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Kelly Burch



Health Writing, Mental Health Writing, Sexual Health, Wellness Writing


Boston University, College of Communications


Quality health journalism can make abstract and complicated topics accessible to everyone. That, in turn, can have a real impact on people's health and well-being. I'm happy to be a part of that process in any way I can.

— Kelly Burch


Kelly Burch is a New Hampshire-based freelance journalist who has written about health-related topics for more than 10 years. She's passionate about taking on taboo health topics ranging from mental health to sexual health, and providing reliable, science-based information in a way that is comprehensive and easy to understand. Kelly recognizes that health topics go beyond just medical well-being, and also touch on social, emotional and relationship health.

Kelly's health-related coverage has appeared in The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Vice and more. In addition to her journalism, Kelly works with research and teaching hospitals to break down their innovations in a way that is accurate yet easy to understand. When she's not behind the computer, Kelly enjoys exploring the New Hampshire wilderness on foot or in her kayak.


Kelly received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Boston University. 


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