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

Children’s Hospital probes link between enterovirus, paralysis

By Liz Kowalczyk , Globe staff

The hospital is treating four children with muscle weakness or paralysis that began soon after they were sickened by the virus.

Four children treated for muscle weakness, paralysis at hospital

By Liz Kowalczyk , Globe Staff

Officials at Boston Children’s Hospital are investigating whether the culprit might be enterovirus.

Canton man tied to tainted medicine arrested at Logan

By Evan Allen, Milton J. Valencia and Liz Kowalczyk , Globe Staff

Glenn Adam Chin, a supervising pharmacist at the New England Compounding Center, was trying to board a plane to Hong Kong, officials said.

When something medically goes wrong

By Liz Kowalczyk , Globe Staff

Each year in Massachusetts hospitals, hundreds of patients are injured because of serious medical errors and other safety problems.