Rachel MacPherson

Rachel Macpherson

Health writer and communicator


Health communication


University of New Brunswick, York University



I'm passionate about cutting through the fads and the noise to communicate health information clearly. I want readers to come away knowing what to do next and feeling like someone out there understands and is in their corner.

— Rachel Macpherson


Rachel is a professional writer whose work has been published in Insider, Business Insider, Livestrong, The Upside, Byrdie, and more. She writes about a wide range of topics, but her interests lie in health & wellness, parenting & family, and mental health. Outside of writing, she is a certified personal trainer and exercise nutritionist.


Rachel received her bachelor's degree in Arts with Honours from the University of New Brunswick, where she majored in history and English. She is also pursuing a post-graduate certificate in content marketing from York University.


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