Audrey Quinn

Audrey Quinn is a WNYC health reporter and an adjunct professor at the NYU Journalism Institute. Her investigative work has been awarded by the Fund for Investigative Journalism and The Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund and published in The New York Times. She’s been featured on 99 Percent Invisible, Planet Money, Marketplace, PRI's The World, Studio 360, and WNYC Studios’ Nancy. She's also a current recipient of the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism.

Audrey Quinn appears in the following:

Advocates Warn Against New York Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

New York's SAFE Act is one of the few state laws limiting gun access for people with mental illness. But while stigmatizing many, the law may fail to protect against gun violence. 


Christie Left in the Dark on Trump's Opioid Announcement

Friday, October 27, 2017

New Jersey's governor praised Trump in advance for his expected declaration of a national emergency. That declaration never came.

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New York's Unusual Law Is Boosting Hepatitis C Testing

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tina Harris may never have discovered that she was infected with hepatitis C if it weren’t for an unusual New York state law.

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Disappointed by the Federal Response, New Yorkers Step Up to Help Puerto Rico

Monday, October 02, 2017

Local politicians aren't waiting for the President's cue to bring relief to the island.


HIV Treatments Improve, Teen Infection Rates Stay the Same

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

It's easier to prevent and treat HIV than ever before. Teens and twenty-somethings aren't getting that memo.


Transgender New Yorkers Face a Shortage of Doctors to Meet Their Needs

Monday, August 28, 2017

There are currently 500 people on the waiting list of the Center for Transgender Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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#19: The Pentagon's Secret Gaggle of Gays

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Even after "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was repealed, the military wasn't an easy place to be out.

With an Opioid Overdose Drug Now Virtually Free, Will New Yorkers Take Advantage?

Thursday, August 10, 2017

In Staten Island, the borough hardest hit by the opioid epidemic, about half of the pharmacies WNYC visited had naloxone in stock. Those that did said demand was small to nonexistent. 


The Brooklyn Museum Wants You to Put Its Staff in Your Pocket

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The institution has a different kind of museum app, one that offers on-demand conversations about whatever catches your eye while strolling through the galleries.


Why Work From Home Scams Persist

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

On the Internet your bound to see ads that read: earn thousands of dollars a week working from home. Click on one of them and you enter a world that has ensnared people in money-losing ventures.


Experts Consider Economics To Speed Up Ambulance Response Times

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

The Planet Money team takes a look at how ambulances use principles of economics to get to patients fast.


Hoverboard Fires Linked To New Manufacturing Process In China

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The hot gift this Christmas season is a hoverboard — those two wheeled electronic scooters. But they have been catching fire. The boards and the danger result from a new kind of manufacturing process on the rise in China.


Commercial Space Industry Would Benefit From Space Act, Critics Say

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Lawmakers in the House passed the Space Act, which says U.S. companies can harvest, own and trade resources from space. Two companies have put millions of dollars into the vision of mining asteroids.


The Hoverboard Mystery: Where Did The Holidays' Hot Product Come From?

Thursday, December 03, 2015

This holiday season, one item has been gathering popularity: Called "hoverboards," they're two-wheeled scooters that look like Segways with no handles.


Planet Money: AC Power Versus DC Power Grid

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

The nation's power grid pulses with a certain type of electricity: AC power. But our "Planet Money" team explains why some people are trying to revive the DC power grid.


2015 Creative Resolutions: Rediscovering Your First Love

Thursday, September 17, 2015

This year, we’ve been following a special-effects designer as he ditches the computer and goes back to the brush.


Price Check! Buying and Selling Bitcoins at Whole Foods

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Every Monday night, a Manhattan Whole Foods fills with a unique breed of "buy-local" enthusiasts. They're not there for the Brooklyn-made pickles or the Westchester apples. They com...

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