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Dawn Bialy

Dawn Bialy

Dawn Bialy has been executive editor of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Women’s Health Advisor newsletter since 2007. Bialy also has served as managing editor for a variety of special health reports, including The Heart-Brain Diet, Better Sleep, The Healthy-Aging Diet, Managing Your Cholesterol, Superfoods, and The Heart-Healthy Lifestyle. Bialy was 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 conditions and disorders, an exercise series, and numerous nutrition-oriented topics. Prior to her health publishing work, … Read More

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Kate Brophy

Kate Brophy

Kate Brophy is an experienced health writer and editor with a long career in the UK and United States. Kate has been Executive Editor of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Focus on Healthy Aging newsletter for more than a decade. Kate also has been a regular contributor … Read More

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JoAnn Milivojevic

JoAnn Milivojevic

JoAnn Milivojevic became the executive editor of UCLA Health’s Healthy Years in 2015 and has written numerous articles featuring some of the most preeminent and passionate scientists, researchers, physicians, and other medical experts at UCLA and other major medical centers. In addition to her leadership on Healthy Years, she also … Read More

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Jay Roland

Jay Roland

Jay Roland has been executive editor of Massachusetts General Hospital’s Mind, Mood & Memory since 2017. Previously, he held the same position with Cleveland Clinic’s Heart Advisor, since 2007. In addition to having contributed articles to many Belvoir newsletters, Jay serves as editor of several special reports, including Combating Memory … Read More

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Jim Black

Jim Black

Jim Black has served as executive editor of Cleveland Clinic’s Men’s Health Advisor newsletter since 2005. He has written about prostate diseases, men’s health, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and a wide array of other health topics for print and digital media. He is the author of Managing Your Cholesterol: Take Charge … Read More

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Leonaura Rhodes, MD

Leonaura Rhodes, MD

Dr. Leonaura Rhodes is a physician turned author, coach, and freelance medical writer and editor. She has worked for Belvoir Media since 2017 and has authored hundreds of articles on health related topics and two Special Health Reports, and now serves as medical editor. In her medical career, Dr. Rhodes … Read More

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Carrie Adkins-Ali

Carrie Adkins-Ali

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, Alzheimer’s … Read More

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Jim Brown, PhD

Jim Brown, PhD

As a former college professor of health education, Jim Brown brings a unique perspective to health and medical writing. He has authored 14 books on health, medicine, fitness, and sports. His Tennis: Steps to Success (Human Kinetics) is in its 4th edition and has been translated into 13 languages. Over … Read More

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Matthew Solan

Matthew Solan

Matthew Solan has served as executive editor of Harvard Men's Health Watch since 2016. He was previously executive editor for UCLA Health's Healthy Years and was a regular contributor to Duke Medicine's Health News, and Weill Cornell Medicine’s Women’s Nutrition Connection and Women's Health Advisor. Matthew specializes in men’s health … Read More

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Cindy Foley

Cindy Foley

Cindy Foley is the editor of several health reports, including Managing Your Cholesterol, Core Fitness, and Brain Power & Nutrition, among others. Foley has worked in the private medical practice field and built an expertise in medical management, patient education, medical billing, HIPAA, and navigating Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance plans. … Read More

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Shandley McMurray

Shandley McMurray

Shandley McMurray has written several of Belvoir’s special health reports on topics including stress & anxiety, coronary artery disease, healthy eyes and pain management. Shandley also has authored numerous articles for Belvoir's consumer health website, University Health News. Over the past 22 years, Shandley has worked as managing editor for InBetween … Read More

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Lynne Christensen

Lynne Christensen

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 … Read More

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Alison Palkhivala

Alison Palkhivala

Alison Palkhivala is an award-winning writer and journalist specializing in lifestyle, nutrition, health, and medicine. She has authored the Belvoir special report Overcoming Depression and the University Health News book Positive Thinking and has contributed many articles about coping with mental illness and living a healthy, positive life. She has … Read More

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Helen Boehm Johnson, MD

Helen Boehm Johnson, MD

Helen Boehm Johnson, MD, is a medical writer who brings the experience of a residency-trained physician to her writing. She has written Massachusetts General Hospital’s Combating Memory Loss report (2019, 2020, 2021) and Tufts’ Road to Wellness. Helen graduated from Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at the University … Read More

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Chandra Johnson-Greene

Chandra Johnson-Greene

Chandra has been the Audience Development Editor at Belvoir Media Group since 2016. Prior to joining the company, Chandra held various writing, editing, PR and social media roles at HooplaHa-Only Good News, Patch, Red 7 Media, and PR Newswire. Chandra graduated from Virginia Union University in 2001 with a Bachelor's … Read More

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Daniel Pendick

Daniel Pendick

Daniel Pendick has been a contributing editor and writer for Belvoir Media Group’s Special Health Reports and Online Guides for a decade. He’s also served as executive editor for Harvard Men’s Health Watch and Mt. Sinai’s Focus on Healthy Aging. In previous positions, Pendick co-founded Rutgers Memory Loss & the … Read More

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Lisa Cantkier

Lisa Cantkier

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

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Sharon Palmer, RDN

Sharon Palmer, RDN

Sharon Palmer, a registered dietitian nutritionist, is an accomplished writer, editor, blogger, author, speaker, and media expert with expertise in plant-based nutrition and sustainability. Sharon has authored over 1,000 articles in publications including Better Homes and Gardens, Oprah, and Los Angeles Times. She has published two books: The Plant-Powered Diet: … 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 Harvard Health Publications’ Harvard Health Letter, Harvard Heart Letter, Harvard Men’s Health … 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 for Belvoir Media Group. Since early 2019, he has been creating online learning courses for Harvard Health Publishing and Whole Dog Journal.  Among the Harvard courses he has produced are Improving Your … Read More

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David Fryxell

David Fryxell

David A. Fryxell has been the author of Brain Power & Nutrition since its inception (2015), and Healthy-Aging Diet, since its inception with the 2017 edition. He has been a health writer and editor since 2004, including 12 years as managing editor of the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter … 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. Visit her website at rosannemd.com. Dr. Leipzig is an … Read More

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Holly Strawbridge

Holly Strawbridge

Holly Strawbridge has been managing editor of Cleveland Clinic Heart Advisor and was also ME of Cleveland Clinic Women’s Heart Advisor. Previously, she contributed regularly to both publications, as well as to Duke Medicine’s HealthNews, for which she was cardiovascular news editor from 2006 to 2018. She wrote Advances in … Read More

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Lynn Russo Whylly

Lynn Russo Whylly

Lynn Russo Whylly has been executive editor of Belvior’s book division since 2018. In this position, she manages Belvoir’s special health reports, covering such topics as heart health, nutrition, fitness, cancer, sleep, and skin care. She also is executive editor of Weill Cornell Medicine’s Women’s Nutrition Connection newsletter. For this … Read More

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Orli R. Etingin, M.D.

Orli R. Etingin, M.D.

Dr. Orli Etingin is the Lisa and Sanford B. Ehrenkranz Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She served as Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine at NewYork Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center from 1997-2009.  She is the founder and Medical Director of the Iris Cantor Women's Health … Read More

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Chris Iliades, MD

Chris Iliades, MD

Chris Iliades has an MD degree and 15 years of experience as a freelance writer. Based in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, his byline has appeared regularly on many health and medicine websites including Everyday Health, Clinical Advisor, Healthgrades, and Bottom Line Health. He has been a featured contributor for HeathDay since … 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 Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and in Emergency Medicine … Read More

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Kate Eldredge

Kate Eldredge

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

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Kristen N. Smith, PhD, RDN, LD

Kristen N. Smith, PhD, RDN, LD

Kristen N. Smith, PhD, RDN, LD, has been the Executive Editor of Environmental Nutrition since 2018. As a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kristen is experienced in the areas of weight management, health promotion, and eating disorder prevention and treatment. She holds a BS in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky, a PhD in Nutrition … Read More

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Judith C. Thalhaimer, RD, LDN

Judith C. Thalhaimer, RD, LDN

Judith C. Thalheimer, a registered dietition nutritionist, has been managing editor of Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter since 2018. Before taking this position, she was a regular contributor to Today’s Dietitian magazine and Environmental Nutrition newsletter for six years, and her nutrition articles have appeared in Today’s Geriatric Medicine magazine … Read More

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Rochelle Nataloni

Rochelle Nataloni

Rochelle Nataloni is the editor of Duke Health News. She has written for Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe, Retina Today, Glaucoma Today, Millennial Eye, and Collaborative Eye, as well as industry sponsored special project supplements.

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