AWARD-WINNING Medical Journalist

Freelance journalist Laura Beil awarded 2018 Victor Cohn Prize for Medical Science Reporting

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I love working at the intersection of science, medicine and journalism. I have more than 20 years of experience in health and science writing. I was a finalist for a National Magazine Award in 2015, and have received top awards from the Association of Health Care Journalists and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. While I specialize in matters of health and science, I have also written about gun-toting liberals for D Magazine, and was the writer-reporter of the “Thugs” episode for the NPR series This American Life.

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Wondery , October 2019

Laura Beil, the award-winning host and reporter of “Dr Death,” returns for this six-part investigative series from Wondery.

Patients are offered a miracle cure, but instead they end up rushed to the hospital in critical condition. The race is on to track down what went wrong with several patients in Texas before more people get hurt. The trail leads to a stem cell company with a charismatic CEO, and to an entire multibillion dollar industry where greed and desperation collide. Laura Beil, the award-winning host and reporter of “Dr. Death,” returns for this six-part investigative series from Wondery.

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