Amanda Krupa

Amanda Krupa, MSc

Expertise

Public Health Communications

Education

University of Chicago, Boston University, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame

Highlights

Our words matter. Our stories matter. As a mission-driven public health communicator and a mom, I seek to understand and strive to produce evidence-based and trustworthy content that answers your questions and gives you reassurance in the midst of uncertainty. 

— Amanda Krupa, MSc

Experience

Amanda has over a decade of experience in strategic and innovative public health communications, marketing, and editorial leadership positions within national health advocacy organizations. Her bylines have appeared in various print and digital publications including PBSINSIDERCare.comWhatToExpect.comParents, and BabyCenter.com

For over eight years, she was the lead Editor of HealthyChildren.org, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) official parenting website. In her role, she worked closely with many expert pediatricians, subspecialists, and researchers to develop a wide range of evidence-based content from pregnancy, infant and children’s health and development, injury prevention, mental health, school health, nutrition, rare disease, chronic conditions, developmental disabilities, infectious diseases, vaccines, disasters and emergencies, health insurance, health policy, substance use, medications, and adolescent medicine.

As a working mother of three, including a child with autism and ADHD, she is also an advocate for the health, wellness, and rights of children with special healthcare needs and learning differences, their siblings, and their caregivers. 

Education

 Amanda is a graduate of Boston University’s inaugural class with a Master of Science in Health Communication where she studied epidemiology as it relates to digital health communications. There, she developed a research interest in digital health behaviors within the field of public health.

She also holds post-graduate certification in medical writing and editing from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s in English writing from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame.

She is a member of the International Health Literacy Association, has served as a judge for the Digital Health Awards and the National Health Information Awards, and been a peer-reviewer for the Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media and Engagement in Global Health.

About Verywell Health

Verywell Health, a Dotdash Brand, is an award-winning online resource for reliable, empathetic, and up-to-date health information on medical topics that matter most to you. We reach more than 300 million readers annually. Verywell Health content is fact checked and reviewed by our Medical Review Board for accuracy and integrity. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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