Sheri Fink Journalist

Dr. Sheri Fink is an American journalist and a reporter on subjects covering health, medicine and science. Her articles appeared in a number of high profiled publications such as the New York Times, Discover and Scientific American. Dr Fink is a currently a senior fellow with Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and a staff reporter at ProPublica in New York. A 1990 graduate of the University of Michigan, she received PhD and MD from Stanford University in 1998 and 1999. She contributed to the public radio news magazine Public Radio International (PRI)’s The World covering a number of topics including the global HIV/AIDS pandemic and international aid in development, conflict and disaster settings. On April 12, 2010, she was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for an article published by ProPublica website. The winning article was about the deadly choices faced at one New Orleans hospital during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The article was published in the New York Times Magazine and on ProPublica.org. The article also made her a finalist for the 2010 Michael Kelly Award. She also won a 2010 National Magazine Award for Reporting for the article.

Personal details

Nationality
United States of America

Education

1. Stanford University Colleges/University

The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus near Palo Alto. It is situated in the northwestern Silicon Valley, approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of San Jose and 37 miles (60 km) southeast of San Francisco.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2013. 18.7 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
November 11th, 1885
Headquarters
450 Serra Mall, 94305 - Stanford, California
Undergraduates
2013. 6,980
2012. 7,063
2010. 6,940
2009. 6,532
2008. 6,532
Postgraduates
2013. 8,897
2012. 11,456
2010. 12,595
2008. 10,280
2007. 8,186
Acceptance rate
2014. 5.07 %
2013. 5.7 %
2012. 6.6 %
2010. 7.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 42.7 K $
2012. 41.3 K $
2011. 40.1 K $
2010. 38.7 K $
Official web page www.stanford.edu
Wikipedia article
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Stanford University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1952., Journalist
b. 1940., Journalist
b. 1971., Journalist
b. 1974., Journalist
b. 1973., Journalist
b. 1986., Journalist
b. 1953., Journalist
b. 1958., Journalist

2. University of Michigan Colleges/University

The University of Michigan (commonly referred to as Michigan, U-M, UMich, or U of M) is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Institution info

Type Flagship university
Endowment
2012. 8.4 bil. $
2011. 7.8 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1817
Headquarters
Fleming Administration Building, 48109 - Ann Arbor, Michigan
Undergraduates
2013. 28,283
2010. 27,027
2009. 26,208
Postgraduates
2013. 15,427
2010. 14,897
2009. 15,466
Acceptance rate
2014. 32.2 %
2012. 36.6 %
2011. 40.6 %
2010. 41.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 14.8 K $
2011. 12.6 K $
2010. 11.8 K $
2009. 11.7 K $
2008. 11 K $
Official web page www.umich.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Michigan connected by profession and/or age

b. 1961., Journalist
b. 1950., Journalist
b. 1955., Journalist
b. 1918., Journalist
b. 1932., Journalist
b. 1967., Journalist
b. 1919., Journalist
b. 1972., Journalist

Written work

1.Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm Ravaged Hospital

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2013. by Crown Publishing Group

Awards won

2010 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
For a story that chronicles the urgent life-and-death decisions made by one hospital’s exhausted doctors when they were cut off by the floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

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