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Gary Posner

Brief Biography of

Gary Posner

Name: Gary P. Posner

Born (YYYY.MM.DD): 1950.01.27

Occupation: Physician (Internist), Medical software company executive


  • M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 1976
  • B.S. with High Honors, University of Maryland, College Park,1972 (Phi Beta Kappa)


  • American College of Physicians--American Society of Internal Medicine
  • Tampa Bay Skeptics (Founder; Editor and Publisher of "Tampa Bay Skeptics Report" 1988 to present)
  • Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI) (Scientific and Technical Consultant 1992 to present; Member of UFO Subcommittee)
  • Faith-healing Investigation Project, Committee for the Scientific Examination of Religion (CSER) (Member 1986-90)
  • Mensa (Founder and National Coordinator of "SKEPTICS" Service 1987 to present)


Other Relevant Misc. Info:

  • Medical Consultant for "The Faith Healers" by James Randi (Prometheus Books, 1987)

Selected Media/Community Appearances:

  • "The Unexplained" (episode on "Psychic Detectives"), A&E Network (1997)
  • "Dr. Kate [Wachs] Show," WGN Radio, Chicago (1995)
  • "Kathy Fountain Show," WTVT TV, Tampa (1989, 1993, 1994)
  • "Bob Lassiter Show," WSUN Radio, St. Petersburg (1994)
  • "Lionel Show," WFLA Radio, Tampa (1991, 1992)
  • "Ken Charles Show," WWNZ Radio, Orlando (1991)
  • "Gardner and Company," WFLA Radio, Tampa (1989)
  • "Larry Glick Show," WHDH Radio, Boston (1989)
  • "Sandy Payton Show," WNWS Radio, Miami (1989)
  • "Bev Smith Show," WKIS Radio, Orlando (1986)
  • Society of Professional Journalists (Tampa Bay chapter) meeting panelist (1991, 1994)
  • University of South Florida "Brown Bag Series" Lecture, St. Petersburg campus (1989)
  • Eckerd College "Program Series" Lecture, St. Petersburg (1989)

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