Science and Medical Journalist
Emma is an award-winning science and medical journalist. She holds a master’s degree from Boston University in science and medical journalism as well as bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Lafayette College. She’ll write about anything from basic science to the way healthcare is delivered but is especially passionate about neuroscience. She regularly contributes to Undark.org and MedShadow.org. Her work has also appeared in National Geographic, The New York Times, Discover, Smithsonian Magazine and The Scientist.
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