Lawrence Grouse, MD, PhD (2011-2016)

University of Washington School of Medicine, Gig Harbor, WA, USA

Lawrence Grouse, MD, PhD, was Senior Editor and Director of Scientific Affairs at the Journal of the American Medical Association. He created the JAMA column A Piece of My Mind and as column editor worked with hundreds of physicians seeking creative expression for their deeply-felt experiences in medicine. He was a founder of the national Lifetime Medical Television (LMT) network that reached half the physicians in the US and was the Vice President for Programming and Medical Affairs of LMT. For 11 years he managed its business and production. Since 1992 Dr. Grouse has been the Executive Director of international respiratory health initiatives founded in collaboration with the US National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization.