About Maryann Napoli
Maryann Napoli is a co-founder and associate director of the Center for Medical Consumers, New York City. She has written virtually all the content on this website. Napoli has recently served as the public representative on the Lung Screening Guidelines Committee, sponsored by the American College of Chest Physicians. She is an unpaid contributor to the Cochrane Collaboration, which describes itself as “an international, independent, not-for-profit organisation of over 28,000 contributors from more than 100 countries, dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of health care readily available worldwide.” Click here to read her latest Cochrane-related project. She currently serves on a Cochrane committee that is working on ways to improve the plain language summaries of Cochrane reviews and is a member of the consumer coalition formed under the auspices of the U.S. Cochrane Center, Consumers United for Evidence-Based Healthcare.