Timothy DiChiara, PhD

Medical Writer

Expertise

Oncology, Hematology, Neuroscience, CNS disorders

Education

Duke University, Bates College

Highlights

Having a basic understanding of skin cancer, and knowing what questions to ask your doctor, can help you cope with this difficult time and receive the best possible treatment.

— Timothy DiChiara, PhD

Experience

Timothy J. DiChiara, PhD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering skin cancer. He is currently a medical writer at the pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo. Formerly a neurobiology research scientist at Duke University, he has since written educational materials for cancer doctors and nurses that helps keep them up-to-date with the latest treatment advances and clinical trial results. He also has a deep knowledge of cancer molecular biology, having been a research scientist with multiple articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals to his credit.

Education

Dr. DiChiara earned his PhD in neurobiology from Duke University in Durham, N.C., and his Bachelor of Arts from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.

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