Helina Selemon

Title: Journalist and Researcher
Education: The Ohio State University, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY


Helina Selemon is a freelance health and science journalist and researcher. She has fact-checked for TED, Popular Science Magazine, and autism news site Spectrum, and written health stories for Health.com and Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News. Currently, she is the audience development lead for the health and science desk at The Associated Press.


Helina received a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from The Ohio State University and went on to earn a Master of Arts in Journalism from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

About Health

Health, 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.

Latest from Helina Selemon