I'm a science writer based in New York's Hudson Valley. This year I am a visiting scholar at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and an Alicia Patterson fellow. I write a column for Slate and am a contributing editor at Scientific American

My December 2016 feature for Scientific American about antibiotics in factory farming won first place its category in the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Health Care Reporting. It was also a finalist for a 2017 National Magazine Award and a 2017 Science in Society Award.

I have a master's in Science, Health & Environmental Reporting from NYU and a background in molecular biology. Contact me at melindawmoyer (at) gmail (dot) com or @Lindy2350 on Twitter. Secure email: mwm1 (at) protonmail (dot) com.