Bios of the Authors
Marian R. Stuart, Ph.D, is Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. "Retiring" after thirty years of teaching medical students, doctors in graduate training, faculty and practicing physicians the art of integrating mental and physical health practices, she continues as a consultant and lecturer as well as pursuing a private practice as a Licensed Psychologist in the Princeton area of New Jersey. Marian is in great demand as a speaker on medical education, communications and stress management skills, successful aging, and the power of forgiveness. She has presented in a variety of formats in most areas of the United States as well as in the UK, Canada, Denmark and Israel. She has written two books, The Fifteen Minute Hour and Coping with the Stressed-Out People in Your Life, which she co-authored with Ronald G. Nathan. Listed in Who's Who in America, Dr. Stuart is the recipient of the 1997 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Excellence in Education Award, and a charter member of the Stuart D. Cook, M.D. Master Educators Guild of UMDNJ. In 2002, the American Academy of Family Physicians made her an Honorary Member, an extraordinary achievement for a psychologist.
Joseph A. Lieberman III, MD MPH, is Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College (formerly known as Jefferson Medical College) at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.