Freelance Writer, May 2007 to present
-Sample clips in CLIPS section. Articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, The Boston Globe.
-On editorial board of The Boston Globe (2010), wrote editorials and op-eds
The Wall Street Journal, staff writer, May 2005 to May 2007
-Medical Reporter. Covered two local healthcare companies and developed front-page storieson a variety of health topics.
-Won the 2006 Excellence in Women’s Health Research Journalism Award for a page one article about fertility treatments
MIT Knight journalism fellow, 2004-2005
New Scientist magazine, July 2001 to August 2004
-Reporter. Beats included cloning, stem cells, drug regulation, medicine.
-Over 95% of stories pitched by me, most of them exclusives for the magazine.
-Articles ranged from news stories to special reports to cover features.
The Los Angeles Times , June 1999 to July 2000
-Biotechnology reporter, Business Section
-General assignment reporter, metro desk
-Kaiser Foundation Fellowship summer intern, science desk
Boston University School of Communications, 1998 to 1999- Graduate program in science journalism.
Harvard Medical School, 1994 to 1998- Ph.D. in Genetics
University of Puerto Rico, 1990 to 1994- Bachelor of Science in Biology, Summa Cum Laude