Lynne Christensen is executive editor of the Cleveland Clinic Arthritis Advisor newsletter. After completing her undergraduate degree from New York University, Christensen earned a master’s degree in biological studies from NYU. She has over 30 years of experience in medical writing and editing for both health professionals and the general public. Lynne has written patient education materials, as well as news and journal articles for several publications of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. She wrote annual reports for the John A. Hartford Foundation, which funds programs to improve care for older adults, three of which received top awards in the Vision Award Annual Report Competition. Lynne has written and edited continuing education materials for doctors, nurses and pharmacists on topicssuch as diabetes, kidney disease, allergy, asthma, COPD, cardiovascular disease, and oncology. She has written and updated special health reports for Harvard Health Publications on Alzheimer’s disease, memory, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. She also wrote and annually updates a report on Alzheimer’s disease in collaboration with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.