Brittany Leitner

Brittany Leitner


Brittany Leitner is a health freelance writer. She has a degree in journalism from Syracuse University.



Brittany Leitner has been a Verywell contributor since 2020. Her editorial work and poetry have won many awards, including a 2019 Digital Health Award, third place in the 2018 Palette Poetry contest, and recently, she was an American Literary Review semi-finalist. She has held senior editorial positions at Elite Daily and The Dr. Oz Show and is an on-camera host and model. Her poetry book “23 Emotions” is currently on sale online and in NYC bookstores.


Brittany has a degree from Syracuse University in magazine journalism. 

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