Senior science writer, STAT, Boston, Mass.
Sharon Begley has been the senior science writer at STAT since the publication launched in 2015. Before that she was the science columnist and senior science editor at Newsweek, the science columnist at the Wall Street Journal, and the senior health and science correspondent at Reuters. She's written several books on the brain and behavior, of which her favorites are Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain (2007) and Can't. Just. Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions (2017). She lives and works in Boston.