2002 Kaiser Mini-Fellows
2001/2002 Kaiser Mini-Fellows
Constance Alexander, freelance writer and independent producer, WKMS-FM
Reporting Area: End-of-life issues in rural western Kentucky.
Jenni Bergal, reporter, The Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Reporting Area: The Broward County mental health court – a model way to address cases involving mentally ill defendants?
Jill Brown, managing editor, Managed Care Week
Reporting Area: Converting Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans to for-profit companies, and the implications for enrollees.
Dudley Clendinen, author
Reporting Area: Growing old in America: life in a geriatric high-rise, a microcosm of coping with the new old age, on the shore of Tampa Bay.
Mary Coffman, co-director, Medill News Service, Washington, D.C.
Reporting Area: The impact of direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs.
Barbara Feder, medical reporter, The San Jose Mercury News
Reporting Area: The search for a viable microbicide-the politics, policy, research, and ethical issues surrounding clinical trials.
“Slowly, AIDS Spotlight Focuses on Microbicides for Women,” July 23, 2004
Jean Fisher, health/business writer, The News & Observer, Raleigh, NC
Reporting Area: The impact of managed care on academic medical centers.
Susan Thom Loubet, public radio host, KUNM/Radio, New Mexico
Reporting Area: Healthcare outreach efforts to special populations in New Mexico – how well do they work?
Camille Mojica Rey, freelance writer
Reporting Area: Changing the way Americans eat and exercise, with a focus on communities of color.
Ann Pappert, freelance writer
Reporting Area: Healthcare after welfare reform-the experience of residents in an inner-city New York neighborhood.
Tom Paulson, science/medical reporter, and Mike Urban, photographer, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Reporting Area: Efforts to tackle global health challenges, and transform the health status of communities worldwide.
Julie Reynolds, editor, El Andar magazine
Reporting Area: The impact of AIDS among migrant workers in California, and in their hometowns in Mexico.
Stephen Smith, managing editor and correspondent, American RadioWorks, Minnesota Public Radio
Reporting Area: The Cuban health care system.
Jamie Stobie, public television documentary producer
Reporting Area: How technological advances are being used and adapted by people with disabilities.
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