Michael McCarthy, M.D.
Michael McCarthy, M.D., is editor of the LocalHealthGuide, an online health news website that focuses on local health news in the Seattle area. Michael has more than 20 years' experience in medical journalism, including 10 years as a senior editor with the British medical journal The Lancet, seven of those years as its North American editor.
As a freelance reporter, Michael has written for the Washington Post, the Seattle Times, the Los Angeles Times, Reuters news service, and Microsoft's health reference project. He also reported on health and science for the National Public Radio affiliate KPLU-FM and the National Native News, a national news service that focuses on Native Americans.
Michael has a bachelor's degree from Harvard University. He earned his medical degree from Boston University's School of Medicine.