Sammy Mack

Health News Florida Reporter

Sammy Mack loves public radio and public health.

Mack is a multiplatform producer for WLRN-Miami Herald News, where she covers the public health and health policy beat. For two years, her health reporting with WLRN was supported by the grant-funded project. She was selected as a 2012 fellow with the Kaiser Health News and NPR Health Care Reporting in the States project.

Her stories have appeared on NPR, Monocle 24, the Miami Herald, Global Health,, Gambit Weekly, MAP Magazine, Gulfshore Life, Philadelphia Weekly, the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times) and other outlets.

Mack’s work has been honored with Florida AP Broadcaster and SPJ Sunshine State awards. She’s collaborated on projects that have won an Emmy, regional Edward R. Murrow awards, a Wilbur Award and a Dart Award. Mack was a writing fellow during the 2008 Poynter Summer Fellowship for Young Journalists.

Around the Nation
5:19 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Miami Children's Hospital Sheds Light On Upfront Costs

Originally published on Mon January 20, 2014 8:04 am

Every hospital has a price list but it is hard for the average consumer to figure out what a hospital really charges for care. Traditionally, the price on that list is nowhere near what it actually expects you or an insurance company to pay.

HNF Stories
12:07 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Miami School Health Clinics Are Re-Imagining The Role Of The School Nurse

Originally published on Mon September 9, 2013 6:25 pm

It’s a Wednesday morning and the waiting room is already starting to fill up at the North Miami Beach Senior High School clinic.

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