Adam Piore is a reporter covering public health and infectious disease at the Boston Globe. In recent years, he's written extensively about public health for national magazines, chronicling the obesity epidemic, the teen mental health crisis, and covering COVID-19. Over the course of his 30 year career, he's worked as a Washington Correspondent for the Bergen Record, trekked through the Colombia Amazon writing about isolated tribes for Scientific American, lived in Southeast Asia filing stories from Cambodia and Indonesia to the Globe foreign desk, He covered 9-11 from Ground Zero and reported from Iraq for Newsweek. He is the author of two books, the Body Builders, Inside the Science of the Engineered Human, and the New Kings of New York. Adam grew up in Boston, then attended the University of California, Santa Cruz and Columbia School of Journalism.