Independent Judges Panels

Digital Media Award Judges

  • Julia Belluz, Senior Health Correspondent,
  • Aaron E. Carroll, Indiana University School of Medicine; contributor, The New York Times; The Incidental Economist; Healthcare Triage
  • Christopher J. Conover, Retired health policy faculty, Duke University; contributor, The Apothecary, Forbes
  • 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, President and CEO, Fortune
  • Meredith White, formerly Newsweek, ABC News and San Francisco Chronicle

Print Journalism Awards Judges

  • Eliza Barclay, Science and Health Editor,
  • John Carreyrou, Author of Bad Blood, formerly Investigative Reporter with 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
  • John Iglehart, Founding Editor, Health Affairs
  • Clifton Leaf, Editor-in-Chief, Fortune
  • 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
  • Karen DeSalvo, Chief Health Officer, Google
  • Sherry Glied, Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
  • Vicky Gregg, Consultant
  • 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
  • Gail R. Wilensky, Senior Fellow, Project HOPE

Television & Radio Award Judges

  • Callie Crossley, Television Commentator, GBH; Radio Commentator, NPR; former Health and Medicine Producer, 20/20, ABC News
  • Susan Dentzer, Visiting Fellow, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University; former Senior Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; former Health Correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, PBS
  • Gisele Grayson, Deputy Editor, Science Desk, NPR
  • Stone Phillips,; former Dateline NBC Anchor
  • Alice Pifer, Co-Producer, Beyond Hoarding Documentary; 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