John CurtisJohn Curtis has been on the staff of Yale Medicine since 1998. He previously worked as a staff writer at the New Haven Register and the Waterbury Republican-American in Connecticut and at the Hudson Dispatch in New Jersey. He holds a masters degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. His articles and photographs have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and newspapers and magazines around the country. His journalism career began in Cali, Colombia, where he was a photographer for The Cali Chronicle.