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Jennifer Huizen, MS

location-pin Bow, New Hampshire

School: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Expertise: Jennifer writes about scientific topics with an emphasis on health, medicine, animals, and the environment. She also covers emerging medicine fields such as AI technologies and biotherapies.

Jennifer Huizen, MS

  • Jennifer has undergraduate degrees in biology, environmental science, and writing.
  • She trained toward her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine before receiving her master’s in science journalism from Columbia University.
  • Jennifer authored an investigative series on international environmental treaties, part of which appears in an environmental politics textbook.


Jennifer is a writer who has specialized in science reporting since 2014. She’s a strong advocate for the environment and wildlife and completed three terms toward a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program before pivoting to earn her master’s degree in science journalism. Jennifer has since worked with health, science, and environmental organizations like the World Wildlife Fund and Yale University of Medicine, as well as publications such as Healthline, Buzzfeed, Scientific American, Medical News Today, and The Healthy.


Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, MS, Science Journalism, 2014 Acadia University, BA, Creative Writing and Postcolonial Literature, 2011 Acadia University, BS, Microbiology and Environmental Sciences, 2010