For the summer issue of the Nashville Post Magazine, I got to attend what I can only imagine was the most epic conference ever put on in the United States,… Read more I could be a professional conference-goer →
Check out my latest reporting on the promise of biosimilars—and why these generic-ish drugs have yet to fully take off.
Since 2005, every issue of American Spirit, the magazine of the Daughters of the American Revolution, has had my byline in it. I’ve been so lucky to have written every… Read more Organ transplant transportation is a fascinating field →
I wrote this cover story for the 2018 edition of Vitals, a healthcare magazine published by the Nashville Post each fall. The story is essentially a profile of Brentwood, Tennessee-based… Read more I am all over this issue of Vitals →
There was a week back in September when I could not get catchy instrumental theme song to “Bonanza” out of my head. Blame the article I wrote for the November/December… Read more All about bonanza farming →
Everything I know about maritime transport I learned from watching HBO’s “The Wire.” That is, until I interviewed Victoria Robas, who was featured in the July/August 2018 issue of American… Read more Port of Call →
As a freelance writer, my editors often call on me for story ideas, with the expectation that if they like it, I get dibs on writing it. (I have come… Read more I am very proud of this work →
In my line of work, I’m very used to the concept of interviewing people who are way smarter than I am. Dr. Aileen Yingst is definitely one of those people. “Don’t sell yourself short, Lena. You’re smart,” you say. Yeah, that may be, but I’m no SPACE SCIENTIST. Dr. Yingst is a geologist at the nonprofit Planetary Science Institute, which works with NASA to provide science support for all of its various space missions. Dr. Yingst is a scientist on the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s mission for the space probe… Read more I Interviewed a Space Scientist →