Brett Spiegel, MPH

Brett Spiegel, MPH


Public Health


CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, New York University



Brett was with Verywell from 2016 to 2021, having served in senior editorial leadership roles. He is the former Editorial Director for Verywell Health, the brand's condition-specific content branch. His work originating Verywell's Healthy Conversations franchise has brought in numerous accolades for the brand, including Fast Company's World Changing Ideas Award 2020 and PM360's 2019 Innovators Award. He previously served as an editor for Everyday Health and as a contributing writer for HuffPost Healthy Living.


Brett completed his Master’s degree in Public Health from the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy in 2015. His capstone examined the benefits that interactive technology could bring to distance-learning diabetes education. He holds a Bachelor's in Communications from New York University.

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