Writer, Editor, Content Strategist

Writing

Writing

I've written about work/life issues, health, law, education, and travel. Following are a sampling of published writing in journalistic outlets and as a communications professional, including video. I also write a blog about travel, living abroad, and life questions. View also my portfolio on Contently.

Work/Life

The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working. What Can We Do About It? Doist. August 13, 2019

Remote Work While Traveling Abroad: Candid Advice From People Who’ve Done It. Doist. July 30, 2019.

How to Stop Letting Perfectionism Control Your Life. Fast Company. July 1, 2019.

Paralyzed by Perfectionism? Try Rethinking Your To-Do List. Doist. May 6, 2019.

How to Ask to Work from Home (With Exact Scripts and Templates to Aid Your Negotiation). Doist. March 25, 2019.

Why Companies are Still Reluctant to Introduce the Four-Day Work Week. Fast Company. March 7, 2019.

Working Outdoors: The Antidote to Our Attention Problems or Just Another Corporate Wellness Fad? Doist. October 8, 2018.

Take These Steps When You Feel Burned Out and Want to Start Over. Fast Company. October 1, 2018

Burned Out and Fantasizing About a Big Life Reset? Start Here Doist. September 17, 2018.

Living the Dream The Inclusive. March 27, 2012.

Travel and Cities

Best of Chicago 2019: Place to Buy Houseplants, Place for a Selfie, Walk with a View, Medical Cannabis Source. Chicago Magazine. August 2019.

How Does the City Define its Neighborhoods? Chicago Magazine. June/July 2018.

Hotel Benvengudo Neighborhood Guide: Tips for Traveling in Provence, France Arrivedo. July 2018.

Muslims, Christians, Jews Talk Turkey at 7th Annual Interfaith Teach-in Brooklyn Daily. November 28, 2008.

Ikea Shuttle Buses Don't Truck with Many Brooklyn Daily. September 24, 2008.

Health

Web

Scrap the Slide Deck, and Other Advice from TED Talk Veteran Doctor NYU Langone Health. January 26, 2018.

Model Developed in India Offers Lessons on How to Make Healthcare More Sustainable NYU Langone Health. January 14, 2018.

To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Twitter for Academics Interdisciplinary Association of Population Science blog. January 2, 2018.

Center Helps Asian Americans Avoid Heart Disease NYU Langone Health. October 26, 2017.

Reaching Black Men in Barbershops Helps Promote Colorectal Cancer Screening NYU Langone Health. July 27, 2017.

What the Future Holds: How Repeal of the Affordable Care Act Might Affect Vulnerable Patients NYU Langone Health. April 19, 2017.

Research Team Builds Ties to Reduce Diabetes for New York City’s Bangladeshi Community NYU Langone Health. January 7, 2017.

The Powerful Influence of Celebrity Endorsements on Youth NYU Langone Health. November 3, 2016.

Kids Consume Sugary Drinks with Combo Meals NYU Langone Health. October 14, 2016.

When Medical Imaging Does More Harm Than Good & What to Tell the Patient. NYU Langone Health. August 29, 2016.

Carrot, Stick, or Prune Juice: Do Employee Wellness Programs Make Sense? NYU Langone Health. February 23, 2016.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky on Reigning in Academic Publishing's 'Wild West' NYU Langone Health. December 11, 2015.

Changing America's Eating Habits at the World Science Festival NYU Langone Health. June 2, 2015.

Shining a Light on Hidden Medical Research Pacific Standard. April 22, 2015. 

Gambling with America’s Health Pacific Standard. September 15, 2014. 

Mental Health Providers May Have Biases Columbia University Medical Center . March 17, 2014.

When the Prescription Becomes the Problem Columbia University Medical Center. August 26, 2013. 

Bumps in the Road for Popular Pedestrian Program Columbia University Medical Center's Center for Injury Epidemiology and Prevention. April 23, 2013.

Press Releases

All press releases were written for NYU Langone Health.

NYU Langone Opens State-of-the-Art Hospital Pavilion, with City’s Newest Pediatric Hospital Facility in 15 Years June 4, 2018.

NYU Langone Earns Perfect Score on LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality by Human Rights Campaign March 30, 2018.

NYU School of Medicine Class of 2018 Students Celebrate Match Day Results March 20, 2018.

Diabetes Management Greatly Improved in High-Risk Ethnic Population through Community-Based Program January 31, 2018.

'Green' Cataract Surgery Model Drastically Reduces Environmental Footprint December 6, 2017.

Although Their Introductions as Treatment Are Different, Two Top Medications for Opioid Addiction Are Equally Effective November 15, 2017.

Reaching Black Men in Barbershops Could Lead to Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer July 25, 2017.

Expansion of Successful Online Population Health Resource Will Give More U.S. Cities Access to Key Health Data June 26, 2017.

Music Stars Marketing Unhealthy Food & Beverage Products Majority of the Time June 6, 2016.

Opioid Relapse Rates Fall with Long-Term Use of Medication for Adults Involved in Criminal Justice System March 30, 2016.

Low-Cost Tool in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity: Water Dispensers in NYC Public Schools Associated with Student Weight Loss January 19, 2016.

Magazine (Print)

Programs to Improve Diets May Miss a Cultural Ingredient Spring 2015.

Mental Health is the Wrong Target 2014.

‘Big Push’ Global Health Initiatives are Popular, But Do They Work? Spring 2014.

Bringing ‘Consequentialism’ Back to Epidemiology Spring 2014.

Spin Doctors? The Media, the Science, and the Hyping of Research Results Spring 2013.

The Public Health Crisis of Sexualized Violence Spring 2013.

Does Medical Marijuana Lead to Increased Use Among Teens? Winter 2012.

Law

Sotheby's Can Pursue CNet Founder's Assets Forbes. June 4, 2010.

Report Urges Firms To Cut Hours, Pay Instead Of Jobs Law360. October 22, 2009. 

Education

Uncertainties Around Charters' Special Education Role News 21. July 30, 2009. 

Understanding Your Child's Special Education Rights News 21. July 28, 2009.

An Unorthodox Choice School Stories Education Reporting in NYC, Columbia School of Journalism. March 3, 2009.

Meet An American Samoa Superdelegate: A Beauty Contest Judge Huffington Post. March 28, 2008. 

Superdelegate Profile: Casa Blanca’s Jerome Wiley Segovia Huffington Post. March 3, 2008.

Video

I worked on script writing, arranging interviews, collecting assets, and project managing to help create videos for NYU Langone Health.

What is Population Health? 

How Do We Improve Health Equity and Urban Well-Being? 

NYU Langone Population Health Convenes Annual Conference