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Editorial team

David FouseDavid Fouse, editor

David edits and contributes to Public Health Newswire, and directs communications at APHA. A New Jersey native, he’s a fan of all things nature, real food and exploring the world with his wife and kids. Follow him on Twitter at @davidfouse.



Mandi YohnMandi Yohn, editor

In addition to writing for Public Health Newswire, Mandi supports media relations activities and manages several APHA communications channels, including Inside Public Health, Facebook and YouTube. Mandi studied communications with a concentration in media studies at Wake Forest University. She is an avid TV and movie watcher, loves to travel and has a weakness for cute animals.


Contributors: Donya Currie, Kim Krisberg, Lindsey Wahowiak, Michele Late