Claire Bugos.

Claire Bugos

Health News Reporter


Health and Science


Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism



Claire Bugos is a New York-based health and science reporter and writer with a focus on public health and medicine. She joined Verywell Health as a staff reporter in 2021.

Her work appears in Smithsonian Magazine and Discover Magazine, where she's written on medical advancements, astronomy, the environment, archaeology, and art. As print managing editor for her college magazine, North by Northwestern, she led the creation of the publication's first-ever special section on the topic of environmentalism. She was a 2020 National Association of Science Writers travel fellow. 


Claire graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism with a bachelor's in journalism and history. 

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