Jeanna Smiley

Health & Wellness Writer


Nutrition, Disease Prevention and Management, Mental Health


Florida Atlantic University


I'm excited to convey information that spurs you to think deeper about the health and
well-being of yourself, your family and loved ones, and our society. I hope
that my content will motivate and empower you to improve and enhance your life.

— Jeanna Smiley


Jeanna Smiley is a freelance content writer with years of experience providing science-based information and news for the general public on topics including health inequities, mental health, addiction, and healthy
eating. Her work has appeared on Medical News Today, Facty.com, and several addiction-center websites across the country.


Jeanna has a Bachelor of Science in General Management from Florida Atlantic 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.

Learn More