Joining TIME in September 1984, Christine Gorman became a staff writer in 1988 and rose to senior writer in 1998. That same year she inaugurated her award-winning "Your Health" column. Covers include the recent "How to Get Healthier" as well as the 1998 in-depth look at "What Your Health Plan Won't Cover," nominated by the National Institute of Health Care Managers as "Article of the Year." She also wrote for TIME's 1996 Man of the Year issue on AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho.
Ms. Gorman has appeared on the "Today Show" and other televisions broadcasts. She belongs to the American Medical Writers Association and the National Association of Science Writers. She received the 1999 National Headliner Award for Outstanding Special Column on a Single Subject, the 1998 Deadline Club Award for Best Personal Column, the 1997 American Academy of Nurses Media Award, and the 1992 American College of Allergy and Immunology Media Award.
Ms. Gorman graduated summa cum laude from Rice University in 1982, with a degree in English and Biology. In 1984, she earned her M.A. from Johns Hopkins in the Program in Writing About Science.