Former Vice President of Scientific Communications
Dr. Alex Berezow is a PhD microbiologist, science writer, and public speaker who specializes in the debunking of junk science for the American Council on Science and Health. He is also a member of the USA Today Board of Contributors and a featured speaker for The Insight Bureau. Formerly, he was the founding editor of RealClearScience and an Analyst at Geopolitical Futures.
Dr. Berezow 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. He is a prolific science writer whose work has appeared in multiple outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, CNN, BBC News, The Economist, Forbes, and Scientific American. 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. For more than two years, he was regularly featured on the Kirby Wilbur Show, a Seattle area radio program, in a segment called "Real Science with Dr. B."