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Feb. 26, 2016

Award-winning New York Times reporter to speak at Wharton Center

Elisabeth Rosenthal, author of the award-winning New York Times series on health care costs, “Paying Till It Hurts,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Monday at Wharton Center in Cobb Great Hall. A frequent guest on NPR and MSNBC, Rosenthal will speak about the future of health care in America.

Rosenthal is a journalist who originally trained as a medical doctor. During her 20 years with the Times, she has received awards including the Association of Health Care Journalists’ 2014 beat reporting prize, the 2014 Victor Cohn Prize from the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing and more.

In her series on the costs of health care, she examined the price of medical care in the United States, interviewing patients, physicians, economists and hospital and industry officials. In each installment, readers were invited to share their perspectives on managing costs and treatment.

Rosenthal is part of the World View Lecture Series. Tickets are available online at, at the Auto-Owner’s Insurance Ticket Office at Wharton Center, or by calling 1-800-WHARTON.