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    Dr. Michael Nedelman blends unique expertise in media and global health. He leads the Health Equity Media Fellowship at Stanford University and works with an innovative organization called Maisha Meds, which is using technology to expand healthcare access in sub-Saharan Africa.


    He previously covered health and medicine as a journalist for CNN, earning an Emmy nomination for the network's acclaimed reporting on the Covid-19 pandemic. As producer for the inimitable Dr. Sanjay Gupta, he was part of a team known for excellent reporting and storytelling — also winning a Cronkite Award for tackling misinformation during the pandemic.


    Before CNN, he was a digital producer for the ABC News Medical Unit, worked on public health campaigns at the World Health Organization in New Delhi, and trained at the Stanford Journalism Program as part of the university's Global Health Media Fellowship.


    He received his MD from the Stanford School of Medicine, where he is currently appointed as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care & Population Health. He also holds a BA in Film Studies from Yale.