About the Authors

Raymond N. Moynihan

raymoynihan@bond.edu.au

Affiliation Bond University, Robina, Australia

Georga P. E. Cooke

Affiliation Bond University, Robina, Australia

Jenny A. Doust

Affiliation Bond University, Robina, Australia

Lisa Bero

Affiliation University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Suzanne Hill

Affiliation Australian National University, Acton, Australia

Paul P. Glasziou

Affiliation Bond University, Robina, Australia

Competing Interests

RM, JD, and PG are involved in planning an international conference called Preventing Overdiagnosis. GC is a board member of General Practice Education and Training, Ltd; a registrar for the Medical Administration of the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia; and a former board member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. SH is a member of the PLOS Medicine editorial board and chairs the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, an independent advisory body for the Australian government. LB declares that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RM GC JD LB SH PG. Analyzed the data: RM GC JD LB SH PG. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: RM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: RM GC JD LB SH PG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RM GC JD LB SH PG. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: RM GC JD LB SH PG.