Scott Allen is editor of the Spotlight Team, the Globe’s investigative reporting unit. In more than 20 years at the Globe, he has covered the environment and medicine and served as the Globe’s Health and Science editor before becoming an investigative reporter in 2008. A graduate of Bowdoin College, he was also a journalism fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Spotlight | The desperate and the dead
By Scott Allen , Globe Staff
Many hands have shaped Massachusetts’ mental health care system, from crusading activists and judges to groundbreaking filmmakers and political leaders of all stripes.
By Scott Allen , The Washington Post
Chinese diver Qin Kai, who won silver in the men’s three-meter springboard in London, got down on one knee to pop the question.
By Jenn Abelson, Jonathan Saltzman, Liz Kowalcyzk and Scott Allen , Globe Staff
It is the root question in a battle pitting a star surgeon against a great hospital, MGH, and the conflict has put careers and reputations at risk.
By Andrea Estes and Scott Allen , Globe Staff
The investigation is likely to focus on politicians who took part in the illegal hiring scheme run by John O’Brien, insiders said.