Jennifer Larson

Jennifer Larson has blonde hair and is wearing a blue sweater, smiling at the camera.
Title: Writer
Education: Rhodes College, University of Maryland
Expertise: Health and wellness
  • Health journalist with over 15 years of experience
  • Member of the Association of Healthcare Journalists, National Association of Science Writers, American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Society of Professional Journalists


Jennifer Larson is a freelance healthcare journalist with more than 15 years of professional experience in writing about health and wellness. She has interviewed epidemiologists, endocrinologists, physical therapists, psychiatrists, sports medicine experts, nurses, and countless others in the pursuit of the latest and best knowledge about various healthcare topics. She is a member of several professional associations, including the Association of Healthcare Journalists and the National Association of Science Writers. In her free time, she likes to run, dance, read and spend time with her family.

We are learning more about the human body every day, and I consider it a privilege to learn about the latest developments from scientists and other experts and then convey that information to people who will benefit from it.


Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn. She also has a Master of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. She has dedicated her career to writing about health, medicine, and other issues that affect all of us.

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