christiine herman

Managing Editor, Side Effects Public Media


Christine Herman is the managing editor of Side Effects Public Media, a health reporting collaboration involving NPR stations across the Midwest. In her recent role as health reporter at Illinois Public Media, she reported extensively on mental health, access to health care for vulnerable populations and other public health issues, reaching national audiences through the NPR/Kaiser Health News reporting partnership. Christine is a 2018 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism fellow and a 2016 AHCJ Great Lakes Reporting Fellow. Christine earned her Ph.D. in chemistry and master's in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.