Physician, Educator, Broadcast Journalist, Author
Emily Senay is a physician, medical and public health educator, broadcast journalist and author. Currently she serves as deputy director of the Master of Public Health Program and an assistant professor of medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She is also the medical correspondent for the PBS newsmagazine Need to Know. From 1997 to 2008 she was the CBS News medical correspondent for The Early Show and a contributor to CBS News’ Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood and CBS Evening News with Katie Couric.
Senay joined CBS News in 1994 as a freelance correspondent for Up to the Minute, the overnight broadcast, where she initiated one of the first continuing women’s health series titled “Prescription for Women.” Senay is the 2003 recipient of the Society for Women’s Health Research Excellence in Journalism award for her CBS News Sunday Morning piece, “A Dose of Reality: Conflicting Healthcare Information May Be Confusing for Women.” Her book, From Boys to Men: A Woman’s Guide to the Health of Husbands, Sons, Brothers, and Fathers, was published in April 2004 by Scribner. Senay is frequently invited to moderate scientific and lay panels and to lecture on a variety of medical topics.