Heather Boerner is a health and medical writer and editor with more than a dozen years experience at newspapers, websites and now, as a freelance health journalist, with newspapers, magazines, custom publications and websites. She specializes in explaining complicated medical issues to consumers and healthcare experts in friendly language for publications ranging from AARP to Better Homes and Gardens. Her work has appeared in Yoga Journal, National Nurse Magazine, Prevention and custom publications of the American Cancer Society, National Hemophilia Foundation, National MS Society, Lupus Federation of American and American Diabetes Association.
Nutrition, alternative therapy/yoga, mental health, sexual health, LGBT health, chronic illnesses and health care policy
Recent AHCJ training
Health Journalism 2009 | Health Journalism 2012 | Business of Health Care Workshop, 2011 | Covering Immigrant Health, 2012 | Health Journalism 2014 | Health Journalism 2015 | Fellowships | Health Journalism 2016 | Health Journalism 2017 | 2017 CER Fellowship | Health Journalism 2018
HJ2009-CA | HJ2012-CA | HJ2014-CA | HJ2016-CA | AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellowship, 2017