Derek began his foray into public radio in October 2007 as an intern for Where We Live. He comes to WNPR with a science background having graduated from Colgate University in 2004. He has worked at the Yale School of Medicine researching schizophrenia. Derek hopes to combine his knowledge of science and love of radio news to facilitate provocative health-themed reporting. He has lent his talents to gathering interviews, transitioning to WNPRâ€™s new website, and researching topics Where We Live. Derek lives in New Haven and continues his research pursuits at Yale.