Carol Landau, Ph.D., is a clinical professor in the departments of psychiatry and human behavior and medicine at Alpert Medical School, Brown University. Dr. Landau is an award-winning author and speaker, and maintains an independent practice as a health consultant and clinical psychologist. Most of Dr. Landau’s career has been devoted to the education of consumers and physicians and improving the communication between them. Dr. Landau is the coauthor of The New Truth About Menopause: Straight Talk About Treatments and Choices from Two Leading Women Doctors and The Complete Book of Menopause: Every Woman’s Guide to Good Health. Previously, Dr. Landau was a contributing editor at McCall’s magazine and wrote a monthly health column for seven years. Visit Dr. Landau at CarolLandau.com.