Ms. Begley was a moderator for the Forum’s discussions on Bird Flu, A Conversation with Kathleen Sebelius, America’s Healthcare Future, Medical Tests, Drug Trials, The Flu Outbreak and Heart and Brain Disease in Women.
Sharon Begley, senior science writer at STAT, covers genetics, cancer, neuroscience, and other fields of basic biomedical research. She was previously the senior health and science correspondent at Reuters, the science columnist at The Wall Street Journal, and the science editor at Newsweek. Among her favorite awards are an honorary doctorate from the University of North Carolina and the Public Understanding of Science Award from the Exploratorium in San Francisco. She is delighted to have moved to Boston but wonders why no one warned her about the Green Line.