program brings together media experts and industry professionals
to discuss the responsibilities, opportunities, and impediments
that the media confronts when attempting to create a lively
and informed public dialogue around healthcare issues. The
discussion concerns the media’s coverage of important
health issues at both the state and federal level. The panel
explores how the media can better communicate and coordinate
coverage of important health issues affecting the public-at-large.
Additionally, it considers what barriers that impede the
dissemination of information.
Mary Alice Williams |
Carol Ann Campbell
Mary Alice Williams – who is with
CBS News and is an award-winning writer, anchor, and television
Carol Ann Campbell – a noted medical
reporter with The Star-Ledger.
Virgil Simons – a cancer survivor
and founder of The Prostate Net, a not-for-profit organization
that disseminates information on the treatment of prostate
cancer using a variety of media venues.
Jane Ellis – Vice President of Marketing,
Public Relations and Community Health at Holy Name Hospital.