Theresa Tamkins has more than 20 years of experience as a reporter, writer, editor, and director of editorial teams covering health and science content. Formerly the health editor at BuzzFeed News and editor in chief of Time Inc’s Health.com, Theresa is a specialist in health, wellness, nutrition, fitness, and condition content. She has written for CNN, The Lancet, MSNBC, WebMD, The Scientist, Healthday, and Reuters Health, among others. Before becoming a journalist, Theresa was a research scientist in immunology. She has a master’s degree in journalism from the Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Program at New York University.
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