Steven Ross Johnson


Steven Ross Johnson has been a staff reporter for Modern Healthcare magazine since 2013 and covers issues involving public health and other healthcare news. Johnson has been a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune, Progress Illinois, the Chicago Reporter and the Times of Northwest Indiana and a government affairs reporter for the Courier-News in Elgin, Ill. He received a bachelor's degree in communications from Columbia College in Chicago and a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

CDC and states lack resources to combat Zika

May 24, 2017

Agencies responsible for running tests to identify Zika don't have the right equipment to do so and there aren't enough coordinated efforts to control the mosquito population, according to a new federal analysis released Tuesday.

Trump budget slashes public health programs

May 23, 2017

Public health officials caution that President Donald Trump's most recent budget proposal would leave the nation vulnerable to disease outbreaks or unable to adequately respond to emergencies for years.


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