Deputy Managing Editor, Operations

David Dahl

Dahl is Deputy Managing Editor, Operations. He edits stories for Page One and, and is senior editor in charge in the evening. Previously, he was editor of the Globe’s Regional editions and the Your Town hyperlocal websites, and served as political editor.

Latest stories


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.