Christina Varvatsis

Christina Varvatsis, PharmD

Freelance Medical Writer | Hospital Pharmacist

Expertise

Medication Therapy, Disease State Management, Medication Safety

Education

University of Connecticut

Highlights

Whether working in the hospital or writing for the public, my goal remains the same—to empower individuals to take charge of their health and make educated, informed decisions.

— Christina Varvatsis, PharmD

Experience

Christina Varvatsis is a hospital pharmacist and freelance medical writer with almost a decade of experience educating healthcare professionals, patients, and the public with the knowledge necessary to make informed healthcare decisions.

Having spent her entire career in a hospital setting, Christina has observed what can happen when people are misinformed about their conditions and treatment options. Through writing, Christina hopes to empower individuals to take charge of their health and live their healthiest life.

Education

Christina earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Connecticut. She completed her post-graduate residency training at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Connecticut.

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