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 SERVICES 

health and medical writing for consumer and professional audiences; meeting coverage; editing, rewriting, ghostwriting; manuscript and project evaluation and development; speaker and panelist; columnist

SPECIALTIES

consumer health; diet and nutrition; fitness; cancer/oncology; diabetes; Alzheimer’s disease; skin cancer; ophthalmology; infectious disease; trauma and emergency medicine; history of medicine; science and health for school-age readers

PRODUCTS

books, news and feature articles, CME materials, monographs, consumer and patient education materials, classroom materials, newsletters, news releases, web content

PERIODICALS

Clinical Insight; Current Health; Diabetes Health Monitor; News & Views (NYU Langone Medical Center); NYU Physician; Oncology News International; Primary Care and Cancer; PrimeTime Cape Cod; The Safety Net

COLUMN

"Health and Well-Being"—PrimeTime Cape Cod (monthly)

BOOKS

Author
The G.I. Handbook: How the Glycemic Index Works
ooo (Barrons)                 
Burn Unit: Saving Lives After the Flames (Da Capo Press)
The KISS Guide to Weight Loss (DK Publishing)
The Everything Mini Books:
ooo Smart Nutrition, Fat Gram, Calorie
(Adams Media)
George Westinghouse: A Genius for Invention
ooo (Raintree/Steck-Vaughn)
Rachel Carson: Protecting the Environment (Raintree/Steck-Vaughn)


Contributor

Epidemic!: The World of Infectious Diseases
(Am. Museum of Natural oooHistory/New Press)
The Physician's Guide to Cataracts, Glaucoma, and Other Eye
ooo Problems,
John Eden, MD (Consumer Reports Books)


Editor Selected medical titles:                  
The Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons Complete oooHome Medical Guide, 3d ed., chapters on cancer, men’s health
oooconcerns (Crown)                
Remembering and Forgetting: Inquiries into the Nature of Memory,
ooo E. Blair Bolles (Walker)
Under Three, John S. O’Shea, MD (Van Nostrand)
Over 55, Healthy and Alive, Hank Pizer (Van Nostrand)
A Popular Guide to Medical Language, Edward R. Brace
ooo (Van Nostrand)


Consultant 

American College of Physicians Complete Home Medical Guide
(DK
oooPublishing)
Get Fit with Your Dog, Karen Sullivan (Barrons)
The Alzheimer's Health Care Handbook , Mary S. Mittelman and
oooCynthia Epstein (De Capo)
Staying Healthy in a Risky Environment: The NYU Medical Center
oooFamily Guide
(Simon & Schuster)
The New Body Book, Nicola Moulton (Barrons)

 MONOGRAPHS           

Risk Reduction in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes (Current
oooMedical Directions)
Implementing Asthma Guidelines in a Real-World Setting (Current
oooMedical Directions)
A Medical Update on HIV/AIDS
(World Health Communications)
Protease Inhibitor Pharmacokinetics: Protein Binding (World Health
oooCommunications)
Protease Inhibitor Pharmacokinetics: PK Modulators (World Health
oooCommunications)

CLASSROOM           

Staying Healthy, grades 4 and 6 (Weekly Reader)
Bacteria, with Lynn Brunelle (Discovery Channel School Science)
Biodiversity Counts (content provider; middle/high school
ooocurriculum; American Museum of Natural History)

EDUCATION           

B.A., in English literature, with honors, Barnard College

MEMBERSHIPS                       

American Society of Journalists and Authors; Authors Guild; National Association of Science Writers


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