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Robert J. Davis

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Robert J. Davis

medical journalist, president and editor-in-chief
Everwell
Expertise: 
medical reporting, health policy, epidemiology,

Biography

Robert J. Davis, Ph.D., M.P.H., has more than 20 years' experience as a health and medical journalist. Currently, he serves as president and editor-in-chief of Everwell, a company that creates and distributes consumer health video content. Previously, he was executive producer of the award-winning PBS series "HealthWeek," a producer for CNN medical news, and a columnist for WebMD and The Wall Street Journal.  Davis teaches at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health and is the author of two books, The Healthy Skeptic (University of California Press, 2008) and Coffee Is Good for You (Penguin/Perigee, 2012).  A graduate of Princeton University, he holds a master's degree in public health from Emory and a Ph.D. in health policy from Brandeis University, where he was a Pew Foundation Fellow.

For information about his new book: www.coffeeisgoodforyoubook.com

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