November 2013 Fellows

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Dennis Domrzalski_1.jpgDennis Domrzalski

Dennis Domrzalski is a reporter with the Albuquerque Business First newspaper. He covers health care, banking and the economy and writes for the paper’s daily website and its weekly print edition.  He’s a 33-year news veteran of daily newspapers and wire services.




blogJayGreeneJay Greene

I am senior reporter with Crain’s Detroit Business. I cover health care, energy and the environment.  I also worked at Modern Healthcare and American Medical News in Chicago. My career began as county commission reporter at the Bradenton Herald, where I also covered the local hospital.




hammack_nLaurence Hammack

Laurence Hammack covers the business of health care for The Roanoke Times, a mid-sized daily in the mountains of Virginia. Before he took the beat with some trepidation — he has white coat syndrome — Hammack covered courts and legal issues for much of his 28-year career.




IMG_4675Catherine Larkin

Catherine Larkin is a health reporter for Bloomberg News in Chicago. She writes about companies and regulation for Bloomberg First Word, a breaking news digest. She recently moved to Chicago from southern Indiana and previously spent six years in Washington covering the FDA.




HilaryLau_ColorHilary Lau

Hilary Lau is the Dallas-based assistant editor of D CEO magazine and its online verticals D Healthcare Daily and D Real Estate Daily. She graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has written for publications in Arkansas, California, Missouri, and Texas.




LuhbyTami Luhby

Tami Luhby is a senior writer at CNNMoney and covers Obamacare, the middle class and income inequality. She previously covered personal finance for Newsday. In her spare time, she teaches at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and does marathons and triathlons with her husband.




Kevin_McKenzieKevin McKenzie

Kevin McKenzie, reporter for The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal since 1985. Currently one of four reporters and one editor on the business staff. Other assignments have included city hall, crime, special projects and editorial page writing/reporting. Previously worked for the Statesman-Journal in Salem, Oregon.




tia mitchell mugTia Mitchell

Tia Mitchell covers state government, politics, higher education and health care policy in the Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald Tallahassee Bureau. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Florida A&M University. She previously worked at the Florida Times-Union, Tallahassee Democrat and Ocala Star-Banner newspapers.




Tom.1Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy covers insurers, drugstore chains and the health care overhaul for The Associated Press business desk. His job includes a mix of breaking news, earnings coverage and longer enterprisers that try to explain what will happen in health care before it happens.




Vanessa_Renderman_mugVanessa Renderman

Vanessa Renderman is the health care reporter for The Times of Northwest Indiana, the second largest media company in Indiana. The 33-year-old has worked in newspapers since graduating from Purdue University in 2001. She recently won a Peter Lisagor Award for journalism from the Chicago Headline Club.




Kristen SchorschKristen Scholrich

Kristen Schorsch is a health care reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business, covering hospitals, insurance and pharmaceutical companies. She’s covered everything from public officials and programs wasting taxpayer dollars to crime and coffin parties, at the Chicago Tribune, the Daily Southtown and the Iowa City Press-Citizen.





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I’m the workplace/economics reporter for the Houston Chronicle and I write a weekly column called “Working.” I cover a wide array of employment-related subjects including wages, working conditions, health/safety and employee benefits. I have a special interest in personal finance and I find myself writing a lot about employment-related financial issues including 401(k) fees, insurance products and retirement. I’m a transplanted Texan; I grew up in Wisconsin.


Kate Smith

Kate Smith is a Senior Reporter at Debtwire Municipals, a newswire focused on the fixed income market and part of The Financial Times Group.  Kate has also worked on The Baltimore Sun’s metro desk and had work featured in The Washington Post, The Hartford Courant, and


JimSpencerphoto (1)Jim Spencer

Jim Spencer covers the impact of federal politics and regulation on the country’s largest medical device maker and health insurance company for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He is a former Denver Post columnist and former communications director of the University of Colorado School of Medicine.




steenhuysen1Julie Steenhuysen

Julie Steenhuysen has been covering health and science topics for Reuters for more than a decade. She joined the company in 2000 as a medical device specialist, covering various developments in technology from the nation’s biggest medical device companies. In 2000, she became leader of the U.S. health equities team, overseeing 10 reporters covering  pharmaceuticals and healthcare companies.

For the past five years, Steenhuysen has worked as U.S. health and science correspondent, writing for a mix of business and general audiences on topics ranging from cancer genomics and Alzheimer’s to particle physics and “superstorms”. She has lately joined a team at Reuters focusing on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.


Wall, J.K.1 2009J.K. Wall

J.K. Wall is a health care and education reporter at the Indianapolis Business Journal, and the author of The Dose blog on health care finance. A graduate of DePauw University, he has been a business reporter since joining The Indianapolis Star in 2001.




wasik-9119John Wasik

John F. Wasik writes for Reuters, The New York Times, Forbes and The Fiscal Times. He’s the author of 14 books, including his most recent — Keynes’s Way to Wealth — which will be published by McGraw-Hill Nov. 29.





whitemanphotoDoug Whiteman

Doug Whiteman is the insurance editor for He is overseeing the personal finance website’s coverage of the Affordable Care Act and has provided Obamacare analysis for other media, including Fox Business and ABC Radio. Previously, he was consumer editor for Associated Press Radio.





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