Colleen Travers


  • Experienced medical and wellness writer
  • Digital health editor with over a decade of experience developing content for print, web, and television


Colleen Travers is an experienced writer, editor, and digital content strategist with more than 10 years of experience in the health, wellness, and fitness industries. She's been an editor for sites such as and and has written online for The Huffington Post, Reader's Digest, Fitbit, Shape, MindBodyGreen, Fit Pregnancy, and more.


  • Bachelor of Science in journalism and English—Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

A Word From Colleen Travers

I love writing about health and wellness because I believe it's important to become an expert of your own health, whether you have a specific condition or are trying to stay educated on the latest research, recommendations, and news. I hope to be able to help readers break down and understand the topics that are important to them, so they can get (and take) the best possible care of themselves.

About Verywell and Dotdash

Verywell, a Dotdash property, is a friendly resource where you can explore a full spectrum of health and wellness topics, from comprehensive info on medical conditions to useful advice on fitness, nutrition, mental well-being, pregnancy, and more. We take a human approach to health and wellness, delivering accessible solutions and offering a welcome alternative to clinical sites.

Our writers not only have a deep proficiency in the topics they cover, but an undeniable passion to help others live and feel their best. Our articles are written by experienced healthcare professionals and industry experts and are vetted by the board-certified physicians and other health and wellness leaders of our Review Board. We work hard to make sure that everything you read is not only accurate and comprehensive, but also trustworthy and actionable. And our content is regularly updated to ensure that we only deliver top quality information to you. We cut through all the clutter so you and your loved ones can start living Verywell.

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