Pam Belluck is an award-winning health and science writer for The New York Times. Her honors include sharing a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of Ebola. She was selected to be a Princeton University Ferris Professor of Journalism, sits on the TEDMED Editorial Advisory Board, served on an American Academy of Arts and Sciences advisory committee, and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and a Knight Journalism Fellowship. Her work has been chosen for “The Best American Science Writing.” She has given talks in many venues, from the National Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands.
Belluck is the author of the book “Island Practice,” a true tale about a colorful, contrarian doctor on Nantucket who has made house calls to a hermit in a vine igloo, treated patients ranging from Kennedys to a sheep with a prolapsed uterus, and diagnosed everything from tularemia to toe-tourniquet syndrome. It has twice been optioned for a TV series. Belluck is also a jazz flutist, playing with groups in New York.