Emily Senay

Physician, Broadcast Journalist

Emily Senay is a physician, medical and public health educator, broadcast journalist, and author. Currently she serves as deputy director of the Master of Public Health Program and an assistant professor of medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She is also the medical correspondent for the PBS news magazine Need to Know. From 1997 to 2008 she was the CBS News medical correspondent for The Early Show and a contributor to CBS News’ Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood, and CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. Senay joined CBS News as a freelance correspondent for Up to the Minute, where she initiated one of the first continuing women’s health series titled “Prescription for Women.” Senay is a recipient of the Society for Women’s Health Research Excellence in Journalism award for her CBS News Sunday Morning piece, “A Dose of Reality: Conflicting Healthcare Information May Be Confusing for Women.” Her book, From Boys to Men: A Woman’s Guide to the Health of Husbands, Sons, Brothers, and Fathers, was published by Scribner.