Welcome AHCJ’s newest members

About Andrew Smiley

Andrew Smiley is the executive director of AHCJ and its Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, and an assistant professor at the Missouri School of Journalism. Smiley comes to AHCJ from a sports broadcasting background, including nearly a decade at the Golf Channel/NBC Sports and a decade at ESPN, where he won an Emmy.

Welcome new membersPlease welcome these new professional and student members to AHCJ.

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

  • Denise Baez, senior managing editor, DocGuide, Elmont, N.Y. (@nymednewseditor)
  • Cindy Blye, freelance health journalist, Cary, N.C.
  • Sarah Boden, health and science reporter, 90.5 WESA News, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Herb Brody, chief supplements editor, Nature, Newton, Mass. (@hbrodyv)
  • Jackson Caudell, student, University of Georgia, Mount Airy, Ga. (@jacksoncaudell)
  • Brandon Gordon, student, Columbia University, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Rebecca Grapevine, independent journalist, Atlanta
  • Anna Jefferson, student, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
  • Robert Kieserman, executive director, The Power of the Patient Project, Cherry Hill, N.J.
  • Meg Kissinger, professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Fox Point, Wis. (@megkissinger1)
  • Tea Kvetenadze, student, Columbia University, New York, (@teakve)
  • Man Sum Lai, student, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Brooklyn, N.Y. (@SheliaLai)
  • Morgan Leafe, md, Freelance medical writer/editor, Santa Barbara, Calif.
  • Abigail Leonard, independent journalist, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan (@AL615)
  • Denali Lerch, student, University of Georgia, Villa Rice, Ga. (@denalilerch)
  • Karen Maniraho, student, Columbia University, Brooklyn, N.Y. (@maniraho)
  • Laura Ninger, independent journalist, Rutherford, N.J.
  • Annie Njanja, student, Columbia University, New York, (@Njanjaannie)
  • Fiona Rutherford, health care reporter, Bloomberg News, London, U.K.
  • Lee Sanderlin, student, Columbia University, New York
  • Chloe Shakin, student, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York (@chloe_shakin)
  • Danielle Sinay, student, Columbia University, Brooklyn, N.Y. (@daniellesinay)
  • Lori Stewart, adviser/writer, Ceca Foundation, Palmar Press, Carmel, Calif.
  • Keiko Yamada Haneda, doctor, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

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