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Louise Norris

Louise Norris

medicareresources.org Contributor

Louise Norris has been writing about health insurance and healthcare reform at The Colorado Health Insurance Insider since 2006. She brings a broker's… Read more

Wendell Potter

Wendell Potter

medicareresources.org Contributor

Following a 20-year career as a corporate insurance executive, Wendell Potter left his position as head of communications for Cigna… Read more

Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack

medicareresources.org Contributor

Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor at the School of Social Service Administration. He is also Co-Director of The… Read more

Josh Schultz

Josh Schultz

medicareresources.org Contributor

Josh Schultz is a health policy analyst at hCentive, a Washington, D.C. area healthcare technology company specializing in state exchanges.… Read more

Linda Bergthold

Linda Bergthold

medicareresources.org Contributor

Dr. Linda Bergthold has been a health care consultant and researcher for more than 25 years. She worked on the… Read more

Bruce Carlson

Bruce Carlson

medicareresources.org Contributor

Bruce Carlson has been producing the My History Can Beat Up Your Politics podcast since 2006.  His podcast discusses current… Read more

Lisa Zamosky

Lisa Zamosky

medicareresources.org Contributor

Lisa Zamosky is a nationally known expert on health insurance, health care policy, the Affordable Care Act and consumer health… Read more

Andrew Sprung

Andrew Sprung

medicareresources.org contributor

Andrew Sprung is a freelance writer who blogs about politics and policy, particularly health care policy, at xpostfactoid. His articles… Read more

Chuck Smith-Dewey

Chuck Smith-Dewey

medicareresources.org CEO and Founder

Chuck Smith-Dewey is an author, designer and cartoonist. He founded healthinsurance.org in 1994 as the result of personal experience with… Read more

Shannon Martin, M.S.W., CMC

Shannon Martin, M.S.W., CMC

Aging Wisely, LLC

Shannon Martin, M.S.W., CMC, is Director of Communications at Aging Wisely, LLC, a comprehensive care management company and EasyLiving, Inc.,… Read more

Rob Cullen

Rob Cullen

medicareresources.org Contributor

Rob Cullen has been writing about health policy for What If Post since 2009. Founded in 2007, What If Post… Read more

Albert A. Rizzo, MD, FACP, FCCP, D'ABSM

Albert A. Rizzo, MD, FACP, FCCP, D'ABSM

Sr. Medical Advisor, American Lung Association

Albert A. Rizzo, MD, FACP, FCCP, is the American Lung Association’s senior medical advisor to the American Lung Association and… Read more

Carol Cooksley

Carol Cooksley

healthinsurance.org Chief Operating Officer

Carol Cooksley joined healthinsurance.org in 2014.  Her background in publishing, operations, finance, human resources and agency management gives her a… Read more

Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson

medicareresources.org Editor

Steve Anderson is co-founder and editor of medicareresources.org, where he works with a talented team of health policy writers. Anderson… Read more

Alex Guerrero

Alex Guerrero

Director of Operations, PayingForSeniorCare.com

Alex Guerrero is one the founders of PayingforSeniorCare.com, a site created and maintained by the American Elder Care Research Organization.  The website… Read more

Glenn Tornell

Glenn Tornell

medicareresources.org Contributor

Glenn Tornell is the former News & Publications director at Minnesota State University Moorhead, and is the former Yoda to healthinsurance.org's… Read more

Barbara Etzkorn

Barbara Etzkorn

medicareresources.org Director of Art and Design

Barb Etzkorn joined medicareresources.org as the director of art and design  following work at Campbell Mithun, Minneapolis, where she served as… Read more

Jan Greene

Jan Greene

Jan Greene has been reporting about the health care system for nearly 20 years, covering health, medicine and information technology.… Read more