David Holzman is a freelancer based in Lexington, Mass., formerly of
Washington, D.C., who covers medicine and science. Besides WebMD, his work has
appeared in Smithsonian, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Science,
Technology Review, The Dean's Report of the Harvard Medical School, Boston
Globe, Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and other newspapers, magazines,
and journals. He contributed a chapter on protein folding to the National
Academy of Sciences' book on cutting-edge science, "A Positron Called
Priscilla." He is a contributing editor for Physician's Weekly, and former
Journal Highlights Editor for the American Society for Microbiology. He won
first prize in feature writing from the American College of Radiology for a
cover story on medical imaging that appeared in Insight Magazine.
Holzman was a trustee of Group Health Association, an HMO in Washington,
D.C. Following graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, he rode
a bicycle from Seattle to Boston.