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LaVonne Roberts

Health, Tech and Science Journalist

Member since Jul 2023

LaVonne Roberts is a health, tech, and science journalist specializing in longform features. Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, TIME, CNN, Wired, and other prominent publications. With a diverse entrepreneurial background in design, finance, and tech, she focuses on profiling visionary individuals who leverage technology to enhance and prolong lives. LaVonne holds a Written Arts BA from Bard College and an MFA from The New School. Her latest book, "Applied Virtual Reality in Healthcare," explores the transformative potential of immersive technologies in the field of healthcare. In addition to her professional pursuits, she serves as a board member for The Scott-Morgan Foundation, an organization committed to the development and accessibility of assistive technology. Twitter: @LaVonneRoberts.

*Note--My CV can be seen on my website: lavonneroberts.com (I've attached a PDF screenshot)

INPUT MAGAZINE The World's Most Advanced Cyborg

AI scientist living with MND uses technology to enhance and extend life to defy his terminal illness.

NEO.LIFE | A Hero Behind the VR Headset

The man responsible for protecting virtual reality for healthcare has created an ecosystem that improved health and wellbeing.

WIRED | Recharge Rooms Helping

Using voice-activation tech and nature-inspired soundscapes, these spaces are designed to give medical workers some respite from the Covid-19 front lines.

NEO.LIFE Immersive Environments

Mirelle Phillips designs spaces to ease the mind, accelerate healing, and generate awe.

TIME MAGAZINE | Pfizer Championing Health Equity 

How Pfizer is championing health equity to deliver breakthroughs.

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