Awards: CASW Cohn Prize
CASW’s Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting honors not a single story but a body of work published by a single journalist that has made a lasting contribution to the public’s understanding of critical advances in medical science and their impact on human health. Below is Showcase’s collection of Victor Cohn Prize winners.
Mark Johnson •
PUBLISHED BY: Journal Sentinel ON October 12, 2013
CASW Cohn Prize
The noisy, first-day-of-school chatter subsides. A hush falls over 200 students in a lecture hall at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Already, their thoughts are drifting up a flight of stairs to the sprawling dissection lab, where in two days they will meet and become intimate with something many have scarcely encountered: Death. …