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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;138(4):330. doi:10.1001/archotol.138.4.330.
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Editor: Paul A. Levine, MD
Department of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery
University of Virginia
183 Tuckahoe Farm Ln
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Associate Editors:
Anil K. Lalwani, MD, New York, New York
William M. Lydiatt, MD, Omaha, Nebraska
Timothy L. Smith, MD, MPH, Portland, Oregon
George H. Zalzal, MD, Washington, DC

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Carol R. Bradford, MD, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Gerald S. Berke, MD, Los Angeles, California
Sukgi Choi, MD, Washington, DC
Marvin P. Fried, MD, Bronx, New York
Mark J. Jameson, MD, PhD, Charlottesville, Virginia
Bradley W. Kesser, MD, Charlottesville, Virginia
Anil K. Lalwani, MD, New York, New York
William M. Lydiatt, MD, Omaha, Nebraska
Douglas E. Mattox, MD, Atlanta, Georgia
Albert L. Merati, MD, Seattle, Washington
Robert M. Naclerio, MD, Chicago, Illinois
Robert H. Ossoff, DMD, MD, Nashville, Tennessee
C. Douglas Phillips, MD, New York, New York
Jay F. Piccirillo, MD, St Louis, Missouri
William W. Shockley, MD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Timothy L. Smith, MD, MPH, Portland, Oregon
David E. Tunkel, MD, Baltimore, Maryland
Bevan Yueh, MD, Minneapolis, Minnesota
George H. Zalzal, MD, Washington, DC

Continued Learning: Marvin P. Fried, MD, Bronx, New York
Continuing Medical Education: Douglas E. Mattox, MD, Atlanta, Georgia
Clinical Challenges in Otolaryngology: J. Pieter Noordzij, MD, Boston, Massachusetts
Online Editor: Mark J. Jameson, MD, PhD, Charlottesville, Virginia
Clinical Problem Solving: Pathology: Edward B. Stelow, MD, Charlottesville, Virginia
Clinical Problem Solving: Radiology: C. Douglas Phillips, MD, New York, New York
American Head and Neck Society News: Amy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, Atlanta, Georgia
American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology News: Sally R. Shott, MD, Cincinnati, Ohio

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