January 3, 2012 5:22PM
Updated: January 4, 2012 9:25AM
Monifa Thomas has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Chicago Sun-Times since 2010, bringing to it a particular expertise in medical issues and government health care.
Thomas previously was a medical reporter for the Sun-Times, where she started in 2005. Thomas, who grew up in the Atlanta area, holds a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and a bachelor’s degree from Emory University. She lives in Chicago.