Senior Correspondent, CommonHealth
Richard Knox is an award-winning journalist who has reported on a broad range of topics in medicine, health, public and environmental health, global health, biomedical sciences, health economics and biomedical ethics. His reports — in print, on the air, and on the internet and social media — are known for incisiveness, authority and balance.
Knox has been a health and science correspondent for NPR and a medical writer for The Boston Globe. In addition to WBUR, his work appears in Goats and Soda, NPR's global health and development blog, and NPR's Facebook page. He's the author of a respected book on Germany's health system.
Knox has held year-long fellowships at Stanford and Harvard. He's a graduate of the University of Illinois and Columbia University.