Andrew Schorr is a veteran medical journalist, television reporter/producer, and pioneer in online health communications. He launched his career in television news in Charlotte, NC, later becoming a national producer of PM Magazine and receiving a top award from the American Medical Writers Association. Schorr established radio-style talk shows and town hall meetings for patients with chronic illnesses, first through HealthTalk.com and currently via PatientPower.info. In 2010, he founded the Patient Empowerment Network with his wife, Esther, with whom he has three children. He lives near Seattle.
Mary Adam Thomas is a writer who has been involved in health care communications for over 20 years. Her portfolio includes patient education resources, promotional material, and editorial articles for clinical and consumer audiences. She is also the collaborative author of Zugunruhe: The Inner Migration to Profound Environmental Change. She lives near Seattle with her husband and two children.