Arthur Allen (author)

Arthur Allen (born in 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio ) [1] is an American author and freelance journalist.

Education

Allen graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1981 with an AB in development studies. [1]

Career

Since 1995, Allen has written about biology and medicine. [1] He became a freelance writer in 1996, and he has written articles for a variety of publications, including the Washington Post, the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, Mother Jones, and Redbook. [2] [3] In 2007, his book Vaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine’s Greatest Lifesaver was published by WW Norton . [1] Additional books include He Has written Ripe: The Search For The Perfect Tomato (2011), [4] and The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl (2014). [5] He is also the eHealth editor for Politico . [2]

Personal life

Allen is married to The New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot , with whom he has a son and daughter. [2]

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:a b c d Hebert, Gina (16 July 2007). “Vaccine Controversy to be Discussed at MBL Bioethics Lecture, July 26” . Marine Biological Laboratory . Archived from the original on 10 September 2015 . Retrieved 12 November 2015 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:a b c “Arthur Allen” . Politico . Retrieved 12 November 2015 .
  3. Jump up^ Katz, Samuel L. (August 9, 2007). “Book Review Vaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine’s Greatest Lifesaver by Arthur Allen, 523 pp., Illustrated, New York, WW Norton, 2007. $ 27.95 978-0-393-05911-3”. New England Journal of Medicine . 357 (6): 628-628. Doi : 10.1056 / NEJMbkrev58301 .
  4. Jump up^ ” ‘ Ripe’: One Man’s Quest For The Perfect Tomato” . NPR . 30 July 2010 . Retrieved 12 November 2015 .
  5. Jump up^ Schneider, Howard (18 July 2014). “Book Review: ‘The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl’ by Arthur Allen” . Wall Street Journal . Retrieved 12 November 2015 .

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