advisory board

Advisory Board


Peter Frishauf

Independent consultant and private investor. Mr. Frishauf founded three New York City-based medical information companies, F&F Publications in 1975, SCP Communications in 1982, and Medscape in 1995. He served as Medscape’s CEO until February, 1998 when he became Chairman of its Executive Committee and was a member of its Board of Directors through its IPO and until its merger with MedicaLogic/Medscape, Inc. in May, 2000. MedicaLogic sold Medscape to WebMD in December, 2001. Mr. Frishauf continues to contribute to the site as a writer and editorialist. SCP was acquired by CMP Healthcare Media in 2004. Mr. Frishauf is a director and past president of the Healthcare Marketing & Communications Council, Inc.; a director of MedPage Today, a site that covers breaking medical news peer-reviewed by the University of Pennsylvania; a director of The Ominmedix Institute, a healthcare information technology consultancy; and president of Alumni & Friends of LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Mr. Frishauf holds a BA from New York University’s Washington Square College and an MS in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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