Staff & Contributors

Rachel Zimmerman

Health Reporter

Rachel Zimmerman covers health for WBUR and wbur.org and reports on the intersection of health and business for Bostonomix.

Previously, she worked as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal for 10 years, in Seattle, New York and Boston. She’s also written for The New York Times, the (now-defunct) Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and the alternative paper Willamette Week in Portland, Oregon, among other publications. She is the co-author of "The Doula Guide To Birth," published by Bantam/Random House. In 2008, she spent the year as a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. Rachel lives in Cambridge with her two daughters.

Rachel can be contacted via email at zimmerman08@gmail.com.