Freelance reporter and editor
A former staff editor for Politico and reporter and editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer, Don currently writes stories and a Monday newsletter for MindSite News (www.mindsitenews.org), a nonprofit media organization that focuses on mental health and substance abuse.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife (Carol Bates, a freelance photographer).
Areas of Expertise
public health, mental health, addiction, health policy, health disparities