Amanda Michelle Gomez

Peggy Girshman Fellow
Kaiser Health News

Amanda Michelle Gomez, KHN’s Peggy Girshman Fellow, reports on how public health policy impacts everyday people. She came from the Washington City Paper, where she wrote about the covid pandemic’s effects on D.C. residents. There, she broke countless stories related to the coronavirus, some of which helped change policies. Before working at the City Paper, she was a health policy reporter at ThinkProgress, and reported for PBS NewsHour on issues ranging from the Flint, Michigan, water crisis to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate.