Noam N. Levey receives Carole W. Samuelson Award for outstanding public health practice

School of Public Health

Noam N. Levey is an award-winning national healthcare reporter for the Los Angeles Times, based in Washington, D.C. Over the last decade, he has reported on health reform from more than two dozen states around the country and on global health from Asia, Africa and Latin America.  Noam’s stories about the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid and other healthcare issues regularly appear in newspapers nationwide, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun.

He has also been published in Health Affairs, the Journal of the American Medical Association and Milbank Quarterly.  Noam is a sought-after speaker on health policy and politics and is a frequent guest on nationally broadcast public radio programs. He is currently working on a book about health policy innovators who are charting a more hopeful path toward affordable, high-quality care. Prior to joining the Times in 2003, he worked as an investigative reporter for the San Jose Mercury News in Silicon Valley. He began his career as an intern at the Montgomery Advertiser in Montgomery, AL.  Noam earned a degree in Middle Eastern history from Princeton University.

Mr. Levey will be honored on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at noon at the UAB Hill Student Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom. The title of his lecture is “Peace in our time? Is an end to the Obamacare war in sight, and what does that portend for our national healthcare debate?”