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Katie McPherson



Pregnancy, Parenting, Children's Health, Women's Health


University of Florida


We all wish we could pick up the phone and call our doctor when we have a question. If I can interview experts and get your questions answered so you can make informed decisions about your health, that's when I feel like I've succeeded.

— Katie McPherson


Katie's career began as an intern at a local health magazine in 2013 where she served as associate editor until taking positions in hospital marketing departments. During her time in hospital marketing, she learned the intricacies of the health care system and the ins and outs of interviewing doctors. Meeting patients and providers each day sparked her interest in telling their stories and sharing health information from experts that could help people.

Now, Katie is a freelance writer who specializes in writing about all things pregnancy, women's health, children's health, and parenting. Her goal is to break down even the most complex health news into digestible, actionable information.


Katie received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Florida.

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