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Judy Foreman - Served in the Peace Corps in Brazil
Judy Foreman, a staff writer at The Boston Globe since 1978 and a medical and science writer since 1985, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Wellesley College in 1966. After three years in the Peace Corps in Brazil, she earned a Master's in Education for General Purposes from Harvard University Graduate School of Education.
Judy began her journalism career at the Lowell Sun in Lowell, Mass. During her Globe tenure she spent time as a guest reporter at The Times of London and was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
She currently writes two columns for the Globe's Health & Science section, one called Aging and the other, Health Sense. In all her columns, she seeks to combine a keen sense of demographics with reader-friendly practical medical advice for consumers. She has won numerous journalism awards from groups such as the the American Society on Aging, the National Women's Political Caucus, the American Heart Association, the Arthritis Foundation, the Associated Press Sports Editors and the Clarion award.