My mission is to educate and inform patients, caregivers, and the public at large about health and wellness.
Cyra-Lea is a healthcare writer with a background in nursing, journalism, and SEO content writing.
As a nurse at KentuckyOne Health (formerly Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare ) in Louisville, KY, Cyra-Lea worked in home health, the cardiac care unit, and phase 2 cardiac rehabilitation.
Cyra-Lea's areas of focus are heart health and cardiac care, children’s health and wellness, parenting, advocacy for patients and their caregivers, maintaining physical and emotional health and well-being, and current issues that impact healthcare providers in their daily practice.
Cyra-Lea was introduced to journalism in middle school and high school. She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2003.
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