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 Group publishes 22 monthly consumer health newsletters along with dozens of books, guides, and reports covering … Read More
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 Cleveland Clinic, UCLA, and Mount Sinai. Bialy also has served as … Read More
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 conditions and disorders, an exercise series, and numerous nutrition-oriented topics. Prior to her health … Read More
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 Harvard researchers and medical experts have covered a variety of topics … Read More
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 Health Advisor, Duke Medicine's Health News, UCLA's Healthy Years, and the Cleveland Clinic's Heart Advisor, … Read More
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 enjoyed a satisfying career writing about everything … Read More
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.
Prior to his work as a medical journalist, Roland spent nearly 20 … Read More
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 of Pittsburgh … Read More
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 science, and nutrition have appeared in leading publications and websites, among them … Read More
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 editor-in-chief through the publication’s final issue in December 2014.… Read More
Dr. Leonaura Rhodes is a physician turned author and health writer and currently Medical Writer for Belvoir Media Group. Her primary role is creating content for Belvoir's Special Health Reports division and for Belvoir's consumer health website University Health News.
Prior to her work as a medical writer, … Read More
As a former educator, Jim brings a unique perspective to health and medical writing. He has authored 14 books on health, medicine, fitness, and sports. For more than a decade he has written articles, newsletters, and special reports through Belvoir Media Group for the Cleveland Clinic, Duke University Medical Center, … Read More
Jami Cooley 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 make a difference in other people’s lives. She decided that helping … Read More
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.
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 written about virtually everything health-related, from arthritis to zoster, her main passion is helping people better … Read More
Shandley McMurray is an author and editor based in Connecticut. Currently working as an author for Belvoir Media Group, Shandley writes articles for their consumer health website, University Health News, and creates Special Health Reports. Over the past 22 years, Shandley has worked as Managing Editor for InBetween magazine and Associate … Read More
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 Scholar, the university’s largest merit scholarship at the time. … Read More
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. In addition to launching the Stamford Patch Web site in 2010, … Read More
Carrie Adkins-Ali is executive editor of the monthly publication Health News, produced by Belvoir Media Group with Duke Health. She's also a contributor to University Health News and former Daily Editor at Natural Health Advisory.
Adkins-Ali has specialized in health care issues and has written extensively on geriatric medicine, … Read More
Daniel Pendick is former Managing Editor of Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter. He also has served as Executive Editor for Harvard Men’s Health Watch and has contributed to a variety of Belvoir Media Group's special health reports and other publications. Pendick also teaches English as a Second Language at Prince … Read More
Lisa Cantkier is a nutritionist, educator, and writer who specializes in living well with food allergies and special diets. She enjoys learning about and sharing the latest research findings on these topics. Living with the challenges of celiac disease for a lifetime has taught Lisa that every bite matters—food is … Read More
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 Harvard Health Publications’ Harvard Health Letter, Harvard Heart Letter, … Read More
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 Media Group's team of editors, Canale has been involved in the editing … Read More
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. Visit her website at rosannemd.com.
Dr. … Read More
Chelsea Clark is a writer with a passion for science, human biology, and natural health. She holds a bachelor’s degree in molecular and cellular biology with an emphasis in neuroscience from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. Her research on the relationship between chronic headache pain … Read More
Holly Strawbridge has been a freelance writer specializing in medicine and health since 1995. She writes for the general public as well as physician audiences. She specializes in cardiovascular medicine, but writes regularly about virtually all medical and surgical subspecialties in adults and children. Holly currently contributes to several health newsletters … Read More
Sharon Palmer, RDN, has created an award-winning career based on combining her two great loves: food and writing. As a registered dietitian with a broad foundation in health care, she channeled her passion into journalism over the past 15 years, covering a variety of topics, such as health, wellness, nutrition, … Read More
Aliza Lifshitz M.D. (Doctora Aliza) is a renowned physician, author, and health reporter. She is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of VidaySalud.com, the largest online source of health and medical information in Spanish. She is also the host of the Vida y Salud daily programming block on the HITN educational television … Read More
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 Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) … Read More
Kate Eldredge earned her bachelor of arts A from Cornell University in English with a concentration in creative writing. Her writing career stemmed from her love of dogs and dog shows, and she has won multiple awards for her work in that field. She loves editing, and her biggest pet … Read More
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 out looking for information on natural health remedies.
Elaine Fawcett is a writer in the fields of functional medicine, functional neurology, and alternative health and nutrition. She has ghostwritten several functional medicine books, including a best-selling thyroid book, and writes blog articles and patient education for functional medicine practitioners.
Fawcett, who has a master’s degree in journalism from Read More
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 Connecticut publications, including the New Haven Register, The Register Citizen, and … Read More
As a former educator, Jim Brown, PhD, brings a unique perspective to health and medical writing. He has authored 14 books on health, medicine, fitness, and sports. For more than a decade he has written articles, newsletters, and special reports through Belvoir Media Group for the Cleveland Clinic, Duke University … Read More