Veronica Hackethal is a writer based in New York City. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Scientific American, Nature Medicine News, Medscape, ShareCare, Reuter's Health, Modern Medicine Network, Literary Hub, Literary Traveler, and others. She is also the author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Medical Terminology.”
She is the recipient of a National Press Association fellowship in cancer reporting, and was short-listed for the European Society of Oncology's annual award in cancer reporting in 2019.
Awards include the American Society for Journalists and Authors Early Career Scholarship, Silver and Bronze Prizes in Travelers’ Tales Solas Awards, and Finalist in Transition Abroad’s Narrative Travel Writing Contest.
Veronica graduated from Harvard University (AB Anthropology), Oxford University (MSc Anthropology), and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (MD).
Medscape, Oncology Times, ShareCare, Reuters Health, Nature Medicine News, and Neurology Times, Endocrinology Network, Preventive Cardiology, The AIDS Reader, Rheumatology Network. Write 5-9 articles per week, develop relationships with key thought leaders, academic medical centers, professional medical societies, and governmental organizations
Contract Health Writer, Dec 2012- May 2013. Authored “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Medical Terminology.” Researched, designed the structure, and wrote the book (360 pages)
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