Melinda Moyer

Melinda Wenner Moyer

Visiting Scholar

SHERP 2006

Melinda Wenner Moyer is a science writer based in New York’s Hudson Valley. She is a contributing editor at Scientific American, a columnist for Slate and is a 2018 Alicia Patterson fellow. Her 2016 Scientific American feature on antibiotic resistance was a finalist for a National Magazine Award and won first place in its category in the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Health Care Reporting. Moyer has also written for Nature, Mother Jones, Bon Appétit, Women’s Health, O: The Oprah Magazine and Self. She has a master’s degree in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting (SHERP) from NYU and a background in music and molecular biology.

Her visiting scholar appointment is sponsored by SHERP.


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