About Us


HealthDay has been producing award-winning content since 1998, and has steadily grown to become the world’s largest syndicator of health news and a leading independent creator of evidence-based health content. HealthDay editors and writers have won numerous awards in journalism, including the Pulitzer Award, and top prizes from Associated Press Managing Editors. We are committed to the creation and delivery of credible, relevant and timely health content, and are highly respected for our ability to do this. So much so in fact, that HealthDay are content providers to content providers. Leading media such as WebMD, American Heart Association, Merck Manual, US News and World Report, Medical publishers such as Elsevier, Haymarket Media, and Wolters Kluwer put their trust in HealthDay content. Our clients utilize HealthDay content on their websites, in newsletters, through intranets, in email campaigns, on social media and in many additional PR and marketing situations. Our mission is to create engaging content which delivers better outcomes for all of our clients. A division of ScoutNews LLC, HealthDay operates under the strictest editorial standards. We take utmost pride in the fact that our syndicated news content is completely independent of any financial interests, and is based solely on industry respected sources and the latest scientific research.


Andy Meyers
Before becoming CEO of HealthDay, Andy created and managed AJ Advisers, an international digital media consulting firm. Before this, he worked for DoubleClick (now part of Google) Chase Manhattan Bank and served as Special Adviser to the Ambassador to Japan, Walter Mondale, where he managed the Ambassador’s media communications strategy.

Editorial staff

Our Editorial Team comprises award-winning health and medical journalism specialists, many with advanced degrees in the field. Their years of industry experience make our team one of the most respected in the area. We are one of the very few editorial teams that can handle both patient-facing and content for healthcare professionals.
E.J. (Ernie) Mundell
Executive Editor, Consumer News
Mundell's experience as a journalist began in the 1990s as a staff writer at Reuters Health, where he later became managing editor for the consumer health news division. His work has also appeared on MSNBC, in Gannett newspapers, The Scientist, and elsewhere. A graduate of McGill University, he worked in film and television production before switching to journalism.
Tina DiMarcantonio-Brown
Managing Editor of Physician's Briefing
Brown was a freelance editor and writer before coming to HealthDay. She has written for publications including Orthopedics Today, Spine Surgery Today, O&P Business News, Infectious Diseases in Children, Infectious Disease News, Endocrine Today, Fox Chase Now, and Clinical Oncology News. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Bloomsburg University.
MaryAnn Bodansky
Managing Editor, Custom Content
Prior to HealthDay, Bodansky held leadership roles at Eat This, Not That! and BestProducts.com. She has also worked at Health and the Good Housekeeping Research Institute. Throughout her career, Bodansky has taken on the roles of manager, editor, writer, and social media manager for a 360-degree approach to digital media.

Video Production

Dennis Krivelow
Senior Producer
Dennis Krivelow is the senior video editor for Healthday TV. Prior to Healthday Dennis worked for 2 major television stations in Boston and was technical director for newscasts along with other productions such as the Boston Marathon. He has also worked on video projects for major companies in the U.S. and abroad.
Susan Krivelow
Senior Producer
Susan is an award-winning news producer with extensive experience in broadcast and digital media production. She began her career at WHDH-TV in Boston working her way up from production assistant to News Director. She also spent numerous years at WBZ-TV as a senior writer and producer. Susan helped launch a successful news syndication company invested in by NBC, which at its height had nearly 100 local TV stations as clients. She has produced hundreds of consumer health and lifestyle videos for HealthDayTV and now helps oversee multi-platform video production with HealthDay’s talented video team.
Mabel Jong
News Anchor
Mabel Jong is an award winning journalist with over two decades of experience working in business news production in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Prior to returning to the Boston area, she wrote and produced a weekly show out of London for CNBC Europe that focused on the strategies of headline making CEOs. In addition to her extensive production work, she has worked as an anchor and correspondent for CNBC, NBC News and ABC News. She reported in Asia during a pivotal time in the region's history, landed a one on one interview with Britain's Prime Minister and has done live shots out in the middle of the ocean aboard an aircraft carrier. In addition to her current on-camera work, she served as a media advisor to several noteworthy thought leaders including Professor Muhammad Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker.

Editors and Regular Contributors

Robin Foster
Senior Editor
Robin has more than 30 years of experience in journalism, including editing stints at a Times-Mirror newspaper in Connecticut and a Times-Journal daily in Washington D.C. Before that, she was a business reporter at The Orlando Sentinel and a copy reader at the Wall Street Journal. She has been with HealthDay since 2000, both as a reporter and an editor.
Marianne Madeiros
Copy Editor
Madeiros has 20 years experience as a proofreader and copy editor. Her freelance projects have ranged from medical journals to magazines. While employed at Reuters Health, she was introduced to the fast-paced world of Web-based news and has been working online ever since. Originally from New York, she now lives in Massachusetts and happily works for HealthDay from her home in Quincy.
Stephanie Brown
Assistant Editor
Brown is a writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Having worked in both the United Kingdom and the United States, she enjoys editing the latest medical research for Physician’s Briefing from her home in St. Louis.
Dennis Thompson
Thompson, a HealthDay senior staff reporter, has been a reporter for over 25 years, serving primarily at Gannett newspapers on both coasts of the United States. He has also worked for over 10 years as a freelance health reporter, writing articles for a variety of online and print news companies.
Amy Norton
Amy has been a medical journalist since 1999. She was a staff writer and editor for Physician's Weekly, Medical Tribune and Reuters Health, and has written on health and medicine for MSNBC, The Scientist, Prevention and other publications. When she's not writing, she is teaching yoga or dancing.
Lori Solomon
Lori Solomon is an Atlanta-based writer specializing in health policy, public health, and medicine. She began her writing career with internships at the New York Times and the Sarasota Herald Tribune. She graduated with honors from Emory University with a bachelor’s degree in biology and also holds a master’s degree in public health with a focus on health policy from Emory University.
Alan Mozes
Alan Mozes has been a medical journalist for 20 years, having previously reported for Reuters Health and Gannett News. He is also an accomplished photographer, whose work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, Canon Europe, and Business Insider. A New Yorker born and bred, he's a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Elana Gotkine
Originally from the U.K., Elana has a Master's degree in Biological Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. She worked for several years in the biotechnology industry, initially in the labs, before transitioning into writing. Over the last 17 years, Elana has worked with doctors and research scientists in the field of medical and scientific writing and editing, and has spent the past 9 years working on Physician's Briefings.
Steven Reinberg
Reinberg is an award-winning medical journalist who has written for both consumer and professional audiences. Over 20 years he has been a staff writer for Reuters Health and HealthDay and his work has appeared in a variety of other online publications. He currently continues to freelance. Reinberg has received writing awards from both the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Medical Advisory Board

Meeta Shah, M.D.
Dr. Shah is an Emergency Physician with over 10 years of clinical experience in her field. She completed medical school in Indiana and her residency training in Chicago. She is also boarded in Informatics. She enjoys medical and OpEd writing and has been a reviewer with HealthDay for over 5 years.
Mark Arredondo, M.D.
Mark Arredondo, M.D., is an internal medicine physician with years of diverse medical experience. He began his career as a scholar for the National Health Service Corps helping the most medically underserved, and he continues meeting those needs as the medical director of the Portage County Combined General Health District in Ravenna, Ohio. Dr. Arredondo is a member of the Master Teacher Guild and has shared his passion for medicine and helping others through teaching medical and nurse practitioner students for over 25 years.
Dayle Davenport, M.D.
Dr Dayle Davenport is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician with 20 years of clinical experience. She attended Harvard Medical School and completed her residency at the University of Chicago. She is an expert on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Jonathan Schwartz, DDS
Dr. Jonathan Schwartz is now the 5th owner of NYC Dental Arts in the Chanin Building. A native New Yorker, Jonathan spent a good deal of his childhood on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and attended SUNY Binghamton for his undergraduate education where he graduated with a double degree in Biology and English. In 2001, his road to dentistry took him to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, earning high honors and several prestigious teaching assistant positions as well as research grants for his work on implant bone integration.
Diane Pérez, M.D.
Dr. Diane Perez is a well-known physician, health communications specialist, scientific writer, journalist, author, and television host who has been a prominent figure in the Spanish-speaking media industry for over 20 years. She is widely recognized for news anchoring and promoting healthy living. Her TV programs have aired in Mexico, the United States, and other Spanish-speaking countries worldwide.
Dr. Robin Hardy Miller, M.D., M.H.S.
Dr. Robin Miller is a renowned general internist and integrative medicine expert. She is a national consultant for physicians dealing with complex patients and the founder and medical director of Triune Integrative Medicine. Dr. Miller holds an MHS in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and an MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She also completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona under Dr. Andrew Weil.