Allen wins Goldsmith Award, joins ProPublica

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Pia Christensen (@AHCJ_Pia) is the managing editor/online services for AHCJ. She manages the content and development of healthjournalism.org, coordinates social media efforts of AHCJ and assists with the editing and production of association guides, programs and newsletters.

Marshall Allen, an award-winning AHCJ member, is joining ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative news organization based in New York.

Allen has been a health reporter at the Las Vegas Sun, where he most recently wrote about preventable errors in hospitals, for which he and Alex Richards just received the 2011 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.

Marshall Allen

Marshall Allen

Allen is a member of the 2010-11 class of AHCJ Media Fellowships on Health Performance with a focus on exploring whether transparency about hospital quality improves the quality of care for patients. In 2009, he was an AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellow.

He won second place in beat reporting in the 2007 Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. In 2008, he took third place in the medium newspaper category and second place in the limited report category. In the 2009 awards, he won first place in the beat reporting category.

Allen, who serves on AHCJ’s Finance and Development Committee, has contributed tip sheets and articles to the organization’s resources, including:

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