Advisory Board

Adam Piore, M.S.

Adam Piore, M.S. is an award-winning journalist based in New York and the author of The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human which is a narrative science book built around personal stories, about how advances in the field of bioengineering are unlocking untapped human resilience and potential.
Adam is a former editor and correspondent for Newsweek Magazine. His narrative features have appeared in Conde Nast Traveler, GQ, Discover Magazine, Mother Jones, Playboy, Scientific American, the Atavist, BusinessWeek, and many others.
Adam has regularly contributed long, narrative magazines pieces to national publications. He also has extensive staff reporting, editing, and writing experience. He was most recently a features editor at Reader’s Digest, and spent 4 years as a general editor at Newsweek. During that time, he covered 9–11 from Ground Zero for Newsweek and spent four months in Iraq in 2003.
He reported for the Boston Globe from Cambodia for a year and half then returned to the states and coauthored one part of a four part series the Globe submitted for a Pulitzer Prize in the investigative reporting category. He covered the U.S. Congress as Washington Correspondent for the regional New Jersey newspaper The Bergen Record during the Clinton years in the 1990s.
Adam earned his BA in Psychology at the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1992 and his Masters of Science at the Columbia University School of Journalism in 1994.
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