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Tom Paulson

Rwanda 2011

Tom Paulson is the host of Humanosphere.org, an online news site at KPLU, a Seattle public radio station affiliated with National Public Radio. As a host, blogger and reporter on topics of global health and development, he selects stories to post on the site and reports on the topics. During his career he has covered many aspects of health and science, from shadowing investigators from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) tracking the source of a major E. coli 0157 outbreak to reporting on historic AIDS vaccine trials in Thailand. From 1987 to 2009, he worked as a science and medical reporter and editor at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.  Previously he worked in Idaho at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News and at The Wenatchee World in Washington. He holds an M.A. in Science Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s of Science from Pacific Lutheran University.


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