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Cheryl Weinstock

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Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

Independent Journalist
Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

Cheryl Platzman Weinstock is an award-winning journalist who reports about health and science research and its impact on society, with a focus on mental health, medical ethics issues, and the medical research gender gap. Her writing has been published by The New York Times, KFF Health News, Everyday Health, AARP, NPR and other major publications. Her investigative pieces have brought attention to important issues about mental health and suicide, including the decades-long systemic shortcomings that have left suicide among children ages 5 to 11 poorly tracked and addressed. She has received numerous awards throughout her 40-year career, including the SAVE National Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Suicide.