Nancy Lapid

Editor

Expertise

Celiac Disease

Education

State University of New York at Stony Brook

Highlights

 I am honored to have this opportunity to help you learn about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet, whether for yourself, your child, or someone else who is important in your life.

— Nancy Lapid

Experience

Nancy Ehrlich Lapid is a former writer for Verywell Health covering celiac disease. She has written and edited for Stevens Institute of Technology, Research Institute of America, Scientific American, New York's Mount Sinai Hospital, and Reuters Health Information Services, Inc. She has been a freelance editor at a variety of institutions, including Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital (Boston), New York University Medical Center, Rabin Medical Center, the New York State Department of Health, Maimonides Medical Center, Hokkaido University, Westchester Medical Center, and the Cleveland Clinic.

Nancy is co-author (with Patricia A. Sheiner, MD) of a chapter titled, "Data presentation: how to write and submit abstracts and papers," which appeared in a textbook called Surgical Research (Wilmore DW, Souba WW, Eds. Academic Press, San Diego, 2001). She has given many talks to medical students, residents, and junior medical faculty on the material in this chapter.

Education

Nancy graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a BA in economics. She was a Science Writing Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Wood's Hole, Massachusetts.

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