Don Sapatkin

Independent Journalist

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Don Sapatkin is an independent journalist who reports on science and health care. His primary focus for nearly two decades has been public health, especially policy, access to care, health disparities, infectious diseases, medical research and behavioral health, notably opioid addiction and treatment. Don previously was a staff editor for Politico and a reporter and editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and is based in Philadelphia.

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