Lauren Weber is public health policy reporter for HuffPost based in Washington, D.C. She reports on a variety of global and national public health issues, including everything from Ebola and hepatitis A outbreaks to the health of migrant detainees. She is also a 2017 USC Annenberg Health Journalism National Fellow. Weber formerly was the creator and editor of The Morning Email, HuffPost's weekday rundown of the news, that she launched and grew to nearly a million subscribers. She was a 2018 Webby honoree and 2018 Digiday Publishing Awards finalist for The Morning Email. She was also previously the voice of HuffPost on Amazon Echo for the morning briefing. Weber is a graduate of Georgetown University and can be reached at