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Freelance writer/editorial consultant specializing in health and medicine

Consumer publications   American Health, American Legion, Arthritis Advisor, Baby Talk,  Being Well, Body & More, Brooklyn Heights Press, Cancer Smart, City Sports, Consumer Reports On Health, Cooking Light, Daily News Sunday Magazine, Discover, Family Circle, Focus on Healthy Aging, Food & Fitness Advisor, Forum, Good Housekeeping, Harper's Bazaar, Health, Healthfile, Health On-line, Heart Advisor, Heart Insight, Independent News Alliance, In Health, International Medical Tribune Syndicate, Johns Hopkins White Paper on Back Pain and Osteoporosis, Johns Hopkins White Paper on Heart Attack Prevention, Let's Live, Magazine Retailer, Men's Health, Newspaper Enterprise Association, New Choices, New Woman, New York, New York Times Feature Syndicate, Next, Pan Am Clipper, Panorama, Parents, Prevention, Private Clubs, The Runner, Science Digest, Self (Contributing Writer 1984‑1986), U.S. Journal, Video, Volleyball Monthly, Young Scholar, Woman's Day, Woman's World, Women's Health Advisor
 
Medical publications   The AIDS Reader, AIDS Patient Care, American Druggist, Australian Doctor, Cancer Watch (Contributing Editor 2004-present), Clinical Cancer Letter, Clinical Care Options, Clinical Oncology News, Computer News for Physicians, Consultant Live, Cope, Cortland Forum, Dermatology Times, Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News, Generics, Geriatrics, Hospital Practice, Internal Medicine World Report, The Joint Letter, Journal of the American Medical Association, Medical Post, Medical Tribune, Medical World News (Contributing Writer 1980‑1988), Modern Medicine, Neurology Today, Off Hours, Oncology News International, Oncology Times, Pharmacy Practice News, Pharmacy Times, Physician's Financial News, Physician & Sportsmedicine, Physician's Weekly, Primary Care and Cancer, Primary Psychiatry, Psychiatric Times, Renal & Urology News, Sexual Medicine Today, Sports Medicine Digest, Urology Times
 
Online publications   ConsultantLive.com, TheAIDSReader.com, OncologyTimes.com, Cancerwatch.org, Hematologytimes.com, docguide.com, Theheart.org, MDConsult.com, Parentingteensonline.com
 
Books  

Co-author The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi (Shambhala), 2013
Co-author A Baby at Last! (Simon & Schuster), 2010
Co-author Tell Me Where It Hurts (Adams Media), 2002
Co-author Golf Injury Handbook and Tennis Injury Handbook (John Wiley), 1999
Co-author Tone-A-Metrics (Pocket Books), 1994
Co-author Sports Injury Handbook (John Wiley), 1993
Co-author The Couple's Guide to Fertility (Doubleday), 1989, revised 1995 & 2001
Co-author Computer Phobia (Banbury Books), 1984

 
Education   M.A. Journalism, January 1976, University of Missouri
B.S. Biology, June 1974, Dickinson College
 
Memberships   American Society of Journalists and Authors, President 1992-1994
National Association of Science Writers
 
Awards  

American Medical Writers Association Will Solimene Award for Excellence for The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi, 2014
Illumination Award from American Fertility Association for A Baby At Last!, 2010
William Harvey Award on Cholesterol, Magazine Division, 1993
National Consumer Award from National Council Against Health Fraud, 1987



Mark L Fuerst, Freelance Writer, Editorial Consultant Specializing in Health & Medicine
Tele and Fax: 718-852-2782