Liz Seegert

MA

Independent Health Journalist

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Professional Bio

Liz has spent more than 30 years reporting and writing about health and general news for print, digital, and broadcast media. Her primary beats currently include aging, boomers, social determinants of health and health policy. She is topic editor on aging for the Association of Health Care Journalists, gathering resources and guiding reporters who cover issues affecting older adults.

Some of Liz's many media credits include: TIME Health, PBS/NextAvenue.org, Forbes.com, Consumer Reports, AARP.com, Medscape, The BMJ, The Los Angeles Times, and The American Journal of Nursing. Liz also devotes time to mentoring early-career journalists; she currently co-directs the Journalist-in-Aging program for Journalists Network on Generations and the Gerontological Society of America; she previously directed media fellowships at Hunter College and the George Washington University School of Nursing.

Liz earned her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University and a Master’s in Social Policy, healthcare concentration, from Empire State College, State University of New York.

You can follow Liz on Twitter @lseegert.
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Education

Boston University 1981

BS, Broadcast Journalism