Fran Kritz


Consumer Health, Healthy Policy


Touro College, London School of Economics


An informed citizen must share that information with others to raise us all up. 

— Fran Kritz


Fran Kritz is a passionate healthcare journalist who has covered consumer heath and health policy for decades for publications that include the Washington Post, and Kaiser Health News. For six years, Fran was the senior editor of a public health blog, NewPublicHealth, hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  


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