Jeri Jewett-Tennant, MPH

Medical Writer, Program Development Manager

Expertise

Public Health, Disease Prevention, Educational Program Development, Lupus

Education

Bowling Green State University, Boston University School of Medicine

Highlights

After seeing the way people have coped with lupus, many without an accurate diagnosis, I was very interested in seeing what I could do for this struggling population of adults and children."

— Jeri Jewett-Tennant, MPH

Experience

Jeri Jewett-Tennant, MPH, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering lupus. Jeri has worked with a variety of medical researchers and contributed to studies on diseases and conditions such as lupus, Alzheimer's disease, and HIV. From screening and enrolling participants to collecting medical histories and relaying results, she has extensive experience working with patients first-hand.

Prior to entering the public health field, she was a newspaper writer and editor. Jeri has also written for clinical medical journals. She's currently an evaluation development and research coordinator at the Center for Reducing Health Disparities.

Education

Jeri has a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Boston University School of Medicine.

Verywell Health Editorial Process

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