Laura Fisher Kaiser
Laura Fisher Kaiser

Laura Fisher Kaiser is a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C., who writes about environmental health, science, architecture, and design. Her current book project is a narrative history of the quest to unravel the medical mysteries of leprosy. She blogs at, and you can follow her on Twitter @secretscigeek.

Medical Examiner
Feb. 20 2013 6:59 PMCan Leprosy Finally Be Eradicated?A new test and vaccine could stop a disease that has cursed humanity for millennia.
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Nov. 25 2015 3:40 PM How Does the Head of HR Work? Read what L.V. Anderson asked Kevin Fanning about his experience in human resources departments—from startup companies to more hierarchical environments.