Contact Information



NEW YORK, NY 10023-6082

Phone 212-242-2163
Fax 212-675-8505

Name Position
Trent Straube  Editor-in-Chief
Jennifer Morton   Managing Editor
Liz Highleyman  »Bio Science Editor
Bob Barnett Editor-at-Large
Sukanya Charuchandra, Laura Schmidt News Writers
Joe Mejia Copy Chief
Doriot Kim Art Director
Michael Halliday Art Production Manager

Smart + Strong
Name Position
Jeremy Grayzel  »Bio CEO
Ian E. Anderson  »Bio President
Oriol Gutierrez Editorial Director
Christian Evans Chief Technology Officer
Diane Anderson Vice President, Integrated Sales
Jonathan Gaskell Integrated Advertising Manager
Sarah Pursell Integrated Advertising Coordinator
Ron Garcia-Vidal Director, Information Technology

Cancer Health National Advisory Board
Name Position
Dena Battle Kidney Cancer Research Alliance (KCCures)
Jamie Ennis Boyd American Childhood Cancer Organization
Timothy Henrich, MD University of California at San Francisco
Catherine Guthrie Women’s Health Journalist/Patient Advocate
Carl June, MD University of Pennsylvania
Gaby Kressly Patient advocate
Leigh Leibel, MSc Columbia University Irving Medical Center 
Yung Lie, PhD Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Gilberto Lopes, MD University of Miami
Jennifer L. McQuade, MD MD Anderson Cancer Center
Amelie Ramirez, DPH University of Texas Health, San Antonio
Hope Rugo, MD University of California at San Francisco
Kelly Shanahan, MD Physician/Patient/Advocate
Carla Tardif Family Reach

Liz Highleyman, Science Editor, Cancer Health
Liz Highleyman is science editor of Cancer Health and She began writing for Smart + Strong publications in 2000 and joined the editorial team in 2017.

Liz has been a health journalist and medical editor for more than 20 years, covering HIV, viral hepatitis, cancer and other health issues. She has written for publications including the Bay Area Reporter, aidsmap/infohep, HCV Advocate, ACRIA’s Achieve, Positively Aware, The Body, the Well Project and MedPage Today.

She previously worked as an editor of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation’s Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS (BETA) and as health editor for Ask Jeeves (now, before becoming a freelancer in the early 2000s. She has been editor-in-chief of since 2011.

Liz graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. in cognitive science and continued her education at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalist and the American Medical Writers Association.

Find her Cancer Health blog here.

Jeremy Grayzel, CEO, Smart + Strong and CDM Publishing LLC
With more than 30 years of business and publishing expertise, Jeremy Grayzel formed CDM Publishing LLC in 2004 in order to purchase Smart + Strong, publisher of POZ magazine and other health care-oriented publications.

Prior experience include president of VNU eMedia Inc., the second largest business-to-business publisher in the United States; founder and CEO of GrayFire Information Services, a leading fax and internet developer that created customized publishing services aggregating content from over 100 major sources; and president and COO of Family Media Inc., a major consumer publishing company with 11 publications and a print circulation of over 10 million.

He has been a member of YPO/WPO since 1988 and served on the board of directors of the Metro New York Chapter. He is a past chairman of the Emerging Business Council of the Information Industry Association.

Jeremy earned his BS and MBA at New York University.

Ian Anderson, President and COO, Smart + Strong
Ian Anderson joined Smart + Strong as General Manager/Vice President in June 2005. Ian has responsibility for internal business management including technology and print production services, circulation and product development, and business planning.

Previously, Ian spent six years at VNU eMedia (now known as Nielsen Business Media) as Director of Operations and then as Director of Product Development. Prior to VNU, he spent six years at Editor & Publisher magazine as Research Director and General Manager.

Ian earned his BA in Communications at Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey.