April 16, 2024

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Healthy and Fitness

AHCJ announces new board members for 2022-23

Laura Beil                                    Randy Dotinga                                     Deborah Schoch

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Freelance Journalists Laura Beil,  Randy Dotinga, and Deborah Schoch have been elected and will sign up for three incumbents on the Association of Overall health Treatment Journalists’ 2022-23 board of directors.

Beil, a Texas-primarily based journalist with far more than 20 decades of experience in well being and science composing, has beforehand been published in ProPublica, Texas Month to month, the New York Times and Science News. She acquired the 2018 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Professional medical Science Reporting from the Council for the Progression of Science Producing (CASW).

Dotinga, a California-based journalist, has been a freelance reporter for additional than 20 a long time, with operate showing up in the Washington Write-up, MedPage Now, and the Christian Science Observe. The longtime advocate for journalists has served as president of the American Culture of Journalists & Authors from 2014-2016, as properly as the NLGJA: The Affiliation of LGBTQ Journalists board of directors for eight yrs.

Schoch, a California-dependent journalist, invested 18 many years with the Los Angeles Instances before joining the USC-centered Centre for Overall health Reporting. Schoch now is effective as a freelance reporter with stores such as the New York Occasions and AARP to report on wellbeing issues in communities across the nation. She has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes and gained a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard to study science and legislation.

With each other, the a few new board associates have a lot more than 50 years’ experience as AHCJ associates.

Incumbents starting a new term consist of Carrie Feibel, NPR’s Science Desk Joyce Frieden, International Healthcare Information Team and MedPage Currently and Sabriya Rice, Kaiser Health News.

The board customers be a part of individuals elected very last year for two-calendar year terms: Christine Herman, health reporter at Illinois General public Media Sebastián Martínez Valdivia, public wellness reporter at KBIA and adjunct instructor at the Missouri Faculty of Journalism Marlene Harris-Taylor, managing producer at NPR/PBS affiliate ideastream Jeanne Erdmann, a Missouri-dependent freelancer Felice Freyer, wellness reporter at The Boston World and Gideon Gil, managing editor at STAT.

Officers will continue being in their existing positions till October 1 when a new slate will be elected.

The Affiliation of Overall health Treatment Journalists is an independent, nonprofit corporation dedicated to advancing public comprehension of overall health care troubles. Its mission is to increase the top quality, precision and visibility of well being care reporting, writing and enhancing. It is a community of about 1,500 people today committed to the greatest expectations of reporting, creating, modifying, and broadcasting in well being treatment journalism for the typical community and trade publications. The Association hosts a resource-laden web page, presents numerous fellowships for journalists, conducts coaching to aid journalists improve and progress their coverage and advocates for the absolutely free flow of details to the community. AHCJ is housed at the Missouri Faculty of Journalism.