James Hamblin (journalist)
|Residence||Brooklyn, New York|
Indiana University (M.D.)|
Yale University (M.P.H.)
Wake Forest University (B.S.)
|Known for||Preventive Medicine, Bioethics|
James Hamblin M.D. is a writer and senior editor for The Atlantic. He is the host of the online video show If Our Bodies Could Talk, for which he was a finalist for a Webby award for Best Web Personality/Host. He is also the author of If Our Bodies Could Talk, a nonfiction book about human health published by Doubleday.
Hamblin is a past Yale University Poynter Fellow in journalism  and has given talks at Harvard Medical School, Wharton School of Business, South by Southwest, and TEDMED. In 2016 he served as moderator at the launch of the White House Precision Medicine Initiative where he interviewed President Barack Obama.
He has been named among the 140 people to follow on Twitter by Time, and BuzzFeed has called him "the most delightful MD ever." He has also been compared to Doogie Howser. During residency, he trained in improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.
- "The young doctor".
- "James Hamblin: A fresh perspective for health journalism".
- "James Hamblin".
- "If Our Bodies Could Talk".
- "Webby Awards".
- "Penguin Random House".
- "If Our Bodies Could Talk, a FAQ for human bodies".
- "James Hamblin - Office of Public Affairs & Communications".
- "Precision Medicine Initiative". whitehouse.gov. 2016-02-25.
- "Your Sad Desk Lunch Might Be Killing You". BuzzFeed.
- "Separated at Birth: The Atlantic's James Hamblin and 'Doogie Howser, M.D.'".
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