Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD

Medical Writer and Consultant

Education

Kalamazoo College, Michigan State University

Highlights


Experience

With her degrees in English and medicine, Dr. Carson-DeWitt strives to help create clear, helpful information for both medical professionals and everyday readers. She has written thousands of articles in print and online. She previously served as the editor-in-chief for two encyclopedias, titled "Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning About Addictive Behavior," and "The Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol, and Addictive Behavior."

Education

Dr. Carson-DeWitt graduated from Kalamazoo College with a degree in English, and received her medical degree from Michigan State University.

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Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices about your health.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, from physicians to medical journalists to patients/patient advocates. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

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