Medical Daily is dedicated to covering health and science news that matters most to our generation. We cover a wide range of stories, but ultimately we are driven by two core values: first, to contribute to our readers’ understanding of what is a very complex and constantly changing field of information, and second, to keep in mind the ultimate “smell test” —we want our stories to be the kind of things you talk about at a bar with your friends.

Medical Daily determines coverage based on relevance, clinical significance, and editorial integrity. We give no priority to commercial considerations, and will always clearly distinguish between factual content, commentary, and opinions to avoid misleading readers with institutional propaganda and speculation.

Editorial Staff

Johnathan Davis

Chief Content Officer and PublisherJohnathan Davis is Chief Content Officer of IBT Media Inc. He is responsible for digital content strategy across the company's global network, and the deployment and delivery across new and existing platforms. Davis co-founded the company with Chief Executive Officer Etienne Uzac.

Elijah Wolfson

Editorial DirectorAs Editorial Director, Elijah Wolfson is responsible for supervising the development and execution of original content creation on MedicalDaily.com. He is passionate about exposing issues of health inequality both domestically and globally. Elijah is a New Jersey native who switched coasts to attend the University of California, Berkeley, from which he graduated with a BA in Rhetoric and Creative Writing. Before joining Medical Daily in 2012, Elijah was Editorial Director of Healthline.com, where he managed the site’s content strategy and execution. Elijah is also a contributor to the Atlantic, Al Jazeera America, Vice, and Huffington Post. email e.wolfson@medicaldaily.com

Nadia-Elysse Harris

Managing EditorNadia is responsible for managing the day-to-day editorial strategy for Medical Daily. She earned her Juris Doctorate from New York Law School in 2012. Prior to entering law school, she studied Media and Professional Communications as an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh. As a freelance writer, Nadia has been published in Newsweek, Clutch Magazine, Charged Magazine, and on OpposingViews.com. She also co-authored a legal backgrounder entitled Criminalizing Hate: America’s Legislative Response to Bias Crimes in 2011. email n.harris@medicaldaily.com

Nalin Kaul

Social & Content Marketing ManagerNalin is responsible for Medical Daily’s social media and content marketing strategy. He earned an MBA in marketing from Fordham University where he graduated summa cum laude. When he’s not obsessing over strategy, you can find him enjoying puns, craft beers, and high fives. email n.kaul@medicaldaily.com

Vanessa Martinez

Copy EditorVanessa Martinez has worked as a local news reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer and WHYY's NewsWorks. Her copy editing experience ranges from magazine features to journalism program work. At her most recent position with Independence Blue Cross, she edited benefit summaries for Health Care Reform. She earned her BA in English with a concentration in creative writing from the University of Pennsylvania.

Sabrina Bachai

Staff ReporterSabrina is a medical reporter covering fitness, nutrition, and everyday health. She received her BA in English from the University at Buffalo and her MA in Journalism from New York University. Sabrina has also written for many publications including CNBC and Real Estate Weekly, and served as the volunteer news editor for the New York Asian Women’s center. email s.bachai@medicaldaily.com

Liz Borreli

Staff ReporterLiz Borreli is a writer, a film critic and a sports enthusiast. She received her BA in Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College, where she wrote for two school papers, The Hunter Word and The Envoy. Liz has also contributed to the neighborhood paper the Greenpoint Gazette covering local issues in Greenpoint and Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Her coverage of recent film festivals include the Sprout Film Festival, the New York Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival. email l.borreli@medicaldaily.com

Lecia Bushak

Staff ReporterLecia Bushak is a medical reporter covering mental health and international health news. She has written for Capital New York and The New Presence, and previously worked as a designer with the Internet Technology team at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague. She graduated from New York University with a double major in Journalism and Studio Art. email l.bushak@medicaldaily.com

Justin Caba

Staff ReporterJustin Caba recently graduated from Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA with a degree in Communications: Journalism. He has a passion for exercise and healthy living that translates well into his writing. Justin also reports on major sporting news including announcements from the NFL, NBA and MLB. email j.caba@medicaldaily.com

Dana Dovey

Staff ReporterDana graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, earning a BA in Linguistics and an MA in Journalism and Media Communications. She worked for Cover Media in London as a proofreader and translator before returning to New York in February 2014. She is an avid writer and covers a wide array of subjects for Medical Daily. email d.dovey@medicaldaily.com

Susan Scutti

Staff ReporterA graduate of Yale and City University of New York, Susan Scutti has over two decades of professional writing experience behind her. Publication credits include The Christian Science Monitor, New York Quarterly and Cura. Her fourth novel, Self-Improvers, is forthcoming. email s.scutti@medicaldaily.com

Anthony Rivas

Staff ReporterAnthony Rivas was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He’s passionate about skateboarding, music, and traveling, and his editorial experiences range from photo magazines to urban culture blogs. email a.rivas@medicaldaily.com

Chris Weller

Staff ReporterChris Weller covers trending health and science news as a medical reporter. His work has appeared in the Village Voice, the New York Times East Village Blog: The Local, and City Spoonful. He holds a dual degree in journalism and sociology from New York University, where he spent four years cultivating a deep passion for pop culture analysis, essay writing, and people watching. email c.weller@medicaldaily.com

Shweta Iyer

Contributing WriterShweta earned her undergraduate degree in Microbiology and graduate degree in Computer Applications from Mumbai University. Prior to working for Medical Daily, she developed e-learning courses for target audiences of all ages. Shweta's love for language led her to learn several local and foreign languages. She enjoys travelling and has spent time in foreign countries including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. email s.iyer@medicaldaily.com

Erica Robinson

Contributing WriterErica Robinson is a weekend reporter for Medical Daily. She earned her Masters from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and her Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism from Howard University. As a bilingual (English and Spanish) multimedia journalist, Erica has had opportunities to report in both Guatemala and Costa Rica. email e.robinson@medicaldaily.com

Ben Wolford

Contributing WriterBen Wolford is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe and the Tampa Bay Times. Previously, he was a staff writer at the South Florida Sun Sentinel covering government, politics and crime. Follow him on Twitter @benwolford. email b.wolford@medicaldaily.com

Janissa Delzo

Editorial InternJanissa Delzo is a Journalism student with a Health Communication minor at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. She was born and raised in Middlesex, New Jersey. She has a passion for health/fitness, basketball, and enjoys traveling and exploring new places. During summer 2014 she will be reporting on a wide range of health topics for Medical Daily and is responsible for monitoring social media. email j.delzo@medicaldaily.com