is an award-winning reporter specializing in database analysis, medical coverage and digital storytelling. She is a tenured associate professor at the University of Delaware who worked at The Wall Street Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Associated Press. She was co-director of the National Institute of Computer-Assisted Reporting and serves on the board of the Association of Health Care Journalists.
She spent 15 years as a staff reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Associated Press and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She witnessed an execution, investigated medication errors and spent a month in India covering the tsunami rescue and recovery.