For almost three decades Dr. Nancy Snyderman has combined careers as a head and neck cancer surgeon (one of the first women to specialize in this field), network television correspondent, and advisor to Fortune 500 corporations and is one of the most trusted voices in medical communication. She is a Visiting Consulting Professor at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health and co-founded the Stanford University-NBC News Global Media Fellowship. She is also a Consulting Professor of Medical Communication in the School of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her corporate work began at Johnson & Johnson where she created online medical curricula for the public.
As a medical journalist for ABC and NBC News, Dr. Snyderman has traveled the world extensively and has reported from some of the world’s most troubled areas. Her reporting has garnered her some of the industry’s most distinguished honors including an Emmy, DuPont, Edward R Murrow and Gracie awards. She is routinely called upon to explain some of the most complicated scientific breakthroughs to the public via television, radio, and print.
Dr. Snyderman serves on the Board of Directors for Alkermes (NASDQ:ALKS) and is also on the board of directors for GE’s Healthymagination and the Global Health Advisory Board of InBev. Her non-profit board memberships include The Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Cambridge MA, The Albright Institute at Wellesley College, The Eye and Ear Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and the National Meningitis Foundation.