AHCJ member wins LA Emmy for PCOS coverage

About Andrew Van Dam

Andrew Van Dam of The Wall Street Journal previously worked at the AHCJ offices while earning his master’s degree at the Missouri School of Journalism.

AHCJ member Gerri Shaftel Constant of KTTV-Los Angeles earned her 10th Los Angeles Area Emmy Award for a three-part series on polycystic ovary syndrome, a female hormone disorder. The series profiled two women who suffer from PCOS, as well as a local physician who is a national pioneer in its management. PCOS is linked to obesity, acne, diabetes and facial hair growth, as well as numerous other associated symptoms. The series was titled “Hormone Nightmare,” and won in the “Medical News Story – Multi Report” category.

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