Bio: Terence J. Sacks is an independent writer-editor with more than
twenty-five years' experience in communications. During that period he
has written dozens of news stories, magazine articles, and speeches.
Sacks's articles have appeared in such publications as Hospitals
and Chicago Medicine.
Sacks, a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of
Journalism, has strong credentials in the field of health care. For
three years, from 1970 through 1973, he was director of communications
for the Chicago Medical Society, the local professional group for
physicians in Chicago and Cook County. He has also held positions in
communications for the American Osteopathic Association, the American
Association of Dental Schools, and for several hospitals in Chicago.
Sacks is currently on the journalism faculty of Columbia College in
Chicago, where he teaches "Introduction to the Mass Media." At Columbia
he has also taught courses in news reporting, feature writing, editing
company publications, and the history of journalism.
For more than a decade, Sacks has headed his own writing and
communications firm, Terence J. Sacks Associates. He is active in the
Independent Writers of Chicago (where he served on the board), the
American Medical Writers Association, and the Publicity Club of Chicago.
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