Mary Chapman, features writer —

Mary graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in journalism. She began her career at United Press International, then spent a decade reporting for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (now Bloomberg Industry Group). Mary has written extensively for The New York Times, and her work has appeared in publications such as Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and the Chicago Tribune. She’s won a Society of Professional Journalists award for outstanding reporting.

Articles by Mary Chapman

Duchenne Teen Hits the Runway at Las Vegas Fashion Show

Joey Chorzewski has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a neuromuscular disease that makes him different from most of his peers in Marshfield, Massachusetts. But in other ways — like wanting to wear the same kind of clothing his friends wear — he’s a typical teenager. Thanks in part to the nonprofit …

MDA’s 37th #MDAShamrocks Fundraiser is Underway

To raise awareness and money to back efforts that help those living with muscular dystrophy (MD), the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has launched its venerable #MDAShamrocks campaign. More than 20,000 businesses throughout the nation are expected to participate in this, the 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day-themed program to…