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Meet our new board members
December 14, 2016

December 2016… Healthy NewsWorks is pleased to announce the recent addition of three new members to its Advisory Board:

James W. Buehler, M.D., a former City of Philadelphia health commissioner and a professor of health management and policy at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health. He previously served as a medical epidemiologist at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, where he worked in a variety of areas, including epidemiology, maternal and child health, and HIV/AIDS prevention. Dr. Buehler is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine.

Amy Ginensky, J.D., a senior partner in Pepper Hamilton LLP’s Philadelphia office, the chair of its Media and Communications and First Amendment practices, and immediate past chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Ms. Ginensky is past president of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and a current member of its executive committee. She earned her law degree at the University of Virginia.

Andrew D. Magnus, owner and president of BTC Envelopes & Printing LLC, which he founded in 2007. He has more than 25 years experience in the print, envelope, and promotional advertising industries. He received a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Scranton. He was an assistant buyer for Strawbridge & Clothier and John Wanamaker. He started his sales career with Harris/3M selling copy machines and later joined Clinton Envelope/Printers Inc., where he rose through the ranks to vice president of sales.

“We are very excited to have Jim, Amy, and Andrew join our board,” said Marian Uhlman, director of Healthy NewsWorks. “They bring an array of professional experience and unique perspectives that are sure to be very important to us as we strengthen our organization to help more students learn how to identify and explain important health information.”

To learn more about the Healthy NewsWorks Advisory Board visit our Who we are page.

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Since 2003, Healthy NewsWorks has been empowering elementary and middle school students to become researchers, writers, and confident communicators who advance health understanding and literacy through their factual publications and digital media.