Dr. Sheri Fink is a reporter for ProPublica, an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. She has reported on health, medicine and science in the United States and from every continent except Antarctica. Before joining ProPublica, she was a frequent contributor to the public radio newsmagazine PRI's "The World," covering the global HIV/AIDS pandemic and international aid in development, conflict and disaster settings. Her articles have appeared in such publications as the New York Times, Discover and Scientific American.
Dr. Fink's book, War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival (Public Affairs, 2003), won the American Medical Writer's Association special book award and was a finalist for the Overseas Press Club and PEN Martha Albrand awards. She received her medical and doctoral degrees from Stanford University School of Medicine, and worked with humanitarian aid organizations in more than a half dozen emergencies in the United States and overseas. She has taught at Harvard, Tulane and the New School. Most recently, Dr. Fink was the recipient of a Kaiser Media Fellowship in Health from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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