Ted Alcorn

Ted Alcorn is a journalist and educator with expertise in gun violence prevention policies and programs. He contributes reporting to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other national publications, and is a lecturer at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Previously he was the founding research director of Everytown For Gun Safety, and he served as a policy analyst in the Office of the Mayor of New York City. He earned graduate degrees as a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and their School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and lived in Beijing, China as a Henry Luce scholar.

Poverty

From Zero to 50,000: The Making of a Community Health Program in Rural India

An interview with pediatric oncologist and Jan Swasthya Sahyog community health program cofounder Dr. Yogesh Jain

Governance

Finally "Inside," New Office of Global Affairs Director Is Looking Out

Loyce Pace gives a glimpse into her role in the Biden Administration

Poverty

On COVID Shockers, Vaccine Disparities, Nagging the White House, and Next-Gen Physicians

An interview with longtime global public health physician and Partners In Health cofounder Paul Farmer

Governance

How Norway's Prisons Have Weathered a Pandemic

Its famously progressive correctional system is anomalous, but still has lessons for other countries

Governance

Inside Israel's Vaccination Campaign

Interview with former Israeli coronavirus czar Dr. Ronni Gamzu on Israel's pandemic response