Dr. Sheri Fink was a contributing author at ProPublica. Shas reported on health, medicine and science in the U.S. and from every continent except Antarctica. She was a frequent contributor to the public radio newsmagazine PRIâs âThe World,â 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.
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. Fink received her M.D. and Ph.D. from Stanford, and worked with humanitarian aid organizations in more than a half dozen emergencies in the U.S. and overseas. She has taught at Harvard, Tulane and the New School. Most recently Fink was the recipient of a Kaiser Media Fellowship in Health from the Kaiser Family Foundation and she is currently a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
Her story The Deadly Choices at Memorial was a winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting.