About William B. Salt II, M.D.
William B. Salt II, M.D., has spent more than 24 years caring for patients with digestive and liver diseases. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology, and has a special interest in irritable bowel syndrome as well as other functional disorders.
He currently holds an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio where he received his M.D. degree in 1972. He trained for five additional years in internal medicine and gastroenterology at Vanderbilt University Hospitals in Nashville, Tennessee, where he also served as Chief Resident in Medicine.
His primary hospital affiliation is Mt. Carmel Health, which is a teaching hospital and affiliate of The Ohio State University, and where he serves as a chairman of the Continuing Medical Education Committee and as the Educational Director in Gastroenterology. He practices with the Ohio Gastroenterology Group, Inc. in Columbus.
An award-winning teacher, Dr. Salt was most recently recognized as "Distinguished Educator of the Year" for 2000 by The Ohio State University. There he is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents in medicine, family practice, surgery and obstetrics/gynecology.
Dr. Salt is the author of the first edition and co-author of the revised edition of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the MindBodySpirit Connection and Fibromyalgia and the MindBodySpirit Connection. He has also authored a dozen medical journal articles and one chapter in a book for physicians. He speaks internationally on irritable bowel syndrome and functional bowel disorders. Patients and medical peers alike know and respect his work in the MindBodySpirit approach to physical symptoms.
About Edwin H. Season, M.D.
Edwin H. Season, M.D. is board-certified in orthopedic surgery. He earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1971, followed by internship at the University of Virginia. He then returned to Ohio State for his residency and upon its completion, taught orthopedic surgery as an Assistant Professor in The Ohio State University College of Medicine from 1976 to 1980.
For the past 23 years, Dr. Season has been in the private practice of orthopedic medicine and surgery at The Ohio State University Hospitals East and Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and is chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee for the State of Ohio School Employees Retirement System. He also serves on the Medical Review Board for the State of Ohio Teachers Retirement System. His special interests are fibromyalgia and musculoskeletal disability. He has participated as a medical expert in personal injury, Workers' Compensation, and Social Security hearings and deliberations.
During his years in private practice, Dr. Season has increasingly come to recognize the value of the MindBodySpirit Connection in his self-care, as well as its importance for his patients. He has been impressed with how his fibromyalgia patients are able to take control of their condition when they become empowered through education and improved self-care.
Dr. Season is the author of numerous scientific and medical papers that have been published in various medical journals. He collaborated with Dr. Salt for three years to write Fibromyalgia and the MindBodySpirit Connection. He recognizes the importance of inspiring people to heal by understanding their own power through the MindBodySpirit Connection.