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Gary Schwitzer is publisher of the website, leading a team of more than two dozen people who grade daily health news reporting by major U.S. news organizations.

In its first year, the project was honored with several journalism industry awards – the Mirror Award, honoring those who “hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit,” and the Knight-Batten Award for Innovations in Journalism.

His blog – which is embedded within – was voted 2009 Best Medical Blog in competition hosted by

Read more about his background.


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