Lisa Belkin is the Senior National Correspondent for Yahoo News, covering American social issues.
She joined Yahoo in 2014, after nearly two years as the Senior Correspondent at the Huffington Post, where she reported and opined about life, work and family. Prior to joining HuffPost, she spent nearly thirty years at The New York Times, where she was variously a national correspondent, a medical reporter, a Contributing Writer for The New York Times Magazine and the creator of the Life's Work column and the Motherlode blog.
She is the author of Life's Work: Confessions of an Unbalanced Mom, First, Do No Harm and Show Me A Hero which aired as an HBO miniseries starring Oscar Isaac. She is also the editor of two anthologies. A graduate of Princeton University, she has returned there as a visiting professor in the Humanities Council, teaching narrative non- fiction as an instrument of social change.