Chris Sweeney is a staff writer at Boston Magazine. In 2016 he won the CRMA National City & Regional Magazine Writer of the Year Award. Over the years he has contributed to Men’s Journal, Playboy, Popular Science, and Popular Mechanics, among others. Before joining Boston Magazine, Sweeney worked as a senior editor at the humanitarian organization Partners In Health, where he became interested in drug-resistant tuberculosis and how health systems function or don’t in low-resource settings. He has a master’s degree from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and a bachelor’s from UMASS Amherst. Below is a selection of his recent work. Email him: sweeney.b.chris AT gmail.com | Follow him: @cbsweeney