Liz Kowalczyk

Kowalczyk covers healthcare and medicine for the Globe, including treatment and cost trends in hospitals and physicians’ practices. She is a graduate of Cornell University, and has worked for the Globe since 2000. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 as part of a team for national reporting.

Latest stories

Search for mental health care for children is often fruitless

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Harvard researchers found out what many parents already know: Getting mental health care for a child can be especially difficult.

State plans to shut child psychiatric unit at Westwood Lodge

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A surprise inspection Tuesday found “a number of significant issues’’ and the unit was closed to new admissions, the state Department of Mental Health said.

Partners, Brigham and Women’s to pay $10m in research fraud case

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The settlement resolves allegations that a stem cell research lab fraudulently obtained federal grant funding.

MRIs carry rare — but very real — hazards

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Paul Doherty’s MRI scan had gone smoothly — but that was before a gurney, drawn by a magnet, smashed into a machine.