Madelyn Hirsch Fernstrom, PhD

Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD

Chief Health and Science Advisor at Quil and NBC News Health Editor

Dr. Madelyn Fernstrom is a neuroscientist, clinician, health strategist, and NBC broadcast journalist. She is nationally known for the creation and implementation of scalable health initiatives supporting patients, providers, payors, and employers. Her work has focused on developing impactful platforms supporting the physical and emotional needs of the healthy, acutely or chronically ill, and aging populations, as well as the needs of those who care for them. She has published more than 100 original research articles and 3 books. In addition, she is the on-air NBC News Health Editor, and a contributor to several NBC News digital platforms. She serves as the Chief Health and Science Advisor for Quil.