Health News Illinois is an independent, nonpartisan, online news service designed to meet the information needs of busy Illinois healthcare professionals, decision makers and consumers. As healthcare issues take on increasing importance in the state, and around the country, our mission is to provide in-depth coverage of the stories that matter to Illinois healthcare leaders.
We are always looking for new topics to cover. Send story tips, press releases and calendar items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tim Stumm is the founding editor of Health News Illinois. He has written for a number of publications, including the Wisconsin State Journal, the Oregonian, the Central Oregonian and Oregon Health News. He is also the editor of Wisconsin Health News.
Sean Kirkby previously worked for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. He is a former regional fellow with the Association of Health Care Journalists.
Ryan Voyles is the lead reporter for Health News Illinois. He previously covered Illinois politics for the Decatur Herald & Review and Lee Enterprises.
Rachael Lallensack is a Chicago-based producer for Health News Illinois and Wisconsin Health News. She has worked as a fact-checker for various magazines, including Science News Explores, Undark, Knowable and Discover. Previously, she was the assistant science and innovation editor at Smithsonian magazine. She completed internships at Science and Nature magazines.