I love helping new students master the fine art of health writing, and I look forward to bringing that expertise to Verywell Health readers, to demystify complex health topics.
Mark Gurarie is a freelance health writer focused on general health topics. Following the completion of his MFA in creative writing at the New School in New York, NY, Mark worked as an adjunct instructor at ASA College, teaching several levels of writing composition for clinical and healthcare majors. He began teaching similar-minded courses online for George Washington University, while also gaining work as a copywriter with Vivial, creating SEO-enriched content for a range of companies.
Mark has contributed content to Nobilis Health Corporation, a company that handles marketing for a range of Texas-based healthcare companies, including North American Spine, Migraine Treatment Centers of America and Onward Orthopedics. He's also written features for Men's Health and What's Good by V (a blog for The Vitamin Shoppe).
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