Courtney Battaglia, RN Courtney Battaglia, RN's LinkedIn Courtney Battaglia, RN's Website Title: Nurse and writer Education: University of Texas at Arlington Expertise: Health, Autoimmune Diseases, Cancer, Women's Health and Diabetes Registered nurseMember of the Association of Healthcare JournalistsAvid science enthusiast Experience Courtney is a registered nurse with over 13 years of experience in the clinical setting, helping individuals navigate their way through their healthcare journeys. She has been in the frontlines working diligently with the public to help people lead better and healthier lives.With a passion for science and education, she believes in empowering the public with research-backed information to help guide them in making healthier decisions. Courtney has worked as a consumer health reporter creating articles to help in educating the public about their health. She has also contributed to blog posts that aim for a deeper knowledge and understanding of disease processes. I write to empower the consumer with accurate health information to lead healthier lives. Education Courtney received an Associate in Applied Science degree in nursing from Austin Community College. Understanding the importance of furthering her education and experience, she later earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. 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.