Co-founder and editor Retraction Watch (USA)
Ivan Oransky, is Vice President, Editorial, at Medscape, and Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University’s Carter Journalism Institute, where he teaches medical journalism in the Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program. He is also the president of the Association of Health Care Journalists. In the past, he has been Vice President and Global Editorial Director of MedPage Today, Executive Editor of Reuters Health, Managing Editor, online, of Scientific American, Deputy Editor of The Scientist, and Editor-in-Chief of the now-defunct Praxis Post. For three years, he has taught in the health and medicine track at the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism. Oransky earned his bachelor’s at Harvard and his MD at the New York University of School of Medicine, where he holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of medicine. In 2015, he was awarded the John P. McGovern Award for excellence in biomedical communication from the American Medical Writers Association, and in 2017, he received an honorary doctorate of civil laws from The University of the South (Sewanee).