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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Taryn Fort

Jan. 7, 2014


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Michael Booth Joins Health Elevations Journal as Managing Editor

Michael Booth

DENVER – The Colorado Health Foundation has appointed Michael Booth as managing editor of Health Elevations, a quarterly journal devoted to identifying and promoting best practices in health and health care in Colorado. Booth will assume his new role on Jan. 21, 2014.

Booth was most recently the lead health care writer for The Denver Post and has covered health, medicine, health policy and politics throughout his twenty five-year journalism career. He was part of the team that won the 2013 and 1999 Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News, and has been honored by the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the National Education Writers, Best of the West, American Health Care Journalists and others. He is co-author, with Jennifer Brown, of "Eating Dangerously: Why the Government Can't Protect Your Food, and How You Can," Rowman & Littlefield, March 2014, and other books.

"We are excited to have Michael assume management of Health Elevations to achieve the vision for this journal of informing and supporting innovation and change that will improve the health and well-being of Coloradans,” said Anne Warhover, president and CEO of the Colorado Health Foundation.

About the Colorado Health Foundation
The Colorado Health Foundation works to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation by increasing the number of Coloradans with health insurance, ensuring they have access to quality, coordinated care and encouraging healthy living. The Foundation invests in nonprofits, government and the private sector, engages in public policy and communicates strategically to advance these goals. For more information, please visit