OREI Keynote: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Retractions tell us about Scientific Integrity

Ivan Oransky, MD.

About Ivan Oransky

Ivan Oransky, MD, is the vice president and global editorial director of MedPage Today, co-founder of the MacArthur Foundation-funded Retraction Watch, and founder of Embargo Watch.

He previously was executive editor of Reuters Health and held editorial positions at Scientific American and The Scientist. His publications have won numerous awards, including two Golden Eddie Awards for science magazines from FOLIO and the Magazine of the Year Award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He has authored or co-authored four books and written for numerous publications, including The Boston Globe, The New Republic, The Wall Street Journal Online, The Lancet, and The New York Times.

Dr Oransky earned his BA at Harvard and his MD at the New York University School of Medicine. While a student, he served as executive editor of The Harvard Crimson and as co-editor-in-chief of the medical school section of the Journal of American Medical Association.

In addition to his work as a medical writer and editor, Dr Oransky teaches medical journalism at New York University's Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program, and he is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at New York University School of Medicine. Dr Oransky currently serves on the board of directors and as vice president of the Association of Health Care Journalists.

Listen to the Podcast (audio only) from Dr Oransky's seminar.