Portfolio

Here’s where you can find some of my favorite clips.

Health

How hyper-local data make big impacts on public health (April 2017, The Nation’s Health)

Healthy, safe housing linked to healthier, longer lives (September 2016, The Nation’s Health. This story was part of a series on social determinants of health that won silver in Association Media & Publishing’s 2017 EXCEL Awards for general excellence, and was a cover story in the issue that won bronze for editorial excellence in the same competition.)

Data Sharing with Diabetes: You Don’t Have to Be A Hacker to DIY Diabetes Care (May/June 2016, Diabetes Forecast)

Pharmacists widening access to birth control medications (May/June 2016, The Nation’s Health)

Health advocates working to prevent athlete concussions (October 2015, The Nation’s Health. This story won an American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors silver award for best single news/analysis article in 2016.)

Health advocates helping salons nail occupational safety (April 2015, The Nation’s Health. This story won an APEX Award for health and medical writing in 2016.)

Pancreas and Kidney Transplants: A New Lease on Life (November 2014, Diabetes Forecast)

Access to water surfaces as human rights issue as poor in Detroit lose services (October 2014, The Nation’s Health)

Food Deserts Mar the Land of Plenty (September 2013, Diabetes Forecast)

The Diabetes Belt (May 2013, Diabetes Forecast)

Homeless With Diabetes (December 2012, Diabetes Forecast)

Crime

Good kid, gone bad (Nov. 25, 2009, Big Rapids Pioneer. This story was part of a series that won first place in the Michigan Press Association’s Enterprise Reporting contest in 2010.)

Interview with an abuser (Dec. 3, 2009, Big Rapids Pioneer.This story was part of a series that won third place in the Michigan Press Association’s Enterprise Reporting contest in 2010. It was a finalist for the MPA’s public service award as well.)

Features

Exploring the World With Diabetes (July/August 2017, Diabetes Forecast)

Runner Billy Mills Keeps Making Strides (February 2014, Diabetes Forecast)

Rapper Lil Jon Comes Up Big for Diabetes (October 2013, Diabetes Forecast. Part of a diabetes and rap series.)

Broadway Star Elaine Stritch Reflects on Diabetes (May 2013, Diabetes Forecast)

Q-and-A interviews

Q&A: Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak focuses on skin cancer prevention, awareness (October 2014, The Nation’s Health)

David Sedaris on Health Care (December 2013, diabetesforecast.org)