Steven Woloshin, M.D., M.S.
Steven Woloshin MD, MS is a general internist, Professor of Medicine and Community & Family Medicine and Director of the Center for Medicine and the Media at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth (Lebanon, NH, USA). His research addresses the excessive fear and hope created by exaggerations, and selective reporting in medical journals, advertising, and the health news. He has worked to improve communication of medical evidence to physicians, journalists, policy makers and the public. He is co-author of 2 books: Know Your Chances and Overdiagnosed, his essays have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times. He serves on the editorial board of JAMA Internal Medicine and the Cochrane Library. He is a founding-organizer of the international Preventing Overdiagnosis meeting sponsored by BMJ, Dartmouth, Consumers Union and Oxford and Bond Universities and is the founder of the Lisa Schwartz Foundation for Truth in Medicine.
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