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Letter from Glenn Close - Stop Alzheimer's by 2020: A Wake-Up Call For Baby Boomers

Meryl Comer

May 24, 2011
31 minutes
Meryl Comer


Meryl Comer is an Emmy-award winning reporter, producer, and business talk show host with over 30 years of experience in broadcast journalism. She was among the first women broadcasters in the early 80s to specialize in business news as it relates to public policy. Comer was named President of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative in November 2007. Winner of the 2005 Shriver Profiles in Dignity Award and the 2007 Proxmire Award, Ms. Comer has provided testimony before Congress and served on the 2008 Alzheimer’s Study Group, charged with presenting a National Strategic Plan to Congress in March 2009.

For eighteen years Comer moderated the nationally syndicated debate program “It’s Your Business”. She also co-anchored Nation’s Business Today for six years on ESPN, the Ten O’Clock News for Metromedia, Two’s Company for WMAR/CBS Affiliate and the Good Day Show on WCVB-TV in Boston.