Martta Kelly

Martta Kelly

Health and Wellness Writer


Oncology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Dermatology


Syracuse University


I am passionate about science and medicine and I consider myself fortunate to be living in a time of major breakthroughs in the diagnosis, understanding, and treatment of many diseases.

— Martta Kelly


Martta Kelly is a medical and healthcare writer and editor with more than a decade of experience. She has written for clinicians, pharmaceutical sales professionals, and the general public.  Her areas of expertise include oncology, neurology, dermatology, and psychiatry. She has been published in The Star-Ledger (NJ) health section, LiveScience, HealthDay, Newark Bound magazine, NJ Family magazine, among others.


Martta has Bachelor's Degree in Magazine Journalism from the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.



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