Deputy Managing Editor, Print and Operations

David Dahl

David Dahl chooses and edits page one stories and oversees newsroom operations. Dahl also has been closely involved in our transformation to a multi-platform news source and helped as a liaison with business operations at the Globe.

Latest stories


Opioids could kill tens of thousands in the next decade

By Max Blau , STAT

Deaths from opioids have been rising sharply, and overdoses already kill more Americans under age 50 than anything else.


Should taxpayers cover the light bills at university labs? Trump kicks off a tense debate

By Meghana Keshavan , STAT

Universities expressed alarm at the thought of losing taxpayer support for “indirect costs” that they consider vital to their biomedical research.


Analyzing the president, from afar

By Sharon Begley , STAT

Mental health experts see three key psychological traits in President Trump.


Caution urged on getting flu shots too early

By Helen Branswell , STAT

Mounting scientific evidence is raising questions about whether vaccinating people in mid-summer may actually be undermining the effectiveness of the nation’s massive flu vaccination program.