Ben Pallant

The lead author of the Anthology of Bright Spots, Ben Pallant, joined The diaTribe Foundation in 2016 after graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Bowdoin College, where he studied Sociology and Chemistry. He has done research on both bio-organic synthesis and public health, the latter project taking place in Siem Reap, Cambodia and focusing on clinical manifestations of dengue fever. During his semester abroad in Vietnam, South Africa, and Argentina, he focused on community-level factors impacting global health. In addition to his work on this project, he also writes long-form pieces for and The diaTribe Foundation, including, most recently, “The vastly underestimated epidemic of diabetes.”