Author Index


UHN Staff

UHN Staff

University Health News is produced by the award-winning editors and authors of Belvoir Media Group’s Health & Wellness Division. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., with editorial offices in Florida, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Boston, Belvoir Media... Read More

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Dawn Bialy

Dawn Bialy

Dawn Bialy is Executive Editor of the Weill Cornell Medical College Women’s Health Advisor and Executive Editor of Weill Cornell Women’s Nutrition Connection. She also has contributed to health publications associated with the... Read More

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Diane Muhlfeld

Diane Muhlfeld

Editor/writer Diane Muhlfeld joined Belvoir Media Group in 1996. Since 2002, she has focused on the company's growing health publishing division, which comprises 11 institution-affiliated newsletters and 24 annual Special Reports on various medical... Read More

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Susan Jimison Vitek

Susan Jimison Vitek

Susan Jimison Vitek is Executive Editor of Mind, Mood, & Memory, a monthly publication sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston that focuses on the latest developments in mental health. Her regular interviews with outstanding... Read More

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Kate Brophy

Kate Brophy

Kate Brophy is Executive Editor of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai's Focus on Healthy Aging newsletter. She has been a regular contributor to Weill Cornell Medical College's Women's Nutrition Connection and Women's... Read More

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Jay Roland

Jay Roland

Jay Roland is an award-winning journalist and currently Group Director of the health division at Belvoir Media Group. One of his primary roles at Belvoir is Executive Editor of the monthly publication Cleveland Clinic Heart Advisor.... Read More

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Matthew Solan

Matthew Solan

Matthew Solan is a health and fitness writer and editor based in St. Petersburg, Fla. Currently, he serves as Executive Editor of Harvard Men's Health Watch, published by Harvard Health Publications. His articles on medicine, exercise... Read More

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JoAnn Milivojevic

JoAnn Milivojevic

JoAnn Milivojevic is the Executive Editor of UCLA Healthy Years. Her mission is to help people feel better in their bodies. She does that by writing about health and wellness and teaching Pilates and yoga. As a freelance writer, she has... Read More

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Jim Black

Jim Black

Jim Black has covered myriad health topics as a medical editor and writer for more than a decade. He has worked with experts from some of the leading hospitals in the U.S., including Cleveland Clinic, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and the University... Read More

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Helen Boehm Johnson

Helen Boehm Johnson

Helen Boehm Johnson is a freelance medical writer who brings the combined experience of a residency-trained physician and an undergraduate English major to her writing work. As an undergraduate at the University of the South, Helen was a Wilkins... Read More

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Kathleen Jade

Kathleen Jade

Dr. Kathleen Jade is a naturopathic physician and served for many years as the Medical Director and Editor-In-Chief of Natural Health Advisory Institute. She has been licensed as a primary care doctor in Washington State since 2004.

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Alison Palkhivala

Alison Palkhivala

Alison Palkhivala is an award-winning freelance writer and journalist specializing in lifestyle, health, and medicine. For nearly 20 years, she has worked with some of the online health world’s most high-profile players.

While Alison has... Read More

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Timothy Cole

Timothy Cole

Tim Cole has served nearly 30 years as executive vice president and editorial director of Belvoir Media Group, publisher of University Health News. In addition to oversight duties on University Health News, Tim directs the editorial output of... Read More

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Jami Cooley

Jami Cooley

Jam Cooleyi is a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant as well as a Registered Nurse, but her interest in integrative medicine grew out of her experience in conventional medicine.

Cooley began her nursing education with a strong desire to... Read More

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Larry Canale

Larry Canale

Larry Canale has been editorial director or editor-in-chief of a number of launches in the areas of consumer magazines, newsletters, and websites. During the launch of University Health News, working with Editor-in-Chief Timothy Cole and Belvoir... Read More

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Chandra Johnson-Greene

Chandra Johnson-Greene

Chandra serves as Associate Audience Development Editor at Belvoir Media Group. Prior to joining the company in 2016, Chandra held various writing, editing, PR and social media roles at HooplaHa-Only Good News, Patch, Red 7 Media, and PR Newswire.... Read More

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Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD

Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD

Rosanne M. Leipzig MD, PhD, is the Gerald and May Ellen Ritter Professor (tenured) and the Vice Chair for Education of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.... Read More

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Tom Vick

Tom Vick

Tom P. Vick founded Natural Health Advisory Institute and operated it for nearly 10 years before its 2016 sale to Belvoir Media Group. He launched NHA after moving to Dallas and encountering allergies and sinus congestion, conditions that sent him... Read More

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Cindy Foley

Cindy Foley

Cindy Foley became part of Belvoir Media Group when she helped launch the award-winning publication Michael Plumb’s Horse Journal in February 1994. Previously assistant editor at The Chronicle of the Horse, Foley remained Horse Journal’s... Read More

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James Bregman, MD

James Bregman, MD

James M. Bregman, MD, is an Emergency Physician at White Plains Hospital in New York. He has been on staff there since 1993 after completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, N.Y. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine through American... Read More

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Alicia Woodward

Alicia Woodward, LCSW, a licensed psychotherapist, is Editor of Gluten Free & More magazine, a Belvoir Media Group title.

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Joshua Feblowitz

Joshua Feblowitz is Lead Writer, Pediatric Views, at Boston Children’s Hospital. He was graduated from Harvard in 2009 with a BA in American History & Literature and from MIT in 2010 with an MIS in Science Writing.

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Carrie Adkins-Ali

Carrie Adkins-Ali

Journalist Carrie Adkins-Ali is former Daily Editor at Natural Health Advisory. She has a long list of writing, editing, and publication credits.
She has specialized in health care issues and has written extensively on geriatric medicine,... Read More

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Robert Michelin

Robert Michelin

Robert Michelin is the online marketing manager for University Health News. Prior to his time at UHN, Michelin worked in a number of journalism and media roles.

Most recently, Michelin was the state breaking news editor for Digital First Media's... Read More

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