Katie M. Palmer is a science, health, and technology journalist with a deep interest in beautiful data, research culture, and the science we encounter everyday. She is currently a health tech reporter at STAT. Previously, she led science and health coverage as a senior editor at WIRED and an editor at Quartz. She was a 2018-2019 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford.
Katie is a graduate and valedictorian of Williams College with a B.A. in chemistry and a concentration in neuroscience. After testing the waters of biochemical research and co-founding a science magazine, she joined the 29th class of the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP) at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, where she received her Master's.
Katie has been the recipient of the National Association of Science Writers' AAAS travel fellowship, the Jeffrey Owen Jones Fellowship in Journalism, and SHERP's M.A. Scholarship. She has worked for DISCOVER magazine, WNYC's Studio 360 for the Sloan-funded Science & Creativity series, Mosaic, Matter, and IEEE Spectrum.