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‘Unstoppable’: Creating a Legacy

with Fawn Lopez

For the eighth episode of Withology, Brian sits down with Publisher Emeritus of Modern Healthcare, Fawn Lopez. 


Modern Healthcare Publisher Emeritus, Fawn Lopez smiles in front of a black background. Behind her the text reads " Withology podcast".


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Modern Healthcare is the healthcare industry’s leading source for industry business and policy news, research and information. The publication is known for its “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” list every year, which honors individuals in healthcare for their leadership and impact on the industry.

After emigrating to the United States from war-torn Vietnam at only 15 years old, Fawn established herself as a trailblazer in publishing, overseeing the editorial, sales and marketing, digital and development associates who power the Modern Healthcare brand for over 17 years. While leading the team at Modern Healthcare, Fawn also served as the Vice President of Crain Communications.

In this two-part episode, Fawn unfolds her remarkable journey of overcoming adversity as a teenager and navigating the challenges of adapting to life in a new country. Her unwavering determination and achievements in the publishing realm serve as a testament to the power of resilience and persistence. Against all odds, Fawn defied expectations and emerged as a trailblazing publisher, achieving remarkable success in her career. Her story is a shining example of how tenacity and perseverance can lead to extraordinary accomplishments.

Experience Fawn’s incredible narrative in her book, “Unstoppable,” which can be found at, Amazon and Fish Pond. To learn more about Fawn, head to her website

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