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Laurie Tarkan, Senior Editor at Buoy Health

Laurie is an award-winning health journalist. She has written for The New York Times, numerous national magazines, and leading health websites. She is also the author of several non-fiction health books. Throughout her journalism career, Laurie has been motivated by her desire to advocate for people who are struggling with health issues and to help inspire positive change in healthcare. Her breakthrough articles have shined a light on issues that have been under the radar. Laurie joined Buoy’s editorial team in 2020 and works with our team of doctors to create compelling and accessible content. Laurie earned her BA from Muhlenberg College, and her MA in journalism from New York University.