James Hamblin

Senior Editor, The Atlantic; Host, "If Our Bodies Could Talk," TheAtlantic.com

James Hamblin is a writer and senior editor at The Atlantic, where he hosts the video series “If Our Bodies Could Talk.” The author of a book by the same title, Hamblin was previously a Yale University Poynter Fellow in journalism and lectured at Harvard Medical School, Wharton Business School, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, and SXSW. His writing and videos have been featured in The New York Times, POLITICO, The Guardian, Mother Jones, and others. TIME magazine named him one of the 140 people to follow on Twitter, Greatlist named him among the most influential people in health media, and BuzzFeed called him “the most delightful MD ever.”

Videos/Audio of James Hamblin

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