|Name Julie Corliss|
|Education University of California, Santa Cruz, Oberlin College|
Julie Corliss is a medical writer with more than sixteen years of experience in consumer health issues. Her work has been published in Newsweek, HealthNews, and Harvard Health Publications. Recently she helped Dr. George L. Blackburn write Break Through Your Set Point a weight loss book published by HarperCollins.
After receiving a BA in biology at Oberlin College, she worked for several years as a research assistant for Dr. William E. Connor, an internationally known expert on the health benefits of fish oil. She obtained a master's certificate in science communication at the University of California, Santa Cruz, then worked as a writer and public affairs specialist at the National Cancer Institute, the US Department of Agriculture, and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
For eight years, she was a staff medical writer for HealthNews, a consumer health publication affiliated with the New England Journal of Medicine. Since 1993, she has done freelance medical writing for a variety of publications, including Newsweek, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Bulletin, CURE (Cancer Updates, Research, and Education), and Harvard Women's Health Watch.
She currently works as a senior medical editor for Harvard Health Publications.
Her father is scientist Jack Corliss.