One of TV’s most respected medical journalists, Dr. Max Gomez has produced award-winning health and science segments for network stations in New York and Philadelphia.
Dr. Max has reported for Dateline, Today Show and 48 Hours.
Over more than three decades, he’s earned nine Emmy Awards, three NY State Broadcaster’s Association awards and UPI’s “Best Documentary” award.
In addition to NYC’s 'Excellence in Time of Crisis' for his September 11 coverage, Dr. Max has been singled out nationally for special award recognition by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and The National Marfan Foundation. He was also named the American Health Foundation's “Man of the Year.”
A noted moderator and speaker, Dr. Max is the regular moderator for Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s CancerSmart public education series. He was also an organizer and moderator for three international conferences on adult stem cells hosted by and held at the Vatican.
Dr. Max has helped organize and moderate three international scientific symposia on stem cells and cellular therapies, hosted by and held at the Vatican.
Max also trains physicians nationally in public speaking and presentation, speaking to groups as diverse as the National Cancer Institute and the College of American Pathologists.
Max is the co-author of “Our Stem Cells – The Mysteries of Life and Secrets of Healing”, a layman’s guide to the medicine of the future, showcasing a wide array of emerging adult stem cell breakthroughs, including their ability to repair damaged hearts and organs, restore sight, kill cancer, cure diabetes, heal burns and stop the march of degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis and Lou Gehrig’s disease. Covering stem cell applications in everything from orthopedics to heart disease, cancer and HIV, it includes a special address by Pope Benedict XVI, urging increased support and awareness for advancements in adult stem cell research in order to alleviate human suffering.
Dr Max is also the co-author of “The Prostate Health Program: A Guide to Preventing and Controlling Prostate Cancer.” The 384-page book explains how an innovative program consisting of diet, exercise and lifestyle changes may help prevent prostate cancer.
Among the boards he serves or has served on…
American Heart Association, national and regional boards
Past Chair of National Communications Committee for American heart Association
Past Vice-chair of Princeton Alumni Weekly board
Science Writers Fellowship at the Marine Biological Laboratory in
Woods Hole, MA
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America – Long Island Chapter.
The Partnership for After School Education, a city-wide group of 1,600 community-based programs that tutor and mentor students.
Past Chair of Communications Committee for the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Dr. Max also mentors undergraduate journalism students, as well as medical students and physicians who are interested in medical journalism. He is an honors graduate of Princeton University, received his PhD in Neuroscience from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and was an NIH postdoctoral fellow at Rockefeller University.