Randi is a medical writer and the author of AROUSED: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything (W.W. Norton, 2018). She is also a lecturer at Yale University, writer in residence at Yale Medical School, and an adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Randi has worked as a medical writer for the London bureau of The Associated Press and was the London bureau chief of Physicians’ Weekly. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Parents, More, among other newspapers and magazines. She has given Grand Rounds at New York University School of Medicine and the Yale University School of Medicine and has lectured at the New York Academy of Medicine. She is also the author of Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank (released by W.W. Norton, Jan 2010). Randi earned a B.S. from The University of Pennsylvania where she studied the history and sociology of science. She earned an M.S. from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, an M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine, and an M.P.H. from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Randi lives in New York City with her husband, Stuart Epstein. They have four children.
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