Our Editorial Team

Lisa Rapaport

Contributing Health Writer

Lisa Rapaport is a journalist with more than 20 years of experience on the health beat as a writer and editor. She holds a master’s degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and spent a year as a Knight-Wallace journalism fellow at the University of Michigan. Her work has appeared in dozens of local and national media outlets, including Reuters, Bloomberg, WNYC, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, San Jose Mercury News, the Oakland Tribune, Huffington Post, Yahoo! News, The Sacramento Bee, and The Buffalo News.


Pediatrics, Women’s Health, Exercise and Nutrition, Sleep, Public Health, Behavioral Health, Veterans/Military Health, Health Financing, Insurance, Pharma, Medical Devices, Medical Research, Health Policy

Board Certifications and Training

  • Association of Health Care Journalists
  • Little Harbour School PTA board member


  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science, the University at Buffalo
  • Master of Arts in Journalism, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Awards and Accreditation

  • University at Buffalo Honors Scholar Phi Beta Kappa
  • Knight-Wallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan

Best Health Tip

Make time for yourself!

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