Patricia Wen

Wen writes mostly about social service, family and health issues. She has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, once for feature writing and also as part of a team for national reporting. A Harvard graduate, Wen has also twice won the Casey Medal for coverage of children and family issues.

Latest stories

Before she was Baby Doe

By , and Nestor Ramos , Globe Staff

Bella Bond was in many ways a typical toddler. But her young life was hanging by a thread.

Report calls for research on how SSI funds are granted

By , Globe Staff

State-to-state variations in funding may bolster critics who argue that the SSI program has morphed into a loosely monitored alternative welfare program.

Chronology of the Aisling Brady McCarthy case

By , Globe Staff

Chronology of the Aisling Brady McCarthy case

In stunning reversal, nanny’s murder case dropped

By , and , Globe Staff

The medical examiner’s office said it could no longer stand by its ruling that a Cambridge infant’s death in 2013 was a homicide.