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

STAT | SPECIAL REPORT

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.

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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.

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Analyzing the president, from afar

By Sharon Begley , STAT

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

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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.