20 Journalists Chosen for Public Health Training

The National Press Foundation has chosen 20 journalists for in-depth training on public health.

Over four days, journalists will learn the connections between chronic illness and social determinants such as housing, food security, livable wages and environmental quality. They’ll also learn about the emergence of multi-sector partnerships; the role of innovation and technology in public health; the economic impact of health disparities; and how to find relevant data for stories.

The training will take place July 16-19 in Washington, D.C.

The journalists are:

JoNel Aleccia | Kaiser Health News

Brianna Ehley | Politico

Devan Filchak | The Herald Bulletin (Anderson, Indiana)

Kenny Goldberg | KPBS (San Diego, California)

Esteban Hernandez | New Haven Register

Katie Jennings | Politico New Jersey

Katherine Kam | WebMD

Shefali Luthra | Kaiser Health News

Kathleen McGrory | Tampa Bay Times

Walter Middlebrook | The Detroit News

Noreen O’Donnell | NBC Universal

Helaine Olen | The Nation; Inc.; The Atlantic

Maria Polletta | The Arizona Republic

Sabriya Rice | The Dallas Morning News

Sean Rossman | USA Today

Bram Sable-Smith | KBIA/Side Effects Public Media

Elizabeth Simpson | The Virginian-Pilot

Crocker Stephenson | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Laura Ungar | Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)

Elly Yu | WABE (Atlanta, Georgia)

Funding for this training is provided by the de Beaumont Foundation.

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