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Kerry Grens

Kerry Grens is the senior health and science reporter at WHYY. Her stories span the beat, from the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals in goats to the role of fire in the New Jersey pine barrens to the culling of community hospitals. Kerry has been reporting for WHYY since February, 2008. She moved to Philadelphia in 2006, when she joined The Scientist as a staff writer. For more than a year the magazine sent Kerry on reporting trips around the country to write about discoveries in the life sciences.

Her return to radio was a return to her first love. Kerry started in journalism through a AAAS science writing fellowship at KUNC, an NPR affiliate in Greeley, Colorado. Following that she spent two years as New Hampshire Public Radio's health and science reporter. Kerry has a masters degree in biological sciences from Stanford University, where she did research in neuroscience, and a bachelors in biology from Loyola University Chicago. Kerry's stories appear on WHYY-FM during Morning Edition and All Things Considered and on WHYY-TV during First.

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