Glenn Ellis’ weekly health column on the Trice Edney News Wire has been an insightful and educational addition to the offerings of Black newspapers across the nation. He is passionate, thorough and clear in the impartation of information that is crucial to the well-being and quality of life for our readers. To this end, Glenn’s services have been invaluable and we are proud to name him among our columnists around the country
“Glenn is a trusted source of health education and health literacy in our community. He is committed to advancing and distributing medical knowledge to all. He is a true leader in the field.”
Dr. Jay S. Feldstein
President and CEO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
“I continue to be amazed by the intelligence of Glenn Ellis, and his radio program, “Information is the Best Medicine”. Glenn Ellis closes the gap between what needs to be known and those who need to know it. If Glenn Ellis interviews you, you have made it to the peak of relevance in health communication!
Physician-writer, bioethicist, filmmaker, author of Chasing Mercury
In these turbulent times, there is an enormous need for a sensible, factual and entertaining voice for health. Glenn Ellis is that voice.
Dr. Arthur Caplan
Bioethicist and Director Division of Medical Ethics at New York University
Glenn Ellis’s weekly health column and strategies for well-being are an indispensable part of our media company. His health advice is timely, informative and effective. The depth of the information in his column and the range of topics he covers on a weekly basis are incredible. I can’t imagine our health section without his words of wisdom and guidance on steps to live the best life possible.
Executive Editor, The Birmingham Times Media Group, Inc.
“Glenn represents the conscience of our community and in particular his advocacy for the right to excellent health care to members of our community. His knowledge of medicine, health care policy and the highest ethical values has truly made a difference in guiding health care organizations and hospitals to advocate for the most vulnerable. I am proud to have him as a friend and cherished colleague.”
Dr. Jose Missri
Chair of the Department of Medicine, Chair of Graduate Medical Education Mercy Catholic Medical Center
“At the intersection of social justice and community health there is a place for advocates who understand the needs of the community and the complexity of the health care system. Glenn Ellis stands in that place. He is a strong spokesman for the underserved, and a believer in the power of information. We could use about a thousand people like him.”
Dr. Rita Naremore
Former Associate Dean for Research in Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions and currently the chair of the University’s Behavioral Health Institutional Review Board
“Mr. Ellis brings a unique and holistic perspective to the national conversation on equality in health care access and benefits coverage. He is an ardent voice for the consumer.”
Chief Executive Officer of L.A. Care Health Plan Los Angeles, California
“Glenn Ellis has a unrivaled insight into the ethical considerations in a wide range of medical contexts. His presentations in Cuba have always been well-received. I personally look forward to his voice and presentations at my symposiums”.
Dr. Calixto Machado
President of the Cuban Society of Clinical Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana, Cuba
“Glenn Ellis demonstrates not only an unwavering dedication to revealing the impact of centuries of white racial capitalism on black bodies and black lives, but more importantly he is passionately committed to providing his audience with the best tools and knowledge to resist the most destructive effects of this brutal regime – so that they might find pathways to self-empowerment, healthy lives and even brighter futures.”
Dr. Stephen Kenny
Lecturer, 19th and 20th century North American History, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
“Mr. Ellis, the advocacy work that you do is essential in assuring the general public is aware and appropriately informed about the historical and contemporary issues impacting on individual, group, community and population health. Your ability to translate seemingly, complex analyzes into action for “everyday” people is extraordinary, in times such as these. Thank you!”
Dr. Rueben Warren
Director, National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care Tuskegee University
“Glenn is a man of high integrity who is essential to our scientific review board. He understands the complexities of sociopolitical and economic forces on health and medical care. Most of all, he is a strong advocate for patients, working hard to ensure that research is conducted in an ethical, compassionate and respectful manner!”