Betsy Ladyzhets

Community Manager, CASW Connector

Betsy Ladyzhets is CASW Connector’s community manager, keeping the Connector database up to date, working with readers to continually improve the website, and writing and producing the newsletter. Betsy is an independent science, health, and data journalist focused on COVID-19 and the future of public health. She is an editor at The Sick Times, a new nonprofit publication chronicling the Long Covid crisis, which she co-founded after more than three years of writing the COVID-19 Data Dispatch blog and newsletter. She was recently a journalism fellow at MuckRock, where she contributed to award-winning COVID-19 investigations. Her freelance work has appeared in Science News, The Atlantic, STAT News, FiveThirtyEight, MIT Technology Review, and other national publications.