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 six years specializing in topics such as chronic disease prevention, health behavior change, physical activity, the healthcare system to name a few. 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, Yahoo Health, The Washington Post, among other national media outlets. After departing from Reuters, she joined NBC’s TodayShow.com Health and Wellness Unit and Fox News Health as a contributor.

Gillis earned her doctoral 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 be a part of 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.