Rick Weiss Wins 2005 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Reporting
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Jerome Groopman, a staff writer at The New Yorker and a professor of medicine at Harvard, has been awarded the 2006 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting for stories that combine sensitivity to patients' concerns with a thoughtful analysis of issues and controversies in medicine.
Geeta Anand, a New York-based senior special writer for the Wall Street Journal's investigative group, has been awarded the 2007 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting for a powerful series of exhaustively reported stories displaying extraordinary narrative technique, emotional power, and sharp, intelligent analysis.
Rick Weiss, Washington Post
October 24, 2005
I am very happy to receive this year's Victor Cohn award. Happy for the recognition by all of you, my science-writing peers and mentors, which means a lot to me, but especially happy because this award keeps the memory of Victor alive.
I'd like to read you a letter I received from Vic 11 years ago last week: Oct. 18, 1994.
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