P. Mona Khanna
M.D., M.P.H., FACP
P. Mona Khanna, M.D., MPH, FACP is a triple board-certified physician and Emmy award-winning medical journalist who serves as the Medical Contributor to Fox Chicago News and Visiting Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Illinois. She is the only medical doctor alumna inducted into the Medill School of Journalism Hall of Achievement at Northwestern University. After completing three medical specialty residencies, she worked her way up as a medical reporter, from the 161st-largest television market of Palm Springs, CA, to the 5th largest television market of Dallas-Fort Worth before returning to her hometown of Chicago, the 3rd largest television market. For her leadership in educating and empowering people across the globe through television, radio, magazine, newspaper and online heath reports, Dr. Mona has received almost 50 honors this past decade, including 5 Emmy Award nominations. Most recently, she is the recipient of the 2010 Illinois Woman’s Press Association Reporting Award, the 2010 Communicator’s Award of Distinction, and the 2010 Walter C. Alvarez Award for Excellence in Communicating Health Care Developments to the Public.