About the Conference
"Reading Between The Lines"
The focus of the program is on media coverage of health topics; speakers include medical journalists, bloggers, and other authors. They will explore how the message is developed, researched, and sometimes distorted.
NAHSL Conference 2012
October 28 - 30, 2012
The Woodstock Inn & Resort, Woodstock, Vermont
Sunday: Enjoy an evening cocktail reception at The Loft at Simon Pearce overlooking the falls in Quechee, Vermont, featuring local ingredients from nearby community farms.
Monday: Annual Banquet at The Woodstock Inn, with entertainment provided by Valley Improv, an improvisational comedy troupe.
- Steve Woloshin and Lisa Schwartz, co-authors of Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics and Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health.
- Gary Taubes, author of Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories.
- Chris Bohjalian is the author of thirteen novels, including the New York Times bestsellers, Secrets of Eden, Skeletons at the Feast, The Double Bind, Before You Know Kindness, The Law of Similars, and Midwives.
- Gary Schwitzer's Health News Review Blog won the 2009 Best Medical Blog Award in a competition hosted by Medgadget.com.