Courtney Southwick Title: Writer Education: University of Texas at Tyler Graduate School, University of Utah Expertise: Health, disease, and nutrition Freelance Health Science WriterMaster of Science in Health ScienceOwner, Courtney Southwick, LLC Experience Courtney Southwick is a freelance writer focusing on health, nutrition, and disease. She has been blogging for the past two years at CourtneySouthwick.com. She writes blogs and articles for online publications and for healthcare professionals in private practice. She provides well-researched articles and has been published in Health and Healthnews. I love to write health articles because I learn more along the way. Education Courtney holds a Master of Science in Health Science from the University of Texas at Tyler Graduate School. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology from the University of Utah. 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.