In this 24/7 digitized world, finding easily accessible, accurate, unbiased and up-to-date health information is essential for individuals and their loved ones. It is my pleasure to be of service in this important mission.
Sherry Kahn, MPH, is a health educator, author, and consultant. She is a former UCLA Medical Center principal editor and Reuters medical journalist. For more than three decades, Sherry has been employed or engaged as a consultant by a variety of healthcare institutions and corporations, including governmental agencies, academic medical centers, community hospitals and clinics, integrative/alternative medicine practitioners, managed care and insurance companies, and pharmaceutical and medical device makers. Her company, ConsultKahn, provides educational and marketing communications for healthcare clients.
Sherry received her Masters of Public Health from the University of Michigan.
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