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Ivan Oransky

Ivan Oransky, American writer, editor. Member of Online News Association, Association for Health Care Journalists (board directors since 2002, treasurer since 2009), National Association Science Writers.

Background

  • Oransky, Ivan was born on August 20, 1972 in Nyack, New York, United States. Son of Stanley Howard and Lesley Marsha Oransky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1994. Doctor of Medicine, New York University, 1998.

    Career

    • Editor-in-chief Praxis Post, New York City, 2000—2002. Web editorial director The Scientist, Philadelphia, 2002—2004, deputy editor, 2004—2008. Managing editor Online, Science, American, 2008—2009.

      Executive editor Reuters Health, since 2009. Adjunct assistan professor journalism New York University, New York City, since 2002, clinical assistant professor medicine, since 2005. Adjunct assistant professor journalism City University of New York, 2007—2009.

    Works

    • a-z Common Symptom Answer Guide
    • Your family’s first line of defense! Provides expert medical advice on more than 100 common signs, symptoms, and problem areas—A-Z Common Symptom Answer Guide is a wonderful addition to your medical reference library! Can you describe what your symptoms look and feel like—but not know what they mean? Written by an experienced team of physicians and nurses, this handy guide answers your questions before you go to the doctor.
    • Author: Insider's Guide to Medical Schools, 1999, Appleton & Lange's Review of Psychiatry, 6th edition, 2001, 9th edition, 2007, Common Symptom Answer Guide, 2005. Contributor The Lancet.

    Membership

    Member of Online News Association, Association for Health Care Journalists (board directors since 2002, treasurer since 2009), National Association Science Writers.

    Connections

    • father: Stanley Howard
    • mother: Lesley Marsha Oransky
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    Born August 20, 1972
    (age 44)
    Nationality
    • 1994
      Harvard University
    • 1998
      New York University
    • 2002
      Editor-in-chief Praxis Post
    • 2002 - 2004
      web editorial director, The Scientist
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 2004 - 2008
      web editorial director, The Scientist
    • 2008 - 2009
      managing editor Online
    • 2009
      executive, editor Reuters Health