Sam Loewenberg is a journalist who covers the intersection of global health, business, government and politics. He was the 2011-2012 Nieman Foundation Global Health Reporting Fellow at Harvard University and a 2014-15 reporting fellow at the Project on Public Narrative at the Edmund J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard Law School.
His articles and photos have appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Guardian, Time, Newsweek, Forbes, Portfolio, The Atlantic Online, Fortune, The Nation, The Washington Post, Slate, Salon, and The Lancet. He shot and produced two short documentaries for PBS.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Sam attended public schools. He is an alumni of The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and was a MacCracken Fellow in the graduate program in American Studies at New York University. He has received journalism grants from the German Marshall Fund of the United States and The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and in 2001-2002 was a Knight-Bagehot Journalism Fellow in Business and Economics at Columbia University. He has taught in the Harvard summer writing program, and has lectured at Harvard, MIT, The University of Chicago, and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.