Theresa Gaffney is a multimedia intern at STAT. She’s currently studying investigative health reporting at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Before journalism, Theresa was a book publicist at Penguin Random House. She graduated from Brandeis University, where she technically studied English literature and creative writing, but spent most of her time studying the bottom of the pool while training with the swim team. She’s a lifelong card-carrying member of the clean plate club.