Sandra G. Boodman
Medical reporter and creator of the monthly Medical Mysteries column
Education: Brandeis University, A.B. with honors in American studies
Sandra G. Boodman joined The Washington Post as a temporary secretary to the Style editor in 1975. From 1977 to 2008 she was a staff writer on the Metro and National desks, covering, among other things, Virginia politics, the religious right, the early years of the AIDS epidemic and substandard doctors. She also served as deputy editor of the Health Section. She created The Post's Medical Mysteries column in 2007 and has been a regular contributor to Kaiser Health News since its inception in 2008.