Cristina Mutchler



Health Journalism


Ohio University


Health is something we all possess, and a subject matter that is continually evolving. It is my hope to provide readers with the most up-to-date, relevant information while inspiring them to expand their awareness of health.

— Cristina Mutchler


Cristina Mutchler is a Peabody award-winning journalist with more than a decade of experience in national media, specializing in health and wellness content. A multilingual Latina, Cristina's work has appeared on CNN (including CNN AccentHealth and CNN Airport Network in doctor's offices and airports nationwide), local news affiliates across the country, and in the promotion of medical journal articles and public health messaging. She has served as a television reporter, producer, and field producer for national cable outlets. She became a published bilingual author at the age of 15. 


Cristina holds Master of Science in Journalism and Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism degrees from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.  

Verywell Health Editorial Process

Verywell Health is an award-winning online resource for reliable, understandable, and up-to-date health information on the medical topics that matter most to you. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 300 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices about your health.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, from physicians to medical journalists to patients/patient advocates. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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