Julia Belluz was Vox's senior health correspondent, focused on medicine, science, and public health. She has covered topics as varied as the anti-vaccine movement, America's staggering maternal mortality problem, how dark chocolate became a health food, and what makes America's sickest county so unhealthy.
She's currently at work on a book about nutrition, metabolism and obesity. Before joining Vox, Julia was a Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT. Her writing has appeared in a range of international publications, including the BMJ, the Chicago Tribune, the Economist and Economist's Intelligent Life magazine, the Globe and Mail, the LA Times, Maclean’s, the National Post, The New York Times, ProPublica, and Times of London. She holds an MSc from the London School of Economics and is the recipient of numerous journalism awards, including the 2016 Balles Prize in Critical Thinking, the 2017 American Society of Nutrition Journalism Award, and several Canadian National Magazine Awards.
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