General Assignment Reporter
Ike Swetlitz is a researcher and reporter focusing on stories at the intersection of life sciences and national politics. He came to STAT from The Medill Justice Project, a criminal justice investigative journalism center at Northwestern University. Ike has an undergraduate degree in physics, and he spent summers looking for the Higgs Boson (he didn’t find it) and designing quantum computer parts. Ike has reported from rural Ghana to urban New Haven. He enjoys poetry, folk music, and cooking with obscure spices.