Mark Gurarie

A headshot of Mark Gurarie in front of a bookshelf.
Title: Writer
Education: Case Western Reserve University, The New School
Expertise: Psychology
  • Freelance writer covering health topics, technology, and more
  • Teaches health science and research writing
  • Has a degree in comparative literature, psychology, and German

Experience

Mark Gurarie is a freelance writer covering health topics, technology, music, books, and culture. He also teaches health science and research writing at George Washington University’s School of Medical and Health Sciences.

Mark has contributed to Verywell Health, Health, Men’s Health, Different Leaf, The Rumpus, Publishers Weekly, and the Culture Crush, among others. He’s also worked as a copywriter, writing blogs, catalogs, and white papers for healthcare, fashion, marketing companies, and other clients. 

In 2016, a Brooklyn-based press, the Operating System, published Mark’s first collection of poems, Everybody’s Automat. He is based in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Health is something that we all have to care about, and it's essential for people to understand how their bodies work and what they can do to live well. In breaking down this critical information and demystifying complex medical topics, I hope to play a part in empowering my readers to lead healthier, happier lives.

Education

Mark holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School in New York City and a bachelor's degree in comparative literature, psychology, and German from Case Western Reserve 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.

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