Carol Eustice has been the About.com Guide to Arthritis since 1997. She started the first online Rheumatoid Arthritis chatroom on America Online in 1995 and is a former Registered Medical Technologist with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She has lived with rheumatoid arthritis for more than thirty years and her husband was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis nearly twenty years ago. She lives in Las Vegas.
Scott J. Zashin, M.D. is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Division of Rheumatology, in Dallas. He is also an attending physician at Presbyterian Hospitals of Dallas and Plano and a fellow of the American College of Physicians and Rheumatology. He lives in Dallas.