• Health Law & Policy Forum

The Press, the Public, and Health Reform

Hosted by Suffolk University Law School
Director: Marc A. Rodwin
The Forum features lectures, meetings and other health law and policy activities.

October 28, 2009
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Function Room - 1st Floor

Trudy Lieberman

Trudy Lieberman is the director of the health and medical reporting program at the Graduate School of Journalism, City University of New York.  She is a contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation, and has written a column about health and the marketplace for the Los Angeles Times.  Ms. Lieberman was previously the director of the Center for Consumer Health Choices at Consumers Union.  She has also held teaching positions at New York University, Columbia, Case Western Reserve and SUNY New Paltz.  She began her career as a consumer writer for the Detroit Free Press.  Her numerous honors and awards include: two National Magazine Awards; ten National Press Club Awards; five Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Club Awards; a Fulbright Fellowship; a John J. McCloy Fellowship; a Joan Shorenstein Fellowship from Harvard University; and an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Nebraska.  Ms. Lieberman is the author of five books, among which are Slanting the Story: the Forces That Shape the News and the Consumer Reports Guide to Health Services for Seniors, which was named one of the best consumer health books by Library Journal.  She is currently working on another book about health care in America.  Ms. Lieberman is president of the Association of Health Care Journalists, has served on the board of directors for the National Committee for Quality Assurance and the Medicare Rights Center, and is a member of the California Health Benefits Review Program.  She holds a B.S. with distinction from the University of Nebraska and earned a certificate in business and economics journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Please RSVP to Lisa Parker at lparker@suffolk.edu.

 

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