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James Hamblin, MD, MPH, an author, board-certified preventive medicine physician, and lecturer in public health at Yale University. For nine years he was a senior editor and staff writer at The Atlantic magazine, and his work has also appeared in The New York Times, Politico, and Vice. His book CLEAN was named among the best of 2020 by NPR, Smithsonian, and Vanity Fair.