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Dr. Nancy Snyderman

"One of the secrets to a long life is to stay in school. When it comes to health and longevity, education is more important than race or income. So regardless of your age, never stop learning."

How She Empowers Others

LLuminari Expert Network member and co-founder, Nancy L. Snyderman, M.D., returned to television in August 2006 as NBC News’ Chief Medical Editor. Previously she was Vice President, Consumer Education at Johnson & Johnson where she headed a new educational initiative, Understanding Health, which focused on educating and informing the public about health and medicine. 

Dr. Snyderman is a Head and Neck cancer surgeon and has had appointments at the University of California-San Francisco and California-Pacific Medical Center.  She joined the Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Department at the University of Pennsylvania in January 2005. 

Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Dr. Snyderman served as the medical correspondent for ABC News for 17 years and was a contributor to 20/20. Prime Time Thursday and Good Morning America. 

Dr. Snyderman has reported on wide-ranging medical topics affecting both men and women.  She has traveled the world and has reported from many of its most troubled areas.