Patrick Chatfield


Patrick Chatfield is a digital editor at He’s the assigning editor for Heart Health, Diabetes, Obesity, Respiratory Health, and Infectious Diseases. He also assists with social media, medical review, and site updates. He’s interested in all things related to science, technology, history, and public health. Connect with him on Twitter @PaChatfield.

Latest by Patrick Chatfield

What Are Fortified Foods?

Government regulations require nutrients be added to some staple foods, but does it really work?

Myths about Drug and Alcohol Addiction

How to know what’s normal social behavior and when you might need help.