About me

Melissa Dahl is a senior editor at New York Magazine's The Cut, where she leads the health and psychology coverage. In 2014, she helped launch Science of Us, NYMag's popular social science website. 

Before New York, she was a health writer and editor for NBCNews.com and TODAY.com. And before that was her first love: newspapers! Melissa started her career as an intern at The Sacramento Bee

Her writing interests include personality, emotions, and mental health. Melissa's byline has also appeared in Elle, Parents, and the New York Times.