As a health writer, I listen to a person’s story for an hour, write about it for four to five hours, and keep it with me for the rest of my life.
For more than 10 years, Cathy Cassata has written stories about health, mental health, medical news and inspiring people. She has interviewed hundreds of experts from a wide range of backgrounds, including physicians, psychologists, sociologists, researchers, and scientists, as well as everyday people about their personal health journeys. With an aptitude for listening to others, asking thought-provoking questions, and writing with empathy and accuracy, Cathy crafts stories worth reading. Read more about her and her work here.
Cathy holds a BA in English writing and a BA in political science from Dominican University in River Forest, Ill. She also obtained an editing certificate from the University of Chicago.
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