Douglas Starr

Douglas Starr is Professor Emeritus of Science Journalism at Boston University. His first book, Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce, received wide critical acclaim and was turned into a series by PBS. His second book, The Killer of Little Shepherds, is about the French serial killer Vacher and the birth of modern forensic science. His writings on science, medicine and public health have appeared in, among others, The New Republic and The LA Times, and on NPR.