Perri Klass

Perri Klass is professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University and the author of A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future, about how the decline in infant and child mortality has changed the world.

Naturalists Unknown

Lives marked by discovery and erasure

by Perri Klass | Thursday, November 16, 2023

Wielders of the Knife

How doctors learned to keep patients alive on the operating table

by Perri Klass | Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Of Plagues and Prejudice

Whether cholera or Covid-19, epidemic disease can reveal what is hidden—in ourselves and our societies

by Perri Klass | Saturday, August 14, 2021