Sumathi Reddy

Sumathi Reddy
United States

Personal Health Columnist, Wall Street Journal


Sumathi Reddy is the Wall Street Journal’s personal health columnist, writing a weekly column called “Your Health” since 2012. “Your Health” covers a wide variety of health and medical topics, ranging from Alzheimer’s disease to women’s health to patient stories and cutting-edge research. Prior to reporting on health, Sumathi was a metro reporter for The Wall Street Journal’s Greater New York section, where she wrote a metro column and covered the food and restaurant industry. She previously covered everything from politics to schools to race and immigration as a metro reporter at papers including Newsday and The Baltimore Sun. She cut her teeth in journalism as a reporter and news editor at The Columbia Spectator. She lives in Forest Hills, Queens with her husband and two children.


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