Michael Johns is a health care executive, former U.S. federal government official and a prominent conservative policy analyst and writer. In his industry capacities, Michael has held executive management responsibilities in several components of the U.S. and global health care industry. In addition to his extensive private sector career, Michael has served as a White House speechwriter to President George H. W. Bush, a senior aide to former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean (R-NJ), and as a senior United States Senate aide to U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME). Michael began his career as a policy analyst at the globally-respected Heritage Foundation and as an editor of the foundation's scholarly magazine, Policy Review. Michael has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, National Review, CBS HealthWatch, Utne Reader, and other national media. He has appeared on PBS, CNBC, C-SPAN, Fox Morning News, and other networks. He is the author of one book and a contributing author to two others. Michael is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he majored in economics and graduated with honors. He currently resides in Deptford, New Jersey and Emmaus, Pennsylvania. Michael's blog is accessible at: http://michaeljohnsonfreedomandprosperity.blogspot.com/. He can be reached by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.