My goal is to compose helpful articles that readers can easily understand and use to improve their well-being. I am passionate about healthy living and delivering important medical information through my writing.
Julie Marks is a freelance writer with more than 17 years of experience covering health, lifestyle, parenting, science, and medical topics. In addition to contributing to Verywell Health, Julie’s work has been featured on WebMD, Everyday Health, Healthline, A & E, MVP Productions, and more. Before her freelance career, Julie was a supervising producer of medical programming for Ivanhoe Broadcast News. Julie is also a Telly award winner and Freddie award finalist.
Julie graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Central Florida. She has a minor in Creative Writing.
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