Doug Bennett joined the UF Health staff in January 2015 as a science writer and editor. His topic areas include anatomy; biochemistry and molecular biology; molecular genetics and microbiology; pathology, immunology and lab medicine; and pharmacology. A native of Pittsburgh, he was previously an assistant metro editor at the Tampa Bay Times, Florida's largest newspaper. Prior to that, he was an editor and reporter at newspapers in Fort Lauderdale, Arizona, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. He was among a team of reporters and editors whose work was a 2006 Pulitzer Prize finalist. He has dual undergraduate degrees in business and English writing from the University of Pittsburgh. He also did master's degree studies in the journalism program at Kent State University.