Nick Blackmer

Nicholas Blackmer

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Fact Checker

Expertise

Consumer health and patient education

Education

Boston University, Simmons University

Highlights

Experience

Nick Blackmer began his information-digging career as a library reference assistant, then worked for more than 20 years as a researcher for a print publisher. He’s worked on content spanning the human life cycle, from pregnancy and birth to hospice and palliative care and many points in between.

Education

Nick received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Boston University and a Master of Library and Information Science from Simmons University. As a graduate student, he honed his research and fact-checking skills at the reference desk in the undergraduate library.

About Verywell Fit

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