Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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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 Sexually Transmitted Disease topic.


American Academy of Family Physicians, Kansas City, KS

American Social Health Association, Research Triangle Park, NC

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Chicago Department of Public Health, STD/HIV Prevention & Control Services, Chicago, IL

Howard University, Washington DC

River Forest Medical Center, River Forest, IL

With very special thanks to

Lynn Barclay, President and CEO, American Social Health Association

John Douglas, M.D., Director, Division of STD Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Jill Grimes, M.D., Author “Seductive Delusions: How Everyday People Catch STDs”

Renee Jenkins, M.D., 2008-09 Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics

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

Yolanda Wimberly, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.A.P. , Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Morehouse School of Medicine

William Wong, M.D. , Medical Director, STD/HIV/AIDS Division, Chicago Department of Public Health

West Lake Family Practice

Our sincere gratitude to those who agreed to tell their stories

Ida W. Byther-Smith


And thanks to all who participated in the videos

Carla Alegre Kathryn Lee
Emily Buehler Amber Lepucki
Nathanael Card Patricia Murphy
Nicole Casadei Ross MacLean
Sally Casey Alex Megner
Virginia Crubio Kateri Mundigl
Patrice Dean Jenny Paile
Ashley Downey Ed Phelps
Kathryn Doyle Leon Pereira
Tim Dunn Daniel Renck
Vivian Garcia Jacob Scheltens
Dee Gardner Anthony Simone
Jeff Gardener Karl Smith
Jill Golding Pamela Starbird
Peter Gosselik Soren Solker Starbird
Westly Heine Brian K. Stewart
Anthony Henley Catherine Viviann
Emily Horn Ryan Wilson
Kiana Hughes Sean Wilson
Rachael Huttler Steve Wilson
Rick Knight Tina Wilson
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