I am a science journalist and science editor with a Master’s degree in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting from NYU and a background in chemistry and English Literature from Swarthmore College. I have written for Retraction Watch, Scientific American Mind, Scientific American Online, Medscape, MedPage Today, Reuters Health, General Surgery News, and The Scientist, among other outlets.



Freelance Writer

2010 - present

Reporter at Retraction Watch,
Feb. 2017 - May 2018
Editor for Ask the Experts,
May 2017 - July 2018
Contributing Editor for Scientific American Mind            

Jan. 2009 - Mar. 2017

Associate Editor for McMahon Medical Publishing

Aug. 2010 - Aug. 2012


New York University            Sept. 2007 – Dec. 2008

Graduated with a Master’s from NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program.

Swarthmore College            Sept. 2001 – May 2005

I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and a minor in English Literature.

Contract Editor, Writer at MedPage Today

​July 2015 - present