Scott Allen

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.

Latest stories

Homeowners billed for houses lost in foreclosure

By Jenifer McKim and Jess Aloe , New England Center for Investigative Reporting

An insurance industry practice has the potential to flatten tens of thousands of former homeowners as they get back on their feet.

UMass Amherst to end use of student informants

By Eric Bosco , Globe Correspondent

The decision by the school comes after an informant used by the university police died of a heroin overdose.

Tentative deal reached in 2d Bridgewater hospital lawsuit

By , Globe Staff

The lawsuit was aimed at improving the treatment of patients with mental illness at the state hospital.

Partners pays a price after bid for South Shore Hospital

By and , Globe Staff

When Partners HealthCare struck a deal with the attorney general to acquire three more hospitals, rivals finally took a public stand.