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Steph Coelho

Health Writer

Expertise

General Wellness, Chronic Illness

Education

McGill University, Concordia University

Highlights

I want readers to know that whether I'm researching, reporting, or writing, I have them in mind. I've dealt with chronic illness almost my whole life and I know what it's like to feel hopeless and like no one is listening.

— Steph Coelho

Experience

Steph Coelho is a freelance writer with a particular interest in health and wellness topics. As someone with chronic illness herself, she is passionate about educating others on invisible conditions. She strives to deliver well-researched, well-rounded information, and is infinitely curious about the world of health and beyond.

Education

Steph has a BA in History from McGill University and a BA in Leisure Sciences from Concordia University. She is currently finishing up the Editing program at Simon Fraser University.

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