Reporter covering health and medicine Education: Syracuse University, BS in journalism
Laurie McGinley covers health and medicine for The Washington Post. She focuses on the Food and Drug Administration as well as cancer research and treatment. She was previously The Post's health, science and environment editor.
Honors & Awards:
Part of Wall Street Journal team that won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting on AIDS
Professional Affiliations: Association of Health Care Journalists
The agency ordered the two remaining manufacturers of surgical mesh used for certain pelvic operations to stop selling the products immediately, citing the lack of a “reasonable assurance” of safety and effectiveness.