Andrew Holtz

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Andrew Holtz, MPH, is a former CNN Medical Correspondent, and now an independent journalist covering health and medicine. He is the author of The Medical Science of House, M.D..[1] His second book, The Real Grey's Anatomy: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Real Lives of Surgical Residents,.[2][3] A second book on "House" was published in March 2011. House M.D. vs. Reality: Fact and Fiction in the Hit Television Series,[4][5] examines topics and issues from recent seasons of the Fox TV series.

Mr. Holtz was Senior News Editor and Chief Anchor[6] for MDiTV, a Portland, Oregon based online video channel. MDiTV halted news production in mid-2010.

Holtz wrote the ScriptDoctor: Medicine in the Media column for Oncology Times.[2][7]

Holtz's work has appeared on the PBS[8] HealthWeek program, ScientificAmerican.com, the-scientist.com, and many other news media outlets. He reviews news coverage of medicine for HealthNewsReview.org.[9]

Holtz is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Health Care Journalists.[10] He was President of the board from 2000 to 2004[11] and Interim Executive Director in 2004-05.[12]

Andrew Holtz has a Master of Public Health degree from the Oregon MPH program, and a BA from Stanford University.[13]

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