Michael Stobbe, DrPH

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management


Mike Stobbe is a national medical writer for The Associated Press and is based in New York City. He covers the CDC and writes on a range of health and medical topics. He has a doctorate in public health policy and administration from the University of North Carolina. He has won several awards for his work, and is author of the book Surgeon General’s Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation’s Doctor (University of California Press, 2014).


  • BS, Journalism, Political Science, Northwestern University, 1988
  • MSJ, Journalism, Northwestern University, 1988
  • Public Health Policy and Administration, MSPH, University of Michigan, 1994
  • DrPH, Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008