Tracy Jan

Jan covers national politics as well as healthcare policy in the Washington bureau. Previously she was the Globe’s higher education reporter in Boston. She joined the Globe in 2004 and covered K-12 education, including the Boston Public Schools. Her work has won the National Headliner Awards. A Stanford University graduate, Jan began her career as a crime and courts reporter for The Oregonian.

Latest stories

Planned Parenthood controversy felt in research labs

By , Globe Staff

Undercover videos accusing Planned Parenthood of harvesting fetal tissue have put research scientists in the spotlight.

Drug companies quietly funnel funds to doctors

By , Globe Staff

Federal law allows companies to pay millions a year, without disclosure, to doctors who teach continuing education programs.

Senator Ed Markey to visit Africa with Obama

By , Globe Staff

The move gives the Mass. senator a front-row seat on a history-making moment for America’s first African-American president.

Report on interrogation tactics roils academics

By , Globe Staff

American Psychological Association leaders helped draft policies that led to harsh interrogation techniques.