Conversations in Global Health to feature Nancy Snyderman on May 18

Nancy Snyderman, MD, the former chief medical editor at NBC News, will discuss her career covering global health and medicine.

Nancy Snyderman

Physician, author and former broadcast journalist Nancy Snyderman, MD, will share insights from her storied career covering global health and medicine in a conversation May 18 with Paul Costello, Stanford Medicine’s chief communications officer.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 4:30 p.m. in room Munzer Hall of the Beckman Center (B060).

Snyderman recently joined Stanford as a consulting professor in the School of Medicine. She is the former chief medical editor at NBC News and previously worked as a consumer education executive at Johnson & Johnson and as a medical correspondent at ABC News.

She has reported on wide-ranging issues from all over the globe and has earned some of broadcast journalism’s most distinguished honors, including Emmy Awards and Edward R. Murrow Awards.

She began her career as a head and neck surgeon, one of the first women in the United States to specialize in the field, and her medical work has been published extensively in peer-reviewed journals.

Snyderman’s discussion is part of the Conversations in Global Health seminar series, organized by Stanford’s Center for Innovation in Global Health

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