Lena H. Sun is a national reporter for The Washington Post, focusing on health issues, including public health and health-care delivery. She has previously covered a variety of beats, including the Metro transit system, immigration and education.
Sun was among a team of reporters who won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2002 for coverage of the war on terrorism. She was the Beijing bureau chief from 1990 to 1994, and one of five Post foreign correspondents who shared a Robert F. Kennedy journalism award for a series chronicling the poverty, sickness and exploitation faced by women in developing countries.
She has an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and a master’s from Columbia University.