Cathy Nelson

Cathy Nelson

Expert Writer


Health, Wellness, Fitness


Wayne State University


To me, the responsibility of a writer is to convey the story and information in an easy-to-understand and accurate yet compelling way. The joy of being a writer comes when you achieve these goals and learn something new.

— Cathy Nelson


Cathy Nelson has been working as a print and online journalist for more than two decades. She started her career as a newspaper reporter and editor, covering topics including health, lifestyles, business, and entertainment. She later was editor of a Michigan-based monthly glossy health magazine with a circulation of more than 350,000.

Currently, Cathy serves as the editor and writer of several annual special sections for which are published in the Detroit Free Press on topics including heart health, cancer care, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act.


Cathy graduated summa cum laude from Wayne State University with a bachelor's degree in Communications.

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