is the Health Editor for ThinkProgress. She was previously a Health Reporter and an Editorial Assistant for the site. Before joining the ThinkProgress team, Tara deepened her interest in progressive politics from a faith-based perspective at several religious nonprofits, including Faith in Public Life, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, and Interfaith Voices. Tara holds a B.A. in Communications from American University. She is originally from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.