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Robert J. Davis, PhD

As WebMD's Public Editor, Robert Davis writes about WebMD's news coverage and readers' reactions to it.

An award-winning health journalist with more than 15 years of experience, Davis most recently served as director of health programming at Newsweek Productions, where he was executive producer of the acclaimed PBS series HealthWeek. Before that, he served as executive editor of Time Life Medical, as a producer for CNN Medical News, and as a reporter for Medical News Network. He has also been a contributing health columnist for The Wall Street Journal.

Davis holds a PhD in health policy from Brandeis University, where he was a Pew Foundation Fellow. He also earned a master's degree in public health from Emory University and an undergraduate degree in politics from Princeton University, where he graduated summa cum laude.


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