- Peter McCullough was born in Buffalo, New York, on 29 December 1962. When a teenager, his family moved to Texas (Wichita Falls and later to Grapevine). He graduated from Baylor University in May 1984 and from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in June 1988. His residency in internal medicine was at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. Upon completion of his 3 years training in June 1991, he moved to Grayling, Michigan, and served as an internal medicine attending at Mercy Hospital for 2 years.
- Peter Kowey was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, January 4, 1950, and that is where he grew up. He graduated from Bishop Kendrick High School in June 1967 as Salutatorian and received a Presidential Scholarship to St. Joseph's College in Philadelphia where he graduated in May 1971, Cum Laude with a BS in Biology and was a member of the Alpha Sigma Nu honors program. From there he went to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for medical school graduating in 1975. His internship in internal medicine was at the Milton S.
- Bill Boden was born in Rochester, New York, on June 21, 1948, and he grew up there. He graduated from the McQuaid Jesuit High School in 1966, from LeMoyne College in Syracuse with honors in 1970, and from SUNY Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, New York, in 1974. His internship and 2-year residency in internal medicine was at the Boston University (BU) Hospitals. Between his resident years, he was a research fellow in the Cardiology Section also at Boston University Hospitals. His clinical fellowship in cardiology was at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston.
- Peter Libby was born in Berkeley, California, on February 13, 1947, and grew up in that city as well. He graduated in 1969 from the University of California (UC), Berkeley with a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and French literature, and earned his medical degree in 1973 from UC, San Diego. He trained in internal medicine and in cardiovascular diseases at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (now Brigham and Women's Hospital [BWH]) in Boston. During medical school, he was active in research, and continued this during his residency and fellowship.
- Larry Cohen was born on 27 March 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, and that is where he grew up. After finishing public schools in Brooklyn in 1950, he went to Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, graduating in 1954. From there, he returned to New York City to New York University School of Medicine, where he finished in 1958. He completed his internship and his first 2 years of medical residency at Yale-New Haven Medical Center in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1962, he went to Boston, Massachusetts, as a research fellow in cardiology at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, completing that training in June 1964, and the next month he returned to New Haven as a senior assistant resident at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center.
- Over the last decade, several physicians have encouraged me to interview my father for publication. For one reason or another, I failed to comply with these requests until recently, when we both attended a medical meeting aboard a ship in the Mediterranean. The men and the opportunity had finally met.