Dr. Mary Gillis, D.Ed.


Dr. Mary Gillis is a medical reporter for WISH-TV. Gillis has been a health, medical and science reporter for more than five years specializing in chronic disease prevention, health behavior change, physical activity, the healthcare system. Prior to joining the News 8 team, Gillis reported for Reuters Health News in New York City where her work was featured by Fox News Health, Yahoo Health, The Washington Post, and other national media outlets.

Mary earned her doctorate degree in applied physiology from Columbia University, where she also earned her Master of Science in applied physiology and nutrition, Master of Education in physiology, and Master of Science in journalism degrees.

Dr. Gillis is excited to join the talented team at WISH-TV. She looks forward to connecting with the Central Indiana community with the goal of helping viewers reach their fullest potential—physically, mentally and emotionally.