I am a science and health reporter and writer. I also fact-check and do French translation or interpretation on a freelance basis. Within the realm of health and science, I often write about extinction, invasion and the culture of medicine.
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For the Atlantic, I wrote about the ways in which dementia robs a person of the ability to communicate the nature and extent of any discomfort — and how that has left a growing number of people in undiagnosed, untreated pain.
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For The New Republic, I wrote about the paradox of Burmese pythons, which exist as ecological villains in Florida and victims of environmental destruction halfway around the world in their native range.
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For The New York Times, I told the 900-year story of the Chartreuse monks, who even in the pandemic, stuck to their Middle Ages motto: “The cross is steady while the world turns.”