Deputy Managing Editor, Print and Operations

David Dahl

David Dahl chooses and edits page one stories and oversees newsroom operations. Dahl also has been closely involved in our transformation to a multi-platform news source and helped as a liaison with business operations at the Globe.

Latest stories


A defiant N.H. doctor fights for her license — and a disappearing style of medicine

By Eric Boodman , STAT

Dr. Anna Konopka is 84, and has become a symbol for a kind of physician autonomy that is almost extinct in our era of highly regulated medical care.


Cancer patient struggles with life after seeming cure

By Bob Tedeschi , STAT

An immunotherapy drug that wasn’t even approved for her cancer saved her life. Now she faces a complex set of emotions in learning to live again.

How many doctors have received payments from opioid makers? Look here

By Ed Silverman , STAT

Boston researchers find one in 12 docs have accepted payments from drug makers that sell prescription opioid painkillers.


87 experimental therapies for glioblastoma are in the works. Some might help McCain now

By Sharon Begley , STAT

“We’ve learned a tremendous amount about the biology of this cancer,” said Dr. David Reardon, director of neuro-oncology at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.