Katie Hafner

Health Care Writer, The New York Times; Author, Mother Daughter Me

Katie Hafner writes about health care, with a focus on the aging population, for the Science section of The New York Timeswhich she has been writing for since 1991. She started as a freelancer from Berlin, covering German reunification, and was on staff for ten years, covering technology for the Circuits section. Hafner has also worked at Newsweek and BusinessWeek and written for The New York Times MagazineEsquireWiredThe New Republic, and O, the Oprah Magazine. Her books include Cyberpunk; Where Wizards Stay Up Late; The House at the Bridge: A Story of Modern GermanyA Romance on Three Legs; and the recent memoir, Mother Daughter Me

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