Dr. Nancy Snyderman is NBC News Chief Medical Editor for Today and Nightly News with Brian Williams. Her reports appear on Today, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Rock Center with Brian Williams, MSNBC, and MSNBC.com. Snyderman is an award-winning journalist and has garnered several of the industry’s most distinguished honors including Emmy, DuPont, and Edward R. Murrow Awards.
She has reported on wide-ranging topics affecting society and has traveled the world extensively, reporting from many of the world's most troubled areas. Snyderman also serves as the medical director of GE’s Healthymagination initiative and serves on the board of directors of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She is on staff in the Department of the Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining NBC News, Snyderman served as vice president of consumer education at Johnson & Johnson where she focused on the importance of digital health. Before that she served as the medical correspondent for ABC News for 17 years and was a contributor to 20/20, Primetime, and Good Morning America, where she also served as a frequent substitute co-host.
Snyderman attended medical school at the University of Nebraska and continued with residencies in pediatrics and ear, nose, and throat surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. She joined the surgical staff at the University of Arkansas in 1983 and began her broadcasting career shortly after at KATV, the ABC affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Snyderman’s medical work has been widely published in peer review journals and she is the recipient of numerous research grants. She was awarded a Kellogg Fellowship in 1987. She is a New York Times best-selling author, having written five books: Dr. Nancy Snyderman's Guide to Good Health for Women Over Forty, Necessary Journeys, Girl in the Mirror: Mothers and Daughters in the Years of Adolescence, Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat, and Medical Myths That Can Kill You. To book keynote speaker Nancy Snyderman, call Executive Speakers Bureau at phone number 800-754-9404.
Healthcare: A Physician's View
Dr. Nancy Snyderman's unique experience and perspectives as both a physician and respected medical journalist provide audiences with valuable insights to the issues that surround today's latest healthcare debates and concerns.
Necessary Journeys: Letting Ourselves Learn from Life
How can we cope with the setbacks that we face throughout the course of our lives, without letting them hold us back? In this autobiographical address, Dr. Snyderman relates episodes from her past, including her rape at knifepoint while still in college and the husband who spent all of her money while leading a double life. She discusses how she has come to term with these traumas, and how she has been able to move forward.
The Healthy Woman: Taking Charge of Your Body and Mind
A look at women's health issues and health-care options. This topic also inspired a weekly segment on Good Morning America.
Women, Politics, and Health
A passionate and stark discussion of the increasing problem of women's health information being politicized.
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