Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

Independent Judges Panels

Digital Media Award Judges

  • Julia Belluz, Senior Health Correspondent, Vox.com
  • Christopher J. Conover, Research Scholar, Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research, Duke University; contributor, The Apothecary, Forbes
  • Austin Frakt, Health Economist, Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University; Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Adjunct Senior Fellow, The Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania; Editor-in-Chief, The Incidental Economist; regular contributor, The Upshot, The New York Times
  • Matthew Holt, Co-Chairman, Health 2.0; Founder, The Health Care Blog
  • Megan McArdle, Columnist, Bloomberg View
  • Michael Millenson, President, Health Quality Advisors LLC; Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; contributor, Forbes & The Health Care Blog
  • Alan Murray, Chief Content Officer, Time Inc.; President, Fortune
  • Meredith White, formerly Newsweek, ABC News and San Francisco Chronicle

Print Journalism Awards Judges

  • John Carreyrou, Investigative Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
  • Ceci Connolly, President and CEO, Alliance of Community Health Plans, formerly with The Washington Post
  • John Fauber, Medical Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, USA Today Network & MedPage Today
  • John Iglehart, Founding Editor, Health Affairs
  • Clifton Leaf, Editor-in-Chief, Fortune
  • Laurie McGinley, Staff Writer, The Washington Post
  • Fred Schulte, Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News

Research Award Judges

  • Laurence C. Baker, Professor & Chair of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University
  • Tsung-Mei Cheng, Health Policy Research Analyst, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University
  • William Custer, Associate Professor & Director, Center for Health Services Research, Georgia State University
  • Sherry Glied, Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
  • Vicky Gregg, Consultant
  • Jonathan Gruber, Ford Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (recused)
  • Joseph P. Newhouse, John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard University
  • Mark Pauly, Professor of Health Care Management & Business Economics an Public Policy, University of Pennsylvania (recused)
  • Gail R. Wilensky, Senior Fellow, Project HOPE

Television & Radio Award Judges

  • Steve Cheng, former Producer, ABC and NBC News
  • Callie Crossley, Television Commentator, WGBH; Radio Commentator, NPR; former Health and Medicine Producer, 20/20, ABC News
  • Susan Dentzer, President & CEO, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation; former Senior Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; former Health Correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, PBS
  • Gisele Grayson, Senior Producer, Science Desk, NPR
  • Stone Phillips, StonePhillipsReports.com; former Dateline NBC Anchor
  • Alice Pifer, Co-Producer, The Tikson Documentary on Hoarding Disorder; Co-Editor, The Authentic Voice: The Best Reporting on Race and Ethnicity; former Producer, ABC News
  • Julie Rovner, Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow, Kaiser Family Foundation, and Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News
  • Susan Wagner, Senior Coordinating Producer, Medical Unit, NBC News