Adrienne Dellwo

Adrienne Dellwo

Journalist

Expertise

Fibromyalgia

Education

Cottey College, University of Oregon

Highlights

After leaving my TV news career due to fibromyalgia, I've been able to focus on my health and become functional once again. The journalist in me has driven me to share my own experience and the knowledge I've gained with other people facing the pain, fear and frustration."

— Adrienne Dellwo

Experience

Adrienne Dellwo is a writer for Verywell Health covering fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Having worked for both television and newspapers, Adrienne has extensive experience researching and writing about health-related issues. Since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia herself, she has put her research skills to work learning everything she can about fibromyalgia and related conditions. She's also a published fiction author.

Adrienne is a WEGO Health Awards Nominee and her work was named one of 50 Great Blogs for Fibromyalgia Support by Masters in Health Care.

Education

Adrienne earned her bachelor's degree in journalism and communications from the University of Oregon in 1996. She also earned an associate's degree from Cottey College in Missouri.

Verywell Health Editorial Process

Verywell Health is an award-winning online resource for reliable, understandable, and up-to-date health information on the medical topics that matter most to you. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 300 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices about your health.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, from physicians to medical journalists to patients/patient advocates. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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