Oncology Practice Staff
Laura Nikolaides, joined Frontline Medical Communications as Managing Editor, Oncology Practice in 2014. She has experience in biomedical research and statistics, medical reporting, and patient advocacy. She holds an MS in nutritional biochemistry from Cornell University and a BS in biology from George Washington University.
joined Frontline Medical Communications as a web content editor in 2016. She is a graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia, where she majored in Communications with a minor in Criminal Justice. Born and raised in the City of Brotherly Love, she has worked with several publications, including Philadelphia Weekly and The Philadelphia Daily News.
is an award-winning reporter who has been covering health care since 1991. Before joining the company, he wrote for the health sciences division of Columbia University and was on the editorial staff at Contemporary Long Term Care magazine when it won a Jesse H. Neal Award. He has a master's in magazine journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Doug is based in San Diego.
is an award-winning journalist who has covered health care, physician trends, and medical liability for more than 10 years. She reports on practice economics, medical malpractice, and legal trends for Frontline. Prior to joining the company, Alicia wrote about medicolegal issues for American Medical News, the newspaper of the American Medical Association. She launched her journalism career at the South Bend Tribune, where she covered a range of topics including health, food safety, and criminal justice. Her work also has appeared in the ACP Hospitalist, ACP Internist, AAMC Reporter, and Michigan Medicine magazine. She is based in the Midwest Bureau. Follow Alicia on Twitter @legal_med.
is a Washington, D.C.-based multi-media clinical and policy reporter for Frontline Medical News. Formerly a journal editor in the fields of psychiatry and pediatrics, her particular areas of interest are psychosomatic medicine and the role of mental health in chronic disease. She is also the producer of the Frontline Medical News multi-media series Mental Health Consult.
began his reporting career covering the pharmaceutical industry for a national pharmacists' magazine and freelancing for the Washington Post and other newspapers. He then joined BNA, now a part of Bloomberg News, covering health law and the protection of people and animals in medical research. Alex next worked for the McClatchy Company, a major newspaper chain. Based on his work, Alex won a year-long Knight Science Journalism Fellowship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008-09. He joined the company shortly thereafter. Alex has a newspaper journalism degree from Syracuse University and a master's degree in medical science -- a physician assistant degree -- from George Washington University. Alex is based in Seattle.
has been a reporter and editor for more than 25 years. In her career, she has won 32 state and national awards for feature, news, and editorial writing and for newspaper design. As part of Frontline's Mid-Atlantic bureau, she received the Journalism Fellowship Award from the American Academy of Neurology in 2007 and a Gold Triangle Award from the American Academy of Dermatology in 2010.
is a Washington-based reporter covering health policy and economic trends. Prior to joining Frontline Medical Communications in April 2014, Gregory spent nearly eight years covering pharmaceutical reimbursement, comparative effectiveness research and health information technology at "The Pink Sheet." He has been a reporter for more than 17 years, covering a wide variety of topics, including wireless and satellite telecommunications, commercial nuclear power and the commercial airline industry. Gregory graduated in 1996 from St. Joseph's College, Patchogue, N.Y., with a Bachelors of Science in accounting.
joined the Philadelphia bureau in 1992 and since then has covered more than 300 medical research meetings around the world. Previously, he covered medicine and science for publications including Medical World News, Cardiology Times, Urology Times, Hospital Practice, and Science Digest. A fellowship through the American Association for the Advancement of Science landed him at Newsweek early in his career. Mitchel has a Ph.D. in microbiology and did post-doc work in virology. Follow him on Twitter @mitchelzoler.
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Denise Fulton, Executive Editor, Medical News Division, joined the company in 2000, editing Family Practice News and Skin & Allergy News prior to her current position. She covered health policy for a national advocacy group for 12 years and served as a staff member in the 100th Congress. Denise earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University.
Kathy Scarbeck, Executive Editor, Medical News Division, has had editorial oversight of the wire service since its launch in 2006. In her 20 years with the company, Kathy has worked as a reporter, editor, and editorial manager of web and wire service products. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Notre Dame and a Master's of Arts degree in Journalism from Indiana University. Connect with her via LinkedIn.
Nancy Baron is a freelance reporter based in Holliston, Mass.