Laurie Udesky

Laurie Udesky has reported on health, social welfare, and public policy for more than 15 years for outlets such as the New York Times, National Public Radio,, and the Huffington Post. She has won a number of national and regional honors for her work, including awards from Investigative Reporters and Editors, the Sidney Hillman Foundation, and the Association of Health Care Journalists. She also harbors a secret obsession with neuroscience.


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