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Lisa Girion

Writer

Lisa Girion is a former staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, where she had covered healthcare, the workplace, legal affairs, human rights and the California economy. Prior to coming to The Times, Girion served as city editor of the Los Angeles Daily News and reported for that paper as well the Dallas Times Herald, the Dallas Morning News and the Wilmington (Del.) News Journal. She has won awards for her work, including exposes on alleged human rights abuses in Myanmar (Burma) and on the health insurance practice of rescinding sick members. She earned a bachelor's degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Girion left The Times in 2015. 

Recent Articles

  • Doctor ordered to stop writing prescriptions for dangerous drugs

    Doctor ordered to stop writing prescriptions for dangerous drugs

    A Southern California pain doctor who was featured in a 2012 Times investigative report on patient overdose deaths was barred Monday from writing prescriptions for some narcotics and other widely abused drugs. John Dimowo pleaded not guilty in a court hearing to eight counts of illegally prescribing...

  • Palmdale accident involving sheriff's car leaves two dead

    Palmdale accident involving sheriff's car leaves two dead

    A Los Angeles County sheriff's patrol car and SUV collided in Palmdale on Saturday, leaving two people dead and two others with minor injuries, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:30 p.m. at 17th Street East and Avenue R, said Inspector Scott Miller of the Los Angeles County Fire Department....

  • Global spending on drugs may top $1 trillion next year, IMS predicts

    Global spending on drugs may top $1 trillion next year, IMS predicts

    Global spending on pharmaceuticals is expected to surpass $1 trillion for the first time next year, propelled in large part by the rising demand for cheap generic drugs in China and other emerging markets, according to a new forecast from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More than...

  • Operations return to normal at LAX

    Operations return to normal at LAX

    As flights get on back on schedule, a Calabasas High teacher wounded in the leg in Friday's rampage remained in fair condition.

  • LAX shooting: Teacher wounded by gunman needs surgery

    LAX shooting: Teacher wounded by gunman needs surgery

    A Calabasas High School teacher wounded in a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport Friday was listed in fair condition, officials said. Brian Ludmer, 29, sustained a bullet wound and will need surgery for a fractured leg as well as extensive physical therapy, officials at Ronald...

  • LAX shooting: Teacher in fair condition; suspect listed as critical

    LAX shooting: Teacher in fair condition; suspect listed as critical

    A Calabasas High School teacher shot by a gunman Friday at Los Angeles International Airport is in fair condition, but faces at least one more surgery, according to hospital officials. Brian Ludmer, 29, sustained a bullet wound and will need surgery for a fractured leg as well as extensive physical...

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