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2002 Kaiser Media Fellows

Jonathan Cohn, senior editor, The New Republic
Project: The transformation of American health care in the 1990s.
Read about Jonathan’s book, Sick, (HarperCollins, 2007)
Sexual Healing,” The New Republic (6/30/2003)
Beans for Life,” The New Republic (9/8/2003)
Uncharitable?New York Times (12/19/2004)

Barry Meier, author
Project: Prescription drug abuse, pain management, and addiction-OxyContin as a case study in regulating the next generation of powerful painkillers.
Interview with Barry Meier, author of Pain Killer (10/30/2003)

Jon Palfreman, senior producer, FRONTLINE
Project: The development, marketing, and pricing of prescription drugs.
The Other Drug War,” FRONTLINE (6/19/2003)

John Price Sankofa, reporter, The New York Amsterdam News
Project: Examining the social, cultural, and psychological roots of African-American health disparities.

Marc Shaffer, independent television producer
Project: Implementing California’s Proposition 36 – treatment as an alternative to incarceration for drug addiction.

Robin D. Stone, freelance writer and editor, New York City
Project: The impact of sexual abuse, focused on African-American families.
No Secrets, No Lies



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