Deborah E. Bender is a professor in the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina. She also codirects Pasos, the Language and Culture Learning Initiative, sponsored by the North Carolina Immigrant Health Coalition.
Christina Harlan is an instructor in the Schools of Public Health and Nursing, University of North Carolina, and the codirector of Pasos, the Language and Culture Learning Initiative.
Linda Ko is a native Spanish speaker who assisted with the development of the texts.
Irwin Stern is a professor of Spanish and Portuguese at North Carolina State University. He helped develop the medical Spanish program at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and directed the program from 1987 to 1997.