Michael Waldholz joined Bloomberg News in June 2005 as senior editor, and was named a managing editor in December 2005, overseeing Bloomberg's health, science and environment (including global warming) staff of 46 reporters and editors in bureaus in the US, Europe and Asia.
For 25 years, until April 2005, Waldholz served as medical and science reporter and news editor at the Wall Street Journal, covering the drug and biotech industries, as well as personal and public health issues. He led a team of reporters that won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting on the breakthrough AIDS medicines. He is the author of "Curing Cancer," published in 1997, and co-author of "Genome," published in 1990, both from Simon & Schuster.
He is married, has three children, and lives in New York City and on an apple farm in New York's Hudson Valley.