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Liza Gross

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Liza Gross writes frequently about ecology, conservation and health for publications including the New York Times, Discover, Washington Post, and Slate, and is a regular contributor to KQED. She won a 2014 SPJ NorCal excellence in journalism award for a Discover story on medical innovations to repair facial injuries suffered in war, and received an NYU Reporting Award and a Dennis Hunt fellowship to investigate environmental health disparities in California by combining data reporting with in-depth interviews and field reporting. The story will appear in The Nation. She also works part-time as an editor for the magazine section of PLOS Biology. She's based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter: @lizabio.