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Dr. Melissa Stöppler
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Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a medical author for the WebMD network, which includes MedicineNet, eMedicineHealthRxList, and WebMD.

Dr. Stöppler is a U.S. board-certified anatomic pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of experimental and molecular pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with highest distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in anatomic pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.

An active medical journalist and writer, Dr. Stöppler currently serves on the medical editorial board of and is the chief medical editor of, both WebMD Inc. companies. Her experience also includes translation and editing of medical texts in German and English. Dr. Stöppler's special interests in medicine include family health and fitness, patient education/empowerment, and molecular diagnostic pathology.

Dr. Stöppler is co-editor-in-chief of Webster's New World Medical Dictionary, Year 2008 Third Edition.

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