Andrew Holtz, MPH, is a former CNN Medical Correspondent, and now an independent journalist covering health and medicine. He is the author of The Medical Science of House, M.D.. His second book, The Real Grey's Anatomy: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Real Lives of Surgical Residents,. A second book on "House" was published in March 2011. House M.D. vs. Reality: Fact and Fiction in the Hit Television Series, examines topics and issues from recent seasons of the Fox TV series.
Mr. Holtz was Senior News Editor and Chief Anchor for MDiTV, a Portland, Oregon based online video channel. MDiTV halted news production in mid-2010.
Holtz wrote the ScriptDoctor: Medicine in the Media column for Oncology Times.
Holtz's work has appeared on the PBS HealthWeek program, ScientificAmerican.com, the-scientist.com, and many other news media outlets. He reviews news coverage of medicine for HealthNewsReview.org.
Holtz is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Health Care Journalists. He was President of the board from 2000 to 2004 and Interim Executive Director in 2004-05.
Andrew Holtz has a Master of Public Health degree from the Oregon MPH program, and a BA from Stanford University.