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

Healey targets nonprofits in questionable property deals

By and Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Attorney General Maura Healey issued court orders to two charities that have connections to a Roxbury real estate magnate.

District attorney, AG investigate Roxbury real estate dealer

By and Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Jake Wark said prosecutors began receiving new complaints after the Globe’s coverage of allegations against Rolando Pam and two members of his family.

Second of Two Parts

Nonprofits have questionable dealings with the Pam family

By and Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff

Valuable properties owned by a pair of charities were peddled to the Roxbury family’s businesses under highly favorable terms.

Making it big, the Pam family way

By Astead W. Herndon and , Globe Staff

In some Roxbury circles, the Pams’ actions are so widely known that they’ve been given their own nickname: “The Pam Family Scam.”