Hazel Trice Edney
Hazelis president & CEO of Trice Edney Communications and editor-in-chief of Trice Edney News Wire. Previously, she was Editor-in-Chief of the National Newspaper Publishers Association News Service and Blackpressusa.com; and interim executive director of the NNPA Foundation. Hazel has a long and demonstrated journalistic interest in medical and health care issues. Her stories have included several series of articles on African-Americans and medical trials; tobacco cessation, HIV/AIDS, and nutritious foods among Black and poor communities.
Harris Meyer is a health care reporter who most recently covered the industry for Modern Healthcare, a leading trade publication. In that role, he covered Families USA extensively. Harris has focused over the past several years on what’s driving high U.S. health care costs and what can be done to control those costs. His reporting has included consumer issues, state and federal policy, and health care delivery and social justice issues.