Lauren Ingeno is WHYY’s Managing Editor for Health & Science. Before joining WHYY in 2022, she held science communication roles at George Washington University, Drexel University, and most recently, Penn Medicine, where she covered topics ranging from brains to bedbugs. Previously, she reported for Inside Higher Ed and USA Today. Lauren graduated from Penn State, where she majored in journalism and English, but spent most of her nights in the Daily Collegian basement newsroom. A proud Delaware County native, she now lives in Philadelphia.