Medical Director and Chief Medical Editor, WebMD
Michael W. Smith is medical director and chief medical editor at WebMD, leading the team responsible for accuracy and credibility of all the site’s health information. A board-certified internist, he sees patients at the Good Samaritan Health Center in Atlanta. Smith is a regular media expert who authored the book Ankylosing Spondylitis Pyramid: The Lifestyle That Lets You Take Back Control. He moderated a panel on health data at the 2015 South by Southwest conference; other speaking engagements include the Institute of Food Technologists conference and the Digital Health Communication Extravaganza. Smith is a member of the American College of Physicians and the HealthLeaders Media Council.