Since 1987 Nancy Snyderman has served as a medical
correspondent for ABC News, and can be seen on Good Morning America and Prime
Time Live. Her Healthtalk segments can be heard daily on the CBS radio network.
She also writes monthly columns for Good Housekeeping and Parenting and is vice
president of medical affairs for Johnson & Johnson.
Dr. Nancy Snyderman has reported on topics such as AIDS;
colon, breast and ovarian cancer; heart disease, fetal surgery, prenatal testing
and osteoporosis. In addition, she presented a special five-part series on
various aspects of plastic surgery, which was honored with the 1990 Journalism
Award of Excellence by the American Academy of Facial, Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Nancy Snyderman also spearheaded the creation of "GMA's"
acclaimed month-long look at women's health issues and health-care options,
entitled "The Healthy Woman: Taking Charge of Your Body and Mind," which aired
in October, 1991, and has continued as a weekly feature on "GMA." In November,
1990, Dr. Nancy Snyderman traveled to Saudi Arabia with "GMA" co-host Charles
Gibson for a special Thanksgiving week of shows on Operation Desert Shield,
focusing on stories of medical importance, as well as topics of interest to U.S.
women serving in the area. She has continued her interest in medical stories
emanating from the Soviet Union and served as a visiting scholar there during
Dr. Nancy Snyderman served as the Director of the Division of
Head and Neck Surgery for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences from
1983 until June, 1988, when she joined KPIX-TV (CBS affiliate) in San Francisco
as a medical reporter. She previously held the same position at KARK-TV (NBC
affiliate) in Little Rock, Arkansas, from 1985 to 1988. A board-certified
surgeon of otolaryngology (a branch of medicine dealing with the ear, nose and
throat), Dr. Nancy Snyderman also is a trained pediatrician. She continues to
practice medicine in her private practice in San Francisco along with her duties
Dr. Nancy Snyderman also has received awards for her medical
broadcast reporting from the California Medical Association, Radio and
Television News Directors Association, Associated Press and United Press