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Ida Dox, PhD, listed in Marquis Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World, is the senior author of several reference books in the medical sciences, including Melloni's Illustrated Dictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Parthenon Publishing) and Attorney's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (West Group), and is a co-author of the award-winning book Illustrated Review of Human Anatomy (J.B. Lippincott) and Melloni's Illustrated Student Atlas of Human Anatomy (Parthenon Publishing). Her many consulting services in medical communication and human anatomy have included working for the U.S. House of Representatives on the medical panel of the Select Committee on Assassinations, investigating the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. She testified with the medical panel before the congressional hearing about her involvement in the investigation. Her detailed study of the anatomical evidence and resulting illustrations are housed in the National Archives. Dr Dox was employed at Georgetown University School of Medicine and her scientific articles appear in professional journals. She resides near the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland, where she consults their voluminous medical literature and resources.