Welcome to AHCJ’s newest members

Len Bruzzese

About Len Bruzzese

Len Bruzzese is the executive director of AHCJ and its Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. He also is an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and served for nearly 20 years in daily journalism.

Please welcome AHCJ’s newest members. All new members are welcome to stop by this post’s comment section to introduce themselves.

  • Robert Allen, managing editor, WebMD, Atlanta
  • Jennifer Anyaegbunam, medical student, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va. (@JenniferAdaeze)
  • Dr. Ihsan Azzam, state epidemiologist, Nevada State Health Division, Carson City, Nev.
  • Pauline Bartolone, health reporter, Capital Public Radio, Sacramento, Calif. (@CapRadioHealth)
  • Bruce Burnett, independent journalist, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada (@healthnatural1)
  • Zosia Chustecka, news editor, Medscape Oncology, Kent, United Kingdom
  • Patricia Collins, independent journalist, Columbus, Ohio
  • Hope Cristol, executive editor, Arthritis Today, Georgia
  • Reese Dunklin, staff writer, The Dallas Morning News, Dallas
  • Walter Eisner, senior writer, Orthopedics This Week, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Vivien Fellegi, independent journalist, Toronto
  • Christine Frank, publisher, Christine Frank and Associates, Fredricksburg, Va. (@christinefrank)
  • Kristen Georgi, independent journalist, Warwick, N.Y.
  • Thomas Gionis, president, Aristotle University, Irvine, Calif.
  • Christopher Goins, reporter, CNS News, Suitland, Md.
  • Carey Goldberg, co-host, WBUR Common Health, Brookline, Mass. (@commonhealth)
  • Sharon Guynup, independent journalist, Hoboken, N.J.
  • Dirk Hanson, independent journalist, Ely, Minn. (@dirk57)
  • Katy Healey, reporter, Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Neb.
  • Patrick Hooper, student, University of Georgia
  • Judith Isreal Rosen, publisher, The Medicare News Group, Glencoe, Ill.
  • Lorraine L. Janeczko, M.P.H., medical writer, Atlanta
  • Megan C. Johnson, reporter, KOLN/KGIN-Grand Island, Neb.
  • Richard Kerr, group editor, Advanstar Communications, North Olmsted, Ohio
  • Elizabeth Landau, writer/producer, CNN, Atlanta (@lizlandau)
  • Lindsay Lyon, health news editor, U.S. News & World Report, Washington, D.C.
  • Hedy Marks, independent journalist, Georgia
  • Don Meadows, writer/editor, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Cumming, Ga.
  • Kamal Menghrajani, intern, KQED News-Health Unit, San Francisco
  • Anne Messenger, editor, Medical Observer, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia (@annegmmm)
  • Jonathan Mintz, senior health reporter, WebMD, Georgia
  • Michael Morton, health & science reporter, Metro West Daily News, Watertown, Mass.
  • Ruth Nasrullah, independent journalist, Houston, Texas (@ruthnasrullah)
  • Tyurina Natalya, deputy head of department, RIA Novasti, Russia
  • Patricia A. Newman-Horm, independent journalist, Annapolis, Md.
  • Elise Oberliesen, independent journalist, Westminster, Colo.
  • Denis Paiste, independent journalist, Salem, N.H. (@dpaiste)
  • Katrina Parker, assistant managing editor, WebMD, Hiram, Ga.
  • Jennie Phipps, independent journalist, Gibraltar, Mich. (@jennielp)
  • Steve S. Ryan, Ph.D, doctor, A-FiB.com, Malibu, Calif.
  • Melissa Schenkman, independent journalist, Atlanta
  • Terry Sheridan, independent journalist, North Conway, N.H.
  • Sarah Smedley, independent journalist, New York (@ssmedley)
  • Trine Tsouderos, science & medical writer, Chicago Tribune, Chicago
  • Stephanie Vozza, independent journalist, Rochester Hills, Mich.
  • Stephanie Watson, independent journalist, Smyrna, Ga.
  • Karen Weintraub, health/science journalist & adjunct professor, Boston University, Cambridge, Mass. (@kweintraub)
  • Jennifer White, reporter, The California Advocate, Fresno, Calif.
  • Robin Yamakawa, health editor, WebMD, Georgia
  • Caroline Young, independent journalist, Atlanta
  • Erkan Yuksel, professor, Anadolu University, Turkey

If you haven’t joined yet, see what member benefits you’re missing out on: Access to more than 50 journals and databases, tip sheets and articles from your colleagues on how they’ve reported stories, conferences, workshops, online training, reporting guides and more. Join AHCJ today to get a wealth of support and tools to help you.

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