Amanda is a journalist and content strategist with more than 10 years of experience in print and digital publishing. She has worked as a senior editor for Yoga Journal and a content producer for AIM Healthy U. In 2011 and 2012 she was the lead researcher for the Popular Science Invention Awards, and she’s helped manage social media for the Mental Health Association of New York City (Vibrant Emotional Health).
In addition to her work for Verywell, she’s a researcher and fact checker for Smithsonian magazine and writes for publications such as The Healthy and The Bump.
Amanda received her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
I love researching and learning—and learning again as studies and guidelines shift. I hope that you’ve read something that helps you feel more informed and empowered in your health journey.
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