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2007 Kaiser Media Fellows

Dominic Chavez, photographer, and John Donnelly, reporter, Washington bureau, The Boston Globe
Examine the effectiveness of public and private U.S. funding and programs to help AIDS orphans in Africa

Sheri Fink, M.D., freelance reporter, New York City
Medical care in times of crisis and disaster, focus on New Orleans, post-Katrina

Deborah Franklin, acting deputy science/health editor, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
Genetic testing and its implications for individuals and their health insurance coverage

Felice J. Freyer, medical writer, The Providence Journal, Rhode Island
The causes and costs of premature births

Tom Jennings, documentary producer, New York City
Immigrant health issues, migrant workers, and health policies related to immigration

Watch the documentary “Seeking Cures With No Prescription” (New York Times, 10/10/08)

Joshua Norman, health reporter, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Mississippi
Mental health and trauma recovery in the Gulf region
Read Josh’s blog, “Post Katrina Mental Health

Resiliency After Trauma Can Lead to Spiritual Growth” (Sun Herald, 12/24/07)
Traumas Can Lead to Spiritual Growth” (Sun Herald, 12/23/07)
Katrina’s Aftermath: news with no end in sight” (Nieman Reports, Fall 2007 Issue)
Resiliency Training Aims to Improve First Responders’ Coping” (Sun Herald, 10/13/07)

Czerne M. Reid, health and science reporter, The State, Columbia, South Carolina
Federal and state funding for HIV/AIDS treatment and care, and the economic and social impact of the disease in South Carolina

T.R. Reid, Rocky Mountain bureau chief, The Washington Post
A comparative analysis of other countries’ health care financing and delivery systems and the lessons for the U.S.

Sick Around the World” (Frontline, April 2008)

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