A white woman with red hair and blue glasses stands in front of green trees
Olivia Campbell.

C. Ian Campbell

Olivia Campbell



Health, Women's Health


Johns Hopkins University, MA in Science and Medical Writing, Virginia Commonwealth University, BS in Journalism



Olivia is a health editor for performance marketing at Verywell. She has more than a decade of experience writing about a variety of science, health, and parenting topics. From feature articles to personal essays, Olivia’s work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Washington Post, SELF, Scientific American, Refinery29, and Good Housekeeping, among others. She wrote a regular column for New York Magazine’s “Science of Us” vertical covering topics in social psychology, public health, mental health, and fertility. 

Olivia’s first book, “Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine” was published in 2021 and made the New York Times best-seller list. She is hard at work on her second book, “A Flame of Hope: The Women Physicists Who Fled Nazi Germany.”

Read more about her work at www.ocampbellwriter.com


Olivia earned a master’s degree in science and medical writing from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers.

About Verywell Fit

Verywell Fit, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, nutrition and fitness destination that provides science-backed information and tools to empower people to take realistic steps towards a healthier life. We reach more than 150 million readers annually. Verywell Fit content is fact checked and reviewed by our Review Board for accuracy and integrity. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

Learn More About our Process