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Reviewer acknowledgements 2016

The editors and staff of BMC Pediatrics would like to warmly thank the reviewers whose comments helped to shape the journal, for their invaluable assistance with review of manuscripts in Volume 16 (2016).

Frank A Catalanotto, USA

Marco A Grados, USA

Cheryl A Moyer, USA

Frank A Abantanga, Ghana

Khatijah Abdullah, Malaysia

Rehana Abdussalam, Australia

Tugba Acer, Turkey

Sunday Adedini, Nigeria

Samuel Adegoke, Nigeria

Girdhar Agarwal, India

Kingsley Agho, Australia

Sushil Ahlawat, USA

Shawn Ahlfeld, USA

Atif Akçevin, Turkey

Ghada Al Rawahi, Canada

David Albayrak, Turkey

Charles S Algert, Australia

Mohamad Al-Hosni, USA

Bassam Ali, UAE

Stephen Allen, UK

Nicole Almenrader, Italy

Ragini Alok, India

Teatske Altenburg, Netherlands

Dale Alverson, USA

Ashraf Aly, USA

Beatrice Amadi, Zambia

Laura Anderson, Canada

Rune Andersson, Sweden

Adagmar Andriolo, Brazil

G V Anguelova, Belgium

Shani Ann Mani, Malaysia

Gail M Annich, Canada

Hany Binti Mohd Ariffin, Malaysia

Adolfo J Ariza, USA

Sandra Arnold, USA

Mustafa Arslan, Turkey

Kamal Arya, India

Richmond Aryeetey, Ghana

Akash Asthana, India

Elizabeth Asztalos, Canada

Greg Atkinson, UK

Lyndsay Ammon Avalos, Canada

Shally Awasthi, India

Inge Axelsson, Sweden

Mustafa Aydin, Turkey

Oluwaseyi Babatunde, Nigeria

Gamal Badr, Egypt

Anne-Marie Bagnall, UK

Susan Baker, USA

Marilyn Ballantyne, Canada

Sharon Ballard, USA

Daynia Ballot, South Africa

Robert Bandsma, Canada

Sudip Banik, Mexico

Jytte Banner, Denmark

Sailen Barik, USA

Shari Barkin, USA

Michaela Barnard, UK

Federico Baronio, Italy

Luisa Barros, Portugal

Vijay Batra, India

Zeynep Baykan, Turkey

Sara J Becker, USA

Luca Bello, Italy

Laura Benjamins, USA

Valentin Benzing, Switzerland

James Berkley, UK

Sergio Bernasconi, Italy

Ann Anderson Berry, USA

Christina Bethell, USA

Kathleen Bethin, USA

Josette Bettany-Saltikov, UK

Cecily Betz, USA

Shinjini Bhatnagar, India

Rajat Bhattacharyya, Singapore

Rajendra Bhimma, South Africa

Godfrey Biemba, USA

Rachel Birnbaum, Canada

Daniel Blazquez, Spain

Joseph Bliss, USA

Michael Boele van Hensbroek, Netherlands

Magda Boere-Boonekamp, Netherlands

John Bohnsack, USA

Kristy Bolton, Australia

Åse Boman, Sweden

Viviana Bompadre, USA

Joshua L Bonkowsky, USA

Arturo Borzutzky, Chile

Gauthier Bouche, Belgium

Michel Boudreaux, USA

Valentina Bozzetti, Italy

Paolo Brambilla, Italy

Alexandra Bražinová, Slovakia

Luc Brion, USA

Patricia Bruijning-Verhagen, Netherlands

Heather Brumberg, USA

Edward Buchanan, USA

Ersilia Buonomo, Italy

Danilo Buonsenso, Italy

David Burge, UK

Ryan Donald Burns, USA

Mary Woods Byrne, USA

Sarah C Glover, USA

Gilles Cambonie, France

Jessica Duncan Cance, USA

Scott Canna, USA

Fabrizio Carinci, UK

Cathleen Carlin, USA

Giacomo Cavallaro, Italy

Tara Cepon-Robins, USA

Martin Chan, Hong Kong

Suresh Chandran, Singapore

Matthew Chang, USA

Lama Charafeddine, Lebanon

Anothony Charles, USA

Deepak Chawla, India

Sanjay Chawla, USA

Saurabh Chawla, USA

Peter M Chege, Kenya

Wassim Chehadeh, Kuwait

Alice Chen, Australia

Wansu Chen, USA

Erika Cheng, USA

Peilian Chi, China

Andreas Chiabi, Cameroon

Anthony C Chin, USA

Arpitha Chiruvolu, USA

Yvonne Chiu, USA

Judith E Cho Lieu, USA

Valerie Chock, USA

Shu-Ling Chong, Singapore

Jill Chorney, Canada

Jean-Pierre Chouraqui, Switzerland

Carl Friedrich Classen, Germany

Ilene Claudius, USA

Harvey Coates, Australia

Ronald Cohen, USA

Peter Cole, USA

Paul Collings, UK

Sarah Comstock, USA

Noah Cook, USA

Camila Corvalan, Chile

Stephen Cose, UK

Luciane Costa, Brazil

Sherry Courtney, USA

Sharon Cox, UK

Giorgio Cozzi, Italy

Simon S Craig, Australia

Helen Croker, UK

Coleen Cunningham, USA

Solveig Cunningham, USA

Aubrey Cunnington, UK

Sarah Cusick, USA

Nagib S Dahdah, Canada

Annet Dallmeijer, Netherlands

Enza D'Auria, Italy

Bertrand Dautzenberg, France

Maria Pia de Carolis, Italy

Maartje de Wit, Netherlands

Merriti Dean Schreiber, USA

Katherine Deans, USA

Tamas Decsi, Hungary

Abraham Degarege, Ethiopia

Walter Dehority, USA

Jean Demarquoy, France

Sara B Demauro, USA

Ryan Demmer, USA

Eugene Dempsey, Ireland

Janet Diffin, UK

Allison Divanovic, USA

Swati Dixit, India

Philippe Dixon, USA

Cristian Dogaru, UK

Paul van Donkelaar, Canada

Alan Donnelly, Ireland

Pamela Donohue, USA

Jon Dorling, UK

Kevin J Downes, USA

Lizhong Du, China

Ranhui Duan, China

Brian J Dudgeon, USA

Robert E Ward, USA

Creswell Eastman, Australia

Andrea Edginton, Canada

Jimmy Efird, USA

Erik Eklund, USA

Mahmoud Elbarbary, Saudi Arabia

Ann-Christin Eliasson, Sweden

Justine Ellis, Australia

Iqbal Elyazar, Indonesia

Elizabeth Epstein, USA

Mats Eriksson, Sweden

Michael O Esan, USA

Meirion Evans, UK

Andrew Ewer, UK

Adegoke Falade, Nigeria

Raffaele Falsaperla, Italy

Alessandro Fanzani, Italy

Osman Farooq, USA

Richard Feltbower, UK

Jenifer Fenton, USA

Peter Filan, Ireland

Giovanni Filocamo, Italy

Suzanne Filteau, UK

Kevin Finn, USA

Paula Fitzpatrick, USA

Rachel Fleishman, USA

Bobbi Fleiss, UK

Jan Foote, USA

James D Fortenberry, USA

Kevin G Friedman, USA

Drude Merete Fugelseth, Norway

Jens Fuglsang, Denmark

Kazumichi Fujoka, Japan

Chan Yoke Fun, Malaysia

Dario Galante, Italy

Barbara Galland, New Zealand

Danielle Gallegos, Australia

Sina Gallo, USA

James Cole Galloway, USA

Livia Garavelli, Italy

Luis Garcia-Marcos, Spain

Scott C Garman, USA

Elizabeth Gathoni Kibaru, Kenya

Corinna Gebauer, Germany

Mario Gehri, Switzerland

Ingrid Gelissen, Australia

Cheryl George, USA

Christine Marie George, USA

Constance Gewa, USA

Abigail Gewirtz, USA

Maisoon Ghaleb, UK

Suja Ghosh, Germany

Maria Gianni, Italy

Ed Giesbrecht, Canada

Christopher Gill, USA

Peter Gill, Canada

Bernadette T Gillick, USA

Barlafante Gina, Italy

W Scott Goebel, USA

Sylvie Goldman, USA

Sidra J Goldman-Mellor, USA

Neal Goldstein, USA

Fangqi Gong, China

Kenneth W Gow, USA

Philippe Goyens, Belgium

Luis Gracia-Marco, UK

Linda Granowetter, USA

Stephen A Greene, UK

Andrew Greenhill, Australia

Michelle Jennifer Groome, South Africa

Brian Grottkau, USA

Stefania La Grutta, Italy

Greg Guilcher, Canada

Mintaze Gunel, Turkey

Piyush Gupta, India

Emily H Guseman, USA

Joshua H West, USA

Patricia Hall, USA

Sue Hall, USA

Wendy Hall, Canada

Ana Hanlon-Dearman, Canada

Georg Hansmann, Germany

Karla Hanson, USA

Anantha Harijith, USA

Gail J Harrison, USA

Kathryn Hart, UK

Ronald R Hathaway, USA

Keli Hawthorne, USA

Jill Heathcock, USA

Yves Heloury, Australia

Sonja Hess, USA

Takahiro Higashi, Japan

Helena Hildenwall, Sweden

Andrew Hill, New Zealand

Gerrit Hirschfeld, Germany

Pieter Hoekstra, Netherlands

Daniel Hoffman, USA

Christopher James Hoffmann, USA

Michael Hogardt, Germany

Anders Holsgaard-Larsen, Denmark

Russell Horowitz, USA

Susan Horton, Canada

Laurent Houtekie, Belgium

Jaci Huws, UK

Lora Iannotti, USA

Bede Ibe, Nigeria

Scott Ickes, USA

Osman Ipsiroglu, Canada

Anthony Ireland, UK

Susan Ireland, Australia

Jennifer Irwin, Canada

Sota Iwatani, Japan

Kamel Jabbari, Germany

Carolyn  Jackson, USA

Ian Janssen, Canada

Jacob Jaremko, Canada

Somchit Jaruratanasirikul, Thailand

Etienne Javouhey, France

Craig Jefferies, New Zealand

Jennifer Jelsma, South Africa

Erik Jensen, USA

Kelsey Jones, UK

Marek Jozwiak, Poland

Jaak Jurimae, Estonia

Anjali Joann Kaimal, USA

Lucia Kaiser, USA

Merja Kallio, Finland

Pradip Kamat, USA

Camille Omar Kamlin, Australia

Yogavijayan Kandasamy, Australia

Chuan-Liang Kao, Taiwan

Simon C Kao, USA

Lewis Kaplan, USA

Paul B Kaplowitz, USA

Neena Kapoor, USA

A A Kaptein, Netherlands

Kenichi Kashimada, Japan

Frederick Kaskel, USA

Frederick J Kaskel, USA

Anup Katheria, USA

Ravinder Kaur, USA

Karen Sue Kehl, USA

Aaron Kelly, USA

Thong Keong, Malaysia

Deanna Kepka, USA

Md Arifuzzaman Khan, Bangladesh

Omar Khan, USA

Anant Khositseth, Thailand

Michael Khoury, Canada

Hyun-Young Kim, South Korea

Eileen Kintner, USA

Andrew Kirby, UK

Lee Kirby, Canada

Matthias Klein, Germany

Neelam Kler, India

Antonie Kline, USA

Meda Kondolot, Turkey

Kai König, Australia

Eric Kort, USA

Kristine G Koski, Canada

Ania Koziell, UK

Tibor Kristian, USA

Sahana N Kukke, USA

Gajanan Kulkarni, Canada

Dhavendra Kumar, UK

Abera Kumie, Ethiopia

Nicholas Kuzik, Canada

Elisabeth Kylberg, Sweden

Margaret LP Adam, USA

Harrie Lafeber, Netherlands

Ingrid Laing, Australia

Kenneth Lam, USA

Jody Langdon, USA

Sigrun Lange, USA

Sigrun Lange, UK

Melissa L Langhan, USA

Bruce Larson, USA

Charles Larson, Canada

Donald Laub, USA

Julia Lechuga, USA

Chao-Hung Lee, USA

Gabsang Lee, USA

Gene Lee, USA

Henry Lee, USA

Hye-Seung Lee, USA

Sakari Lemola, UK

Diana Rosemary Lennon, New Zealand

Orly Levit, USA

Harvey Levy, USA

Marilyn Liang, USA

John Njuma Libwea, Finland

Joel Lim, Singapore

Diana Lin, Singapore

Hung-Chih Lin, Taiwan

Ming-Tai Lin, Taiwan

Ramon Lindauer, Netherlands

Hestbæk Lise, Denmark

Rong Liu, China

Robert Locke, USA

Maya Lodish, USA

Veena Logarajah, Singapore

Amos Loh, Singapore

Don Lollar, USA

Brenda Louw, USA

Joachim Luthander, Sweden

Joanna MacLean, Canada

Mathieu Maheu-Giroux, Canada

Kathryn Maitland, UK

Ashar Malik, Pakistan

Subha Mani, USA

Louise Maranda, USA

Pierluigi Marzuillo, Italy

Michael Mathai, Australia

Mogomotsi Matshaba, Botswana

Antigone Mavrudi, Greece

Emmie Mbale, Malawi

David Mccormick, USA

Nir Melamed, Canada

Seema Meloni, USA

Judith Mercer, USA

Rosan Meyer, UK

Todd Miller, USA

Tracie L Miller, USA

William Mitchell, USA

Madhukar Mittal, USA

Murthy Mittinty, Australia

Lynne Mofenson, USA

Anup Mohta, India

Rakesh Mondal, India

Adriana Montaño, USA

Kotsedi  Monyeki, South Africa

Sheila Moodie, Canada

Dorothy Moore, Canada

Kerri Morgan, USA

Michael Moritz, USA

Laura Morlacchi, Italy

Raffaella Mormile, Italy

Claudia Morris, USA

Peter A Mossey, UK

Anja Mowes, USA

Edina Moylett, Ireland

Sabrina John Moyo, Norway

Paul Mullan, USA

Andrew Munkacsi, New Zealand

Jonathan Muraskas, USA

Sean Murphy, USA

Deirdre Murray, Ireland

Daryl Murry, USA

Shamsun Nahar, Bangladesh

Jayasree Nair, USA

Cristiana Nascimento-Carvalho, Brazil

Mark Nellist, Netherlands

Lynnette Neufeld, Switzerland

Karen New, USA

Peter Newcombe, Australia

Hans Helmut Niller, Germany

Imran Nisar, Pakistan

Fidelis Njokanma, Nigeria

Antoni Noguera-Julian, Spain

Simonne Nouer, USA

Iona Novak, Australia

Glen Nowak, USA

Atunga Nyachieo, Kenya

Kerstin Hedberg Nyqvist, Sweden

Therese O’Sullivan, Australia

Richard Oberhelman, USA

Olatunde Ogundare, Nigeria

Angela Okolo, Nigeria

James Oleske, USA

Beth Olson, USA

Patricia O'Malley, USA

Kathleen M O'Neil, USA

Antony Opwora, Kenya

Kemal Örnek, Turkey

Louise Owen, Australia

Danièle Pacaud, UK

Eduard Ferrés Padró, Spain

Punam Pahwa, Canada

Pamela Palasanthiran, Australia

Saseendran Pallikadavath, UK

Rashmi Pant, India

Vana Papaevangelou, Greece

Leslie Parker, USA

Christian Parobek, USA

Joy B Parrish, USA

Sandipan Pati, USA

Patricia Pavlinac, USA

Giles Peek, USA

Reuben Pengelly, UK

Luis Pereira-Da-Silva, Portugal

Jamie Perin, USA

Riccardo Erennio Pfister, Switzerland

Jonathan Picker, USA

Halit Pinar, USA

Bobbi Pineda, USA

Virginia Pitzer, USA

Elke Platz, USA

Beth Pletcher, USA

Zenon Pogorelić, Croatia

John F Pohl, USA

Tugcin Polat, Turkey

Lynda E Polgreen, USA

Laura Polloni, Italy

Woei Bing Poon, Singapore

Alex Postma, Netherlands

Bernardo Hernández Prado, USA

Prasanna Premkumar, India

Andrew Prendergast, UK

Jennifer Protudjer, Sweden

Gloria Pryhuber, USA

Pramod S Puligandla, Canada

Kate Pumpa, Australia

Edward Purssell, UK

Teresa Quattrin, USA

Bin Huey Quek, Singapore

Raymond Quigley, USA

Pavani Ram, USA

Janis Randall Simpson, Canada

Smita Rao, USA

Thambidorai Rajendra Rao, Malaysia

Venkatachalam Raveenthiran, India

Wilburn Reddick, USA

Ulrike Reiss, USA

Aiguo Ren, China

Donna Rennie, Canada

Arja H Rimpela, Spain

Jeffrey D Robinson, USA

Joan Robinson, Canada

Celia Rodd, Canada

Christine Rodda, Australia

Carina Rodriguez, USA

Domenico Romeo, Italy

Diane Roscoe, Canada

Sarah Rose, UK

Ted Rosenkrantz, USA

Amerigo Rossi, USA

Erin Rothwell, USA

Sarah Rowland-Jones, UK

Belen Rubio, Spain

Phoebe Runciman, South Africa

Fiona Russell, Australia

C Anthony Ryan, Ireland

Michael E Rytting, USA

Askar S Chukmaitov, USA

Raya Saab, Lebanon

Irfan Saadi, USA

Mohammad Reza Sabri, Iran

Karim Sadak, USA

Saud A Sadiq, USA

Beth Saggers, Australia

Haruhiko Sago, Japan

Jorge Salazar, USA

Jeeva Sankar, India

Paramala Santosh, UK

Smeeta R Sardesai, USA

Anna Sarkadi, Sweden

Tomi Sarkanen, Finland

Debbie Saslow, USA

Iman Satti, UK

Kate Saunders, UK

Laura Sauve, Canada

Christine Savage, USA

Teresa Savage, USA

Kathleen Sawin, USA

Federico Schena, Italy

Bruce J Schlomer, USA

Pamela Schuetze, USA

Bernhard Schwaberger, Austria

Halden Scott, USA

Jane Scott, Australia

Shannon Scott, Canada

Bridie Scott-Parker, Australia

Philip Seidenberg, USA

Parag K Shah, India

Mahdi Shahriari, Iran

Mona Sharifi, USA

Don Sharkey, UK

Sumit Sharma, Sweden

Kimberly Shea, USA

Stephen Sheinkopf, USA

Jill Sherriff, Australia

Catherine Sherwin, USA

Ajoy Shetty, India

Helen Shoemark, USA

Helen Shoemark, Australia

Sven Arne Silfverdal, Sweden

Kari Simonsen, USA

Robert Simpson, USA

Richard Sindelar, Sweden

Ashk Singh, USA

Ramkaran Singh, India

Eric Lowell Singman, USA

Ian Sinha, UK

Robert Sinkin, USA

Cassian Sitaru, Germany

Joseph Skelton, USA

Tina Slusher, Nigeria

Hugo Soudeyns, Canada

Ulla Sovio, UK

Alicia Spittle, Australia

Vijay Srinivasan, USA

Amanda Staiano, USA

Philippe Steenhout, Switzerland

Catherine Stein, USA

Daniel Steinmann, Germany

Pernilla Stenström, Sweden

Peter Stenzel, USA

Lynne Sturm, USA

Qiaozhu Su, USA

Bernhard Suter, USA

Ajay Talati, USA

Alice Tang, USA

Ignacio E Tapia, USA

Laila Tata, UK

Mary Taylor, USA

Inga C Teller, Netherlands

Gianluca Terrin, Italy

Ravi Thiagarajan, USA

Joseph Ting, Canada

Sue Tolleson-Rinehart, USA

Karina Top, Canada

Susan B Torrey, USA

Jan Tøssebro, Norway

John S Tregoning, UK

Adriana Tremoulet, USA

Elena Tsourdi, Germany

Robert Tulloh, UK

Lyvonne Tume, UK

Indira U Mysorekar, USA

Osamu Uemura, Japan

Mark Underwood, USA

Sabita Uthaya, UK

Anneloes van Baar, Netherlands

H Rogier van Doorn, Viet Nam

James van Hook, USA

Marta van Loan, USA

Sandrijn van Schaik, USA

Jeroen van Vonderen, Netherlands

Sergio Vargas Munita, Chile

Cynthia Verchere, Canada

Rasa Verkauskiene, Lithuania

Anna Vetrano, USA

Sonia Villapol, USA

Sebastian Vollmer, USA

Wieger Voskuijl, Netherlands

Jaylyn Waddell, USA

Justin Wahlstrom, USA

Wendy Walker, USA

Kim Waller, USA

Anne Walsh, Australia

Sonya Wang, USA

Andrea Warner-Czyz, USA

David R Weber, USA

Nicolas Wein, USA

David Weinstein, USA

Constance G Weismann, USA

Scott Weiss, USA

Dany Weisz, Canada

Yeo Tsin Wen, Singapore

David Wenger, USA

Astrid L Wester, Norway

Lesley Wiart, USA

Pujitha Wickramasinghe, Sri Lanka

Jolanta Wierzba, Poland

Ariane Willems, Belgium

Leigh Wilson, Australia

Esko Wiltshire, New Zealand

Khin Than Win, Australia

Pattanee Winichagoon, Thailand

Stuart Winter, USA

Kelly Wood, USA

Charlotte Wright, UK

Ann Chen Wu, USA

Hsi-Yang Wu, USA

Courtney Wusthoff, USA

Wuxiang Xie, UK

Ramesh Y Bhatt, India

Zali Yager, Australia

Sohier Yahia, Egypt

Beverly Yashar, USA

Ediz Yesilkaya, Turkey

Takuya Yoshino, Japan

Christian Young, Australia

Fakir Yunus, Bangladesh

Paola Zagni, Italy

Zichria Zakay-Rones, Israel

Yinyin Zang, USA

Linjie Zhang, Brazil

Zhiyong Zhao, USA

Haidong Zhu, USA

Jiajun Zhu, China

Limin Zhu, China



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