Freelance Journalist and Assistant Professor, Journalism at Endicott College
Lara Salahi is an award-winning health journalist, author, and assistant professor of Broadcast and Digital Journalism at Endicott College. She has worked in local news, network and cable television, international print, and documentary film, and has been published in and broadcast on numerous news outlets worldwide. She is also executive producer of Track the Vax, a weekly podcast by Everyday Health and MedPage Today that breaks down the science and process of creating and distributing COVID-19 vaccines. Her book, “Outbreak Culture”, examines each phase of the 2014-16 Ebola epidemic — the largest and deadliest Ebola outbreak to date — and identifies the factors that complicated the response to the crisis.