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Seema Yasmin

Reporter, The Dallas Morning News;, Professor, University of Texas at Dallas

Biography

Dr. Seema Yasmin is a staff writer at The Dallas Morning News, a professor of public health at The University of Texas at Dallas and a CNN medical analyst. Yasmin served as a disease detective in the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she investigated epidemics in maximum-security prisons, American Indian reservations and healthcare facilities. Yasmin trained in medicine at the University of Cambridge in England and in journalism at the University of Toronto. She recently traveled to Liberia to report on post-Ebola syndrome for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Scientific American.