Mark Neumann

The Nostradamus Award

Nephrology News & Issues (NN&I) Magazine

Mark Neumann is the Editor-in-Chief of Nephrology News & Issues (NN&I) magazine, partnering with its website,


Mark has been a health care writer since 1983. He started as editor with NN&I in 1989, beginning his 32nd year this past September.


The magazine and its website focus on keeping readers up-to-date on clinical advances in the dialysis and transplant field, along with coverage of the latest regulatory, political, and socio-economic issues. With guest columnists, Mark writes the “First Word” column each month along with the magazine’s cover story.


In 2017, NN&I joined Healio, part of the Wyanoke Group of health care news publications, websites, medical books, and the host of medical conferences. Specialties include cardiology, endocrinology, hematology/oncology, pediatrics and primary care.


Last September, Mark won an APEX Grand Award for writing NN&I’s cover story, “Kidney community renews efforts to solve health disparities among people of color,” for the October 2020 issue. APEX recognizes excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. Of more than 1,200 entries in APEX 2021, a total of 100 Grand Awards were presented in 13 major categories.