Mellanie Perez Title: Editor Education: S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University Location: Houston, TX Expertise: Health and Wellness Experience Mellanie joined Health in 2022, where she works on the site's health, wellness, and lifestyle content. She was previously an editor at Healthline, where she worked on both wellness and clinical editorial teams.She's an experienced, SEO-certified writer and editor in the health, wellness, and beauty beat, with bylines in publications like Healthline, SHAPE, Health, Dermstore, and more. She got her master's degree in Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communication, where she learned to crank out clean copy under tight deadlines, pick up the phone, and never back down. Education Mellanie has a master's degree in Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Iowa State 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.