We would like to acknowledge the contributions of others to iPAD.
Phil Thorne was the original programmer who designed the PAD database.
Dr. Darlene Smucny visited most of the orginial contributing sites and worked with them to identify
appropriate data for entry. Dr. Mark Lane, Dr. Don Ingram, and Dr. George Roth along with others from NIA,
WNPRC and various contributors whose diligent work has led to iPAD. We would also like to thank NORC for
their development of the internet-based PAD and also Tom Lynch and Neal Chen for their IT support.
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