Our Contributors

Staff Editors

Jameson Kowalczyk

Content Director

Education: Montclair State University, BA English
Experience: 8 years experience as a journalist and content writer

Elizabeth Michaelson Monaghan


Education: Barnard College, BA American Studies; City University, Certificate Periodical Journalism; Queens College, MLS
Experience: 12 years writing and editing on health and lifestyle topics


Rosemary Black

Education: Syracuse University, BA History and Journalism
Experience: Over 25 years writing and editing for major newspapers, magazines, and websites. Has written four cookbooks, most recently Bubby's Brunch, which was co-authored with Ron Silver.

Seth Czarnecki

Education: University of Massachusetts, BA English
Experience: 2 years writing and editing on health topics

Lisa Ellis

Education: University of Connecticut, BA Journalism; Boston University, MS Journalism
Experience: 10 years experience writing about health and wellness topics for a variety of hospitals, healthcare providers, companies, nonprofit organizations, and websites

Jeanne Faulkner

Education: Los Angeles County USC School of Nursing, RN
Experience: 9 years experience writing for national magazines and websites on health and wellness issues

Ann Matturro Gault

Education: Pennsylvania State University, BA Broadcast Journalism
Experience: 10 years on the staff of a national family magazine; 10 years as a freelance writer and editor on a variety of topics for numerous national magazines and websites

Kathleen Hall

Education: University of Maryland, BS Psychology; Virginia Commonwealth University, MBA
Experience: 20 years as copywriter for healthcare and other organizations

Susan McQuillan

Education: New York University, BA Dietetics; Hunter College, MA Human Nutrition
Experience: Has published over 300 articles about food, nutrition, and general healthcare and lifestyle in magazines and websites; has written 6 books and cookbooks, including Breaking the Bonds of Food Addiction, Low Calorie Dieting for Dummies, and Sesame Street's C is for Cooking.

Laurie Saloman

Education: Brandeis University, BA; Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, MA
Experience: Over 10 years writing for national magazines and health-oriented websites

Joanne Van Zuidam

Education: William Paterson University, BA Communications
Experience: Over 15 years writing and editing family, fitness, and health content for national magazines and websites

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