Alyson Podesta Title: Writer, editor, content creator Education: University of Washington Experience Alyson Podesta is a writer, editor, and content creator with a passion for literary fiction. She was a Health U Fellow at Health.com where she wrote articles focused on women's health issues. She then went on to work in book publishing; she has held roles in editorial, research, and bookselling. Education Alyson graduated from University of Washington with a degree in English language and literature. She also completed the Summer Publishing Institute at New York University. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.