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Editorial Process

Veritas Health websites employ a rigorous review and editing process to evaluate all content for accuracy and originality.

For an article to be published on a Veritas Health website, it must be:

  1. Written by a health professional.
  2. Reviewed and edited by the Veritas Health editorial team.
  3. Blind peer reviewed by a Medical Advisory Board member, who reviews and suggests revisions without knowing the identity of the author.

This process is modeled after medical journals and ensures articles are reviewed with integrity and objectivity.

All content published on Veritas Health websites is reviewed and edited by our editorial team, which consults health care professionals and subject area experts, ensuring our content meets the highest standards. Our editorial team regularly reviews and updates content to reflect the latest research and accepted health care practices.

Our Medical Advisory Board provides oversight, using their expertise to enhance the quality and verify the accuracy of our health information.

We are not owned or influenced by any company that sells products, devices, or pharmaceuticals. All advertisements and sponsorships are clearly identified and labeled.


Editorial Team

The Veritas Health editorial team is knowledgeable, experienced, and above all, dedicated to empowering people with the health information they want. Editors work closely with health professionals to produce accurate, comprehensive information that can be put into action. Before it is published, all content—including articles, blogs, videos, and visuals—is reviewed and edited by our editorial team.

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Jennifer Flynn

Jennifer is a Senior Editor and works with health professionals to develop articles for Veritas Health websites. She received a BS in Journalism and an MS in Family and Consumer Journalism from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She completed a graduate internship in health communication at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD.

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Greg McConnell

Greg is a Senior Editor and works with health professionals to develop articles for Veritas Health websites, often focusing on cervical spine conditions. He has over 15 years of health writing experience and received a BS in Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Sherine Varghese

Sherine is a Senior Editor and works with health professionals to develop articles for Veritas Health websites, often focusing on head and neck conditions. She received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Bapuji Dental College and Hospital and a certification in clinical trial management from the Institute of Clinical Research, India.

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Amanda Clark

Amanda is an Editor and works with health professionals to develop articles for Veritas Health websites, often focusing on lower back conditions. She received an MFA in Nonfiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago and a BA in English from West Virginia University.

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Sylvie Turner

Sylvie is an Editor and works with health professionals to develop articles for Veritas Health websites, often focusing on chronic pain, alternative medicine, and pain management. She received a BA from Miami University, OH, and an MS in Health Communication from DePaul University.

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Hal Koss

Hal is a Marketing Content Specialist at Veritas Health and blogs for Veritas Health websites with a special interest in wellness tips and injury recovery. He received a BA in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University and an MDiv from Trinity International University.


Our Medical Illustrators

Our illustrators and animators aim to clearly communicate even the most complex health situations. They use their Masters-level training in biomedical visualization and collaborate with our editors to produce visual content that is medically accurate and easy to understand.

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Molly Huttner

Molly is a medical animator and illustrator who produces illustrations, animated gifs, and videos to help simplify complex medical concepts. She received an MS in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a BS in Kinesiology and Health from Miami University, OH.

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Eleanor Milman

Eleanor is a medical animator and illustrator whose work depicts health conditions, anatomy, medical procedures, and biological processes that are difficult to communicate with words alone. She received an MS in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a BA in Psychology from McGill University.