selected writing




Hazardous to Your Health Official, This American Life 

‘We’re Coming for You’: For Public Health Officials, a Year of Threats and Menace, Kaiser Health News 

Pandemic Backlash Jeopardizes Public Health Powers, Leaders, Kaiser Health News 

Hard Lives Made Harder by COVID: Homeless Endure a ‘Slow-Moving Train Wreck’, Kaiser Health News 

The Inside Story Of How The Bay Area Got Ahead Of The COVID-19 Crisis, Kaiser Health News 

Farmworkers Face Daunting Health Risks In California’s Wildfires, Kaiser Health News 

Mysterious Vaping Illnesses May Have Flown Under Regulatory Radar, Kaiser Health News 

On The Border, Volunteer Doctors Struggle To Provide Stopgap Care To Immigrants, Kaiser Health News 

You've Been Arrested. Will You Get Bail? Can You Pay It? It May All Depend On Your Judge, FiveThirtyEight 

Patterns of Death In The South Still Show The Outlines Of Slavery, FiveThirtyEight 

What Went Wrong In Fint, FiveThirtyEight 

Small Island, Big Experiment, FiveThirtyEight 

Surviving Suicide In Wyoming, FiveThirtyEight 

You Can't Trust What You Read About Nutrition, FiveThirtyEight 



Nonprofit Dental Insurer Under Scrutiny For Flagrant Spending, Kaiser Health News 

Who Should Pay For Climate Change?, FiveThirtyEight 

A Million Children Didn’t Show Up In The 2010 Census. How Many Will Be Missing In 2020?, FiveThirtyEight 

An Ode To The Ricecooker, The Smartest Kitchen Appliance I've Ever Owned, FiveThirtyEight 

As U.S. Life Expectancies Climb, People In A Few Places Are Dying Younger, FiveThirtyEight 

What To Expect When Both Of You Are Expecting, FiveThirtyEight