Vice President of Scientific Communications
Dr. Alex Berezow is a science writer, author, and public speaker who specializes in the debunking of junk science.
He joined the American Council on Science and Health as Senior Fellow of Biomedical Science in May 2016 and was promoted to Vice President of Scientific Communications in December 2018. In January 2020, he also became an Analyst at Geopolitical Futures.
Dr. Berezow is a featured speaker for The Insight Bureau, an international speakers' bureau. He also features twice weekly on the Kirby Wilbur Show, a Seattle area radio program, in a segment called "Real Science with Dr. B."
Dr. Berezow is a prolific science writer whose work has appeared in multiple outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, CNN, BBC News, The Economist, Forbes, Scientific American, and USA Today, where he serves as a member of the Board of Contributors. He writes a monthly column for the Puget Sound Business Journal. Additionally, he has authored or co-authored three books: The Next Plague and How Science Will Stop It (2018), Little Black Book of Junk Science (2017), and Science Left Behind (2012).
Dr. Berezow has spoken to a wide variety of audiences about science, from graduate school seminars and church congregations to national TV and radio programs. Formerly, he was the founding editor of RealClearScience. He holds a Ph.D. in microbiology.