Marilynn Marchione

Chief medical writer, The Associated Press
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Marilynn Marchione

Chief medical writer, The Associated Press
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Biography

Marilynn Marchione joined the Associated Press in 2004 after 28 years as a reporter and editor at metropolitan daily newspapers, including the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. As the AP’s chief medical writer, she covers medical meetings and looks for consumer-oriented stories from science journals and other sources with an eye for “news you can use.” In 2010, she won the Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting, awarded by the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, and her work has been recognized by the Associated Press Managing Editors Association as well as health and medical organizations. She has had numerous fellowships, including a four-month Knight fellowship on field epidemiology at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She earned a degree in journalism from Kent State University.

Sessions as a Speaker

Slow-Motion Epidemics: The Global Threat of Chronic Disease

28 October 2017
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Marriott Marquis

Sessions as a Moderator

Slow-Motion Epidemics: The Global Threat of Chronic Disease

28 October 2017
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Marriott Marquis

Sessions as a Organizer

Slow-Motion Epidemics: The Global Threat of Chronic Disease

28 October 2017
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Marriott Marquis