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

Grants for research get scarcer

By , Globe staff

With federal research funding flat lining even the best in their fields have to court new sources of support.

Obama vacation punctured by international, domestic strife

By and , Globe Staff

Not even a week into his Martha’s Vineyard vacation, President Obama has twice had to address crises.

Obama fund-raiser highlights Democrats’ political imperative

By and , Globe Staff

President Obama was set to attend a fund-raiser on Martha’s Vineyard minutes after he spoke about the crisis in Iraq.

US to send more than 50 specialists to combat Ebola

By , Globe Staff

More than 50 disease specialists will help combat the outbreak in West Africa.