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"Katie's writing is thoughtful, deeply researched and image-rich. I'm always thrilled to read her latest work." —Suzanne Wilder, editor and founder of The Smart Domestic

I studied Magazine Journalism in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, at Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. No matter what I'm writing—from the mechanics of how frogs jump to Native American energy issues—I create scenes that make stories come to life for the reader.

My work has appeared in national publications, alumni magazines, lifestyle magazines, newspapers, alternative weeklies, and more. I'm drawn to writing about interesting places and driven people who live their passions and fight for the causes in which they believe.

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Lead's Dangerous Legacy
Chicago Health Magazine
A Family Affair: Battling Pediatric Cancer
Chicago Health Magazine
February 2017
Healing Society's Soul
Chicago Health Magazine
February 2017
Conducting Fieldwork in the Shadow of DAPL
Native Science Report
December 2016
Trending Physicians Take to Social Media
Chicago Health magazine
October 2016
Five Things I've Learned From a Pioneering Cancer Geneticist
photo via the University of Chicago
The Huffington Post | January 2014
The Nature Within
The Huffington Post | July 2013
July 2013
For the Love of Fish
Positive magazine | September 2012
September 2012
The Fire Inside
Positive magazine | March 2011
Mining for Art
Perspectives magazine | March 2011
March 2011
A Medical First, 20 Years Later
Medicine on the Midway (cover story) | October 2009
Close Encounter
Medicine on the Midway | October 2007
October 2007
Genetic Isolation: Studying the Hutterites
Medicine on the Midway (cover story) | June 2008
Finding the Right Resource
Medicine on the Midway (interview with Michelle Obama) | May 2007
May 01, 2007
Battling the Fiery Serpent
Morehouse Magazine | Medicine on the Midway | October 2007
Marching to a Different Beat: Chicago alum charts the active heart
Medicine on the Midway | March 2007
March 2007
Kangaroo Keepers
The Athens NEWS | photo by Phil Floraday | September 2005
September 2005