Mary Meehan

Mary Meehan

Mary Meehan brings 30 years of experience to the health beat at the Ohio Valley ReSource. Born in Kentucky, Mary is a proud alum of Western Kentucky University. (Go Tops!) A winner of dozens of state, regional and national journalism awards, Mary has covered exploding hotels, trashed trailers, epic ER wait times , Salem the Wonder Cat and one Santa convention in Branson, Mo. As a 2016 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, Mary studied digital journalism and the challenge of using public health policy to create sustainable social change. While generally refraining from pictures of her lunch, Mary has recently become addicted to Instagram where you can follow her @TheMaryMeehan. You can also check her out on Twitter @TheMaryMeehan and @OVReSRC.

Regional Hep A Outbreak Linked To Ohio Valley Addiction Crisis
Surgeon General Supports Needle Exchanges To Limit Disease From Opioid Crisis
Exchange of Ideas: How A Rural Kentucky County Overcame Fear To Adopt A Needle Exchange
Fracking Waste Disposal: Still A Hot Mess
Trump’s First Year Leaves Obamacare on Life Support in Ohio Valley
Changing Course: A School Cooperative Aims To Remake Coal Communities
Tobacco’s Toll: New Push To Stop Smoking In Country’s Sickest States
The Big Latch: Rising Breast-feeding Rates Could Boost Region’s Health