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Reviewer acknowledgements 2017

The Editors and staff of BMC Women's Health would like to warmly thank all reviewers, whose comments helped to shape the journal, for their invaluable assistance with review of manuscripts in Volume 17 (2017).

Ahmed Mohamed Abbas Sobh, Egypt

B. Abdullah, Malaysia

Palli Valapila Abdulrouf, Qatar

Catherine Acton, Australia

Abiodun Idowu Adanikin, UK

Abiodun Adewuya, Nigeria

Tod Aeby, Qatar

Anthony Agbata, Nigeria

La Aguilera-Baneiro, Mexico

Magdy R. Ahmed, Egypt

Leonard Ajah, Nigeria

Aygül Akyüz, Turkey

Khurshed Alam, Bangladesh

Linda Aldoory, USA

Samah Al-Jabi, Palestine

Moamar Al-Jefout, Jordan

Mashael Alshaikh, UK

Ayman Al-Talib, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Altraigey, Egypt

Amanda R Amorim Adegboye, UK

Jean Anderson, USA

Ewa Andersson, Sweden

Rosita Aniuliene, Lithuania

Antonios Antoniou, Qatar

Atsuko Aoyama, Japan

Stephanie Arteaga, USA

Ludwin Artur, Poland

Adewale Ashimi, Nigeria

Sarah Ashton, USA

Eric Asimadu, Nigeria

Endalkachew Assefa, Ethiopia

Hanna Augustin, Sweden

Amir Aviram, Israel

Alison El Ayadi, USA

Nehad Ayoub, Jordan

Syed Khurram Azmat, Canada

Isaac A Babarinsa, Qatar

Narjes Bahri, Iran

Donna Baird, USA

Mehmet Baki Şentürk, Turkey

Rajesh Balkrishnan, USA

Lesley Barclay, Australia

Emily Baron, South Africa

Deborah A. Bartz, USA

Partha Sarathi Basu, France

Deborah Bateson, Australia

Nicola Beamish, Australia

Jennifer Beard, USA

Robert A. Bednarczyk, USA

Mags Beksinska, South Africa

Britni Belcher, USA

Janice F. Bell, USA

Johannes Berkhof, Netherlands

Cornelia Betschart, Switzerland

Shiva Bhandari, Nepal

Silvia Bianchi, Italy

Megan Billow, USA

Annette Bishop, UK

Tesera Bitew, Ethiopia

Kirsten Black, Australia

Marie Blomberg, Sweden

Tina Bloom, USA

Silvina Maria Bocca, USA

Marlies Y. Bongers, Netherlands

Himanshu Borase, UK

Pamela Botchway, USA

Mary Boulton, UK

Marie Hélène Bouvier-Colle, France

Anna Bowring, Australia

Murat Bozlu, Turkey

Hillary Bracken, USA

Virginia Braun, New Zealand

Brittany Brothers, USA

Hilary Brown, Canada

Heidi W. Brown, USA

Christina Bryant, Australia

Lauro Bucchi, Italy

Carol Bugge, UK

Lynn Clark Callister, USA

Bruce Carleton, Canada

Salvatore Caruso, Italy

Bethany Caruso, USA

Donatella Caserta, Italy

Alejandra Castanon, UK

Carl Castro, USA

Francesca Caumo, Italy

Sabri Cavkaytar, Turkey

Nuno Cerca, Portugal

Catherine Cerulli, USA

Monique Chaaya, Lebanon

Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Switzerland

Chi-Huang Chen, Taiwan

Ping-Hsin Chen, USA

Ying Cheong, UK

Hsiu-Mei Chiang, China

Johannes Chliaoutakis, Greece

Catherine Chojenta, Australia

Andrea Chomistek, USA

Mindy Christianson, USA

Janet Chu, Germany

Giacomo Ciocca, Italy

John Cleland, UK

Claudia Maria Coelho Alves, Brazil

Susan Cohn, USA

Martine Collumbien, UK

Emanuela Confalonieri, Italy

Marcia Edilaine Lopes Consolaro, Brazil

Mekeila Cook, USA

Caroline De Costa, Australia

Dustin Costescu, Canada

Susan Cowan, Denmark

Kim Cox, USA

Carie Cox, USA

Peter V. Coyle, UK

Sybil L. Crawford, USA

Suzannah Creech, USA

Margaret Cruickshank, UK

Heather Cubie, UK

Hannah Dahlen, Australia

Patrick Dällenbach, Switzerland

D.G. Dambhare, USA

Oliver Damm, Germany

Kristina Gemzell Danielsson, Sweden

Jaya A.R. Dantas, Australia

Blair Grant Darney, USA

Susan Davis, Australia

Angela Dawson, Australia

Joseph De Santis, USA

Roumi Deb, India

Jocelyn Dejong, Lebanon

Alfred Demaris, USA

Birgit Derntl, Germany

Haryana Dhillon, Australia

Preet Dhillon, India

Mojtaba Didehdar, Iran

Cyril Dim, Nigeria

Mai Do, USA

Jennifer Doering, USA

Yusuf Cetin Doganer, Turkey

Tam Truong Donnelly, Canada

Alison Drake, USA

Laura B. Drew, USA

Thomas R. Easterling, USA

Yasuhiko Ebina, Japan

Agnes Ebotabe Arrey, Belgium

Andrew Edmonds, USA

Kristina Edvardsson, Australia

Ji Einarsson, USA

Gillian Einstein, Canada

Dm Ejegod, Denmark

Eeva Ekholm, Finland

Anna Mia Ekström, Sweden

Maha El Tantawi, Saudi Arabia

Carolyn Ells, Canada

Akmal El-Mazny, Egypt

Khalifa Elmusharaf, Ireland

Sherif El-Nashar, USA

Eva A. Enns, USA

Mathias Epee, Australia

Cam Escoffery, USA

Birgitta Essén, Sweden

Jemma Evans, Australia

Euzebus Ezugwu, Nigeria

Cynthia Fair, USA

Abiodun Fakokunde, UK

Chia-Kwung Fan, Taiwan

Omar Farouk, Egypt

Elisabeth Faxelid, Sweden

Gedefaw Abeje Fekadu, Ethiopia

Sarah Feldman, USA

Richard Fielding, Hong Kong

Florian Fischer, Germany

Colleen Fisher, Australia

Patricia Fitzpatrick, Ireland

Priscilla Flynn, USA

Mariana Fogacci, Brazil

Julian D. Ford, USA

Diana Foster, USA

Maria Luisa Framarino-Dei-Malatesta, Italy

Pasquale De Franciscis, Italy

Suzanne Fredericks, USA

Lynn P. Freedman, USA

Xavier Fritel, France

Caren Frost, USA

M. Futamura, Japan

Thomas W. Gaither, USA

Pragya Gartoulla, Australia

Solomon  Gebrehiwot, Ethiopia

Alem Gebremariam, Ethiopia

Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj, UK

Trudie Gerrits, Netherlands

Rauf Ghani, Qatar

Melanie Gibson-Helm, USA

Livia Giordano, Italy

Paolo Giorgi Rossi, Italy

Scott Going, USA

Srinivas Goli, USA

Zuzanna Goluch-Koniuszy, Poland

I. Gonzalez-Casanova, USA

Saara Greene, Canada

Franco Guidozzi, South Africa

Sepali Guruge, Canada

Dubravko Habek, Croatia

Marwan Habiba, UK

Lisa Haddad, USA

William Bill Hague, Australia

Alison Hall, UK

Mukhri B. Hamdan, Malaysia

Saima Hamid, Pakistan

Karin Hammarberg, Australia

Zhenyan Han, China

Krisztina Z Hanley, USA

Kevin Hanretty, Qatar

Ross Hansen, Australia

Liisa Hantsoo, USA

Karen Hardee, USA

Diane Harper, USA

Laura Harris, USA

Sheri Hartman, USA

Katherine Hartmann, USA

Abigail Hatcher, USA

Brandie Heald Leach, USA

Amy Hector, Canada

Haley Hedlin, USA

Ahmed Hefnawy, USA

Kelsey L. Hegarty, Australia

Oskari Heikinheimo, Finland

Julie Hennegan, USA

Catherine M. Herba, Canada

Julie H Hernandez, USA

Jeremy Jonathan Owen Herod, Qatar

Jacqueline Hirth, USA

Megan Hitchins, USA

Drorith Hochner, Israel

Theresa Hoke, USA

Kathryn J. Holland, USA

Kelsey Holt, USA

Sara Holton, Australia

Matthew Hopkins, USA

Kristine Hopkins, USA

Renee Rienecke Hoste, USA

Denise Howard, Qatar

Julius Hreinsson, Sweden

Vivian Huang, Canada

Megan Huchko, USA

Joel W. Hughes, USA

Tonda Hughes, USA

Karin Humphries, Canada

Myra Hunter, UK

Soo-Young Hur, South Korea

Cameron Hurst, Thailand

Safeera Hussainy, Australia

Michaela Hynie, Canada

Ikechukwu Iloabachie, Nigeria

Gabriel Iloabachie, Nigeria

Roger Ingham, UK

Octavian Ioachimescu, USA

Tracy Irwin, USA

Aya Ishiguro, Japan

Rakib Islam, USA

Alaa El-Din Mahmoud Ismail Mahmoud, Egypt

Taha Itani, Germany

Rema Iyer, UK

Moune Jabre Raughley , Qatar

Susan Jack, Canada

Robert Jacobson, USA

Samson Jamesdaniel, USA

Teresa Janevic, USA

Klaus Jansen, Germany

Matthias Jentschke, Germany

Jesus Salvador Jiménez López, Spain

Erik J. Nelson, USA

Maree Johnson, Australia

Helen J. Jones, UK

Rachel Jones, USA

Chen Kai, China

Astrid Kamperman, Netherlands

Srinivasan Kannan, India

Paul Kaplowitz, USA

Lydia Karamura, UK

Rajendra Karkee, Nepal

S.N. Karras, Greece

Margaret P. Kasaro, USA

Getachew Mullu Kassa, Ethiopia

Ahmed Kassab, Australia

Maria Katapodi, USA

Cihan Kaya, Turkey

Warren Kealy-Bateman, Australia

Linda Kelemen, USA

Louise Keogh, Australia

Deanna Kepka, USA

Michelle Kermode, Australia

Roxanne Keynejad, UK

Marjan Khajehei, Australia

Ahmad Khosravi, Iran

Lunic Base Khoza, South Africa

Mika Kigawa, Japan

Sylvia Kirchengast, Austria

Preben Kjölhede, Sweden

András Költő, Ireland

Dafopoulos Konstantinos, Greece

Kristine Koski, Canada

Cynthia Kratzke, USA

Graciela Krikun, USA

Alka Kriplani, India

Marlena Kruger, New Zealand

Anil G. Kumar, India

Betty Kwagala, Uganda

Made Laanpere, Estonia

Riyadh Lafta, USA

Carita Lannér, Canada

Roderick  Larsen-Reindorf, Ghana

Minh Le, Australia

Patricia Leahy-Warren, Ireland

Brigitte Leeners, Switzerland

Xiaoyan Iris Leng, USA

Teresa Leyro, USA

Michal Liebergall, Israel

Danuta Ligocka, Poland

Erika Limoncin, Italy

Robert Liston, Canada

Deborah Loxton, Australia

Regan Lucas Bailey, USA

Helena Luginbuehl, Switzerland

Richard Lynen, USA

Leslie Macdonald, USA

Kazuyo Machiyama, UK

Ahmed Ali Madar, Norway

Stephanie Madill, Canada

Tracy Madsen, USA

Brianna Magnusson, USA

Shruthi Mahalingaiah, USA

Mari Kannan Maharajan, Malaysia

Bathsheba Mahenge, Tanzania

Mohammad Afzal Mahmood, Australia

Amr Mahran, USA

Mats Malqvist, Sweden

Joemer Maravilla, Australia

Adna Thaysa Marcial Da Silva, Brazil

Manuel Marcos, Spain

Lena Marions, Sweden

Hanns-Ulrich Marschall, USA

S.L. Martin, USA

Fatai Maruf, Nigeria

Matthews Mathai, UK

Zoë Matthews, UK

Kristin Mattocks, USA

Heather McCauley, USA

Karalyn McDonald, Australia

Kathleen McNamee, Australia

Puja K. Mehta, USA

Pauline Siew Mei Lai, Malaysia

Cilia Mejia-Lancheros, Ireland

Ellen Menkhorst, Australia

Ruth Merkatz, USA

Mengistu Meskele, Ethiopia

Beth Meyerson, USA

Kristin Mickelson, USA

Sperlich Mickey, USA

Themistoklis Mikos, Greece

Elizabeth Miller, USA

Brandy-Joe Milliron, USA

Puneet Misra, India

Annarosa Mistro, Italy

Mona Mittal, USA

P.D. Moerland, Netherlands

Sanjay Mohanty, India

Glen Mola, Papua New Guinea

Ilza Maria Urbano Monteiro, Brazil

Susanne B. Montgomery, USA

Patricia Moorman, USA

James Morandini, Australia

Imran Morhason-Bello, Nigeria

Doralba Morrone, Italy

Forough Mortazavi, Iran

Susan B. Moskosky, USA

Foong Ming Moy, Norway

Cheryl Moyer, USA

Nazeem Muhajarine, Canada

Varsha Mulik, Qatar

Tariq Munshi, Canada

Alfred Murage, Kenya

Kentaro Murakami, Japan

Oz Murat, Turkey

Miles Murphy, USA

Maureen A. Murtaugh, USA

Siti Muslimatun, Indonesia

Swapna Muthusamy, India

Lillian Mwanri, Australia

Aziza Nassar, USA

Joseph Nassif, Lebanon

Ahmed Nassr, USA

Aliya Naz, Qatar

P. Negi, India

Anita Nelson, USA

Karen New, Australia

David Ngilangwa, Tanzania

Evert Nieboer, Canada

Najmosama Nikrui, USA

Kim Notten, Netherlands

Sara Nowakowski, USA

Theo Nwankwo, Nigeria

Ikechukwu Obi, Nigeria

Manjula O'Connor, Australia

Sonia Odette Lewycka, New Zealand

Michael W. O'Hara, USA

Gbemisola Okunoye, Qatar

Abiodun Oladipo, Canada

Regina Oladokun, Nigeria

Adesina Oladokun, Nigeria

Maria Giulia Olivari, Italy

Christine Olson, USA

Kavita Ongechi, USA

Elijah Onwudiwe, Nigeria

Azubuike Onyebuchi, Nigeria

Tonia Onyeka, Nigeria

Sarah Oppeneer Nomura, USA

A. Olmos Ortiz, USA

Oluleke Osoba, UK

Sajaratulnisah Binti Othman, Malaysia

Nancy Padian, USA

Santiago Palacios, Spain

Shanta Pandey, USA

Anuradha Paranjape, USA

B.C. Paria, USA

Nick Parr, Australia

Daniela Pasquali, Italy

Julietta Patnick, UK

Raimondo Pavarin, Italy

Mihaela Pavlicev, USA

Edward J. Pavlik, USA

Mary Ellen Pavone, USA

Deborah Payne, New Zealand

Erin Pearson, USA

Giorgia Perniola, Italy

Janette Perz, Australia

Peizhong Peter Wang, Canada

Brian M Peters, USA

C. Matthew Peterson, USA

Andrey Petrikovets, USA

Edyta Catalina Pirog, USA

James Pivarnik, USA

Anne Florence Plante, Australia

Nicola Pocock, UK

Rina Pradhan, Nepal

Rina Pradhan, Nepal

Eva K. Pressman, USA

Jerilynn Prior, Canada

Camille Ragin, USA

Lalini Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka

Aleksandar Rajkovic, USA

Andrea Rapkin, USA

Vibeke Rasch, Denmark

Garth Rauscher, USA

Anita Ravi, USA

Edle Ravndal, Norway

William Rawlinson, Australia

Subha Ray, India

Stephan Joel Reshkin, Italy

Grace Reynolds, USA

Debra Richardson, USA

Solina Richter, Canada

Roger Rochat, USA

Anna Joy Rogers, USA

Katherine Roland, USA

Shoshana Rosenberg, USA

Sam Rowlands, UK

Lisa Russell, USA

Bushra Sabri, USA

Emma Sacks, USA

Anne G. Sadler, USA

Jalal Safipour, Sweden

Daljit Singh Sahota, Hong Kong

Shumayla Saifi, India

Sarah Saleem, Pakistan

Naguib Salleh, Malaysia

Daman Saluja, India

Hemmanur Samartha Ram, India

Valsangkar Sameer, India

B. Sangsawang, Thailand

Marion Saville, Australia

Kourosh Sayehmiri, Iran

Armin Schneider, Germany

Andrew Sciallis, USA

Marilyn Scott, Canada

Chris Segrin, USA

Dan Selo-Ojeme, UK

Martin Sénéchal, Canada

Sanjeewa A Seneviratne, Sri Lanka

Argentina Servin, USA

Vidya Seshan, Oman

Alberto Severini, Canada

Omar Shaaban, Egypt

Nazar Shabila, Iraq

Touran Shafiei, Australia

Mohd Abdullah Shahata, Qatar

Arti Sharma, UK

Dipali Sharma, USA

Michele Shedlin, USA

Jian-Zhong Sheng, China

Jane Shen-Gunther, USA

Vicky Sheppeard, Australia

Jackie Sherrard, UK

David Sheyn, USA

Tarek Shokeir, Egypt

Carmit-Noa Shpigelman, Israel

Roman Shrestha, USA

Kamran Siddiqi, UK

Tiffany A. Moore Simas, USA

Leickness Chisamu Simbayi, South Africa

Daisy Singla, Canada

Daisy Singla, Canada

Carlos Siqueira, USA

Vegard Skirbekk, USA

Tania L. Slatter, New Zealand

Karen Smith-Mccune, USA

Alex Smolak, USA

Siim Sõber, Estonia

Adekunle Sobodu, UK

Tomáš Sobotka, Austria

Edgardo Somigliana, Italy

Marilyn Sawyer Sommers, USA

Kenzo Sonoda, Japan

Mário Sousa, Portugal

Sheila Sprague, Canada

Jonathan Stadler, South Africa

Lesley Stafford, Australia

Joseph B. Stanford, USA

Natalia Stanulewicz, UK

Malcolm Steinberg, Canada

Olof Stephansson, Sweden

Judith Stephenson, UK

Erin Stern, UK

Christiane Stock, Denmark

Melanie Straiton, Norway

Yinghao Su, USA

Asvini Subasinghe, Australia

Malavika Subramanyam, India

Saraswati Sukumar, USA

Cris Sullivan, USA

Sakari Suominen, Finland

Anne-Laure Sutter-Dallay, France

Komsun Suwannarurk, Thailand

Bronwyn Sweeney, New Zealand

Lene Symes, USA

András Szilágyi, Hungary

Jennifer Tabler, USA

Angela Taft, Australia

Iztok Takač, Slovenia

Emile Tan, Singapore

Hailin Tang, China

Edward James Tanner, USA

Peng Tao, China

Hannah Tappis, USA

Edith Tarimo, Tanzania

Jeff Taylor, Canada

Tesfalidet Tekelab, Ethiopia

Meredith Temple-Smith, Australia

Masakazu Terauchi, Japan

Michelle Teti, USA

Shanthi Thambiah, Malaysia

Charalampos Theofanakis, Greece

Morounfolu Thompson, Qatar

Jim Thornton, UK

Wilfreda Thurston, Canada

Tizta Tilahun, Kenya

Hasan Topçu, Turkey

Thach Tran, Australia

Edouard Tuaillon, France

David Turok, USA

Mustafa Gazi Uçar, Turkey

Emmanuel Ajuluchukwu Ugwa, USA

Alison Uku, UK

Murat Ulukus, Turkey

Uche Umeh, Nigeria

Yaprak Üstün, Turkey

Lisa Vallely, Australia

Rafael Van den Bergh, Belgium

Eric Van Furth, Netherlands

Folkert Van Kemenade, Netherlands

Ruth M.A. van Nispen, Netherlands

Jos van Roosmalen, Netherlands

Szabolcs Várbíró, Hungary

Louisa Velentzis, Australia

Sarah Verbiest, USA

Taryn Vian, USA

Marianne Vidler, Canada

Paola Vigano, Italy

Simone Vigod, Canada

Alina Vrieling, Netherlands

Jeannette Wade, USA

Gagandeep K. Walia, India

Kristin Wall, USA

Anne Wallis, USA

David Walmer, USA

Richard B. Warnecke, USA

Echo L. Warner, USA

Kenji Watanabe, Japan

Felice Watt, Australia

Suzanne Wenzel, USA

Brian Whitcomb, USA

Britta Wigginton, Australia

Verina Wild, Germany

Pattanee Winichagoon, Thailand

Norman Wirsik, Germany

Lauren Wisk, USA

Mellissa Withers, USA

Josephine Pui-Hing Wong, Canada

Roisin Worsley, Australia

Nicole Wright, USA

Joseph Kwame Wulifan, Ghana

Sandy K. Wurtele, USA

Onipede Wusu, Nigeria

Tevfik Yoldemir, Turkey

Mohamed Youssef, Egypt

John Yovich, Australia

Nese Yuksel, Canada

Habakkuk Yumo, Cameroon

Athanasios Zahariou, Greece

Margareth Zanchetta, Canada

Ingeborg Zehbe, Canada

Berihun Zeleke, Australia

Phyllis Zelkowitz, Canada

Kui Zhang, USA

Lulu Zhao, USA

Manuel Zorzi, Italy

Ami Zota, USA