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Alan L. Peterson, PhD, ABPP, is a Professor and the Chief of the Division of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is a licensed clinical psychologist and is board certified in clinical health psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He served on the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Smoking Cessation in Military and Veteran Populations that published the 2009 book Combating Tobacco Use in Military and Veteran Populations by the National Academies Press.
Mark W. Vander Weg, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychology at the University of Iowa and a Core Investigator with the Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice (CRIISP) at the Iowa City VA Medical Center.
Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD, PhD, FAAFP, was the Vice Chair of the expert panel that published the 2008 update of the U.S. Public Health Service’s Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence Clinical Practice Guideline. He is Professor and Chair of Family and Community Medicine, and Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is also Adjunct Professor of Public Health at the University of Texas School of Public Health. He holds doctorates in medicine and epidemiology and community health with a concentration in tobacco control from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a practicing family physician.