Meehan Crist

Meehan Crist

Meehan Crist is writer-in-residence in Biological Sciences at Columbia University and editor-at-large at Nautilus. Previously, she was reviews editor at The Believer, and her work has appeared in publications such as the New York TimesThe New Republic, Bookforum, and Scientific American, among others.

All Writing

Anatomy of the heart; And she had a heart!; Autopsy, by Enrique Simonet, 1890.
Essay Medicine

Dissection

Meehan Crist

Medical students are forced to change their perceptions of the dead. There is a human instinct that must be overcome to... More