Prevention First, Springfield, Illinois

The Partnership at Drugfree.org, New York, New York

The American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois

Illinois Poison Center, Chicago, Illinois

Prime Therapeutics, Irving, Texas

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois, Chicago, Illinois

With very special thanks to

Michael Maves, M.D., CEO American Medical Association

Laurie DeLong, Director, Phoenix House of Austin

Miriam Mobley Smith, Assoc. Dean, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

Sharie Berish, Registered Pharmacist, Prime Therapeutics

Tari Marshall, Prevention First of Illinois

Bruce Lambert, PhD, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Steve Pasierb, CEO, The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Ken Bertini, Registered Pharmacist, Owner, Segreti Pharmacy

Mike Wahl, M.D., Director, Illinois Poison Center

Anthony Perry, M.D., Geriatric Medicine, Rush University Medical Center

Stephanie Vomvouras, M.D., M.B.A., Medical Editor, habitstohave.org

Our sincere gratitude to those who agreed to tell their stories

Julie and Brent Sizemore

Miriam Mobley Smith

Fran Zielinski

and Katie

And thanks to all who participated in the videos

Jordan Nichols Mark Duman
Maria Sciaro Colleen Nutley
Natalie Fowler Tanya Lewis
Mirsa Kearney Eva Klott
Jacob Bakker Madison Jolie
Robert Olson Elaine Hacker
Caleb Rowden Brooke Johnson
Reneé Cosner Kayla Harmon
Meghan Fible J. Blaine Alberty
David Ackerman Samuel Richmond
Toby LeBlanc Antonique Brown

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