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Cat Ferguson

Specializes in: Investigative reporting, fraud and misconduct in healthcare and scientific research, neuroscience, mental illness and drug addiction

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Work has previously appeared: The Verge, BuzzFeed News, Nature, New Scientist, The New Yorker, Retraction Watch, Modern Farmer

I'm an investigative journalist focusing on healthcare, and previously have been on staff at BuzzFeed News and Retraction Watch. My reporting on deceptive marketing in addiction treatment is currently supported by the Fund for Investigative Journalism, and I was a 2016 recipient of the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association’s Excellence in Public Awareness Award for my work on insurance fraud and patient brokering.

I live in Oakland, California with a dog named Ickus and a snake named Snek.

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