Scott Allen is editor of the Spotlight Team, the Globe’s investigative reporting unit. In more than 20 years at the Globe, he has covered the environment and medicine and served as the Globe’s Health and Science editor before becoming an investigative reporter in 2008. A graduate of Bowdoin College, he was also a journalism fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
By Jenifer McKim , New England Center
Dozens of cases of children who died of abuse and neglect in Massachusetts over the last six years remain unresolved.
By Jenn Abelson, Jonathan Saltzman, Liz Kowalcyzk and Scott Allen , Globe Staff
It is the root question in a battle pitting a star surgeon against a great hospital, MGH, and the conflict has put careers and reputations at risk.
By Andrea Estes and Scott Allen , Globe Staff
The investigation is likely to focus on politicians who took part in the illegal hiring scheme run by John O’Brien, insiders said.
By Jenifer McKim , New England Center for Investigative Reporting
As an expert witness, Dr. Michael Holick has blamed a genetic disease rather than parental wrongdoing for bone fractures.