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Erica Patino

Contributing Health Writer

Erica is a freelance writer and editor for She has worked for a variety of online health publications like Medscape, WebMD, Insignia Health, and Maximus, as a content strategist, writer, editor, and usability specialist, both in full-time and freelance roles. She was formerly a senior editor at Erica lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and twin sons.


Women’s health, emotional health, hearing loss

Board Certifications and Training

  • On the board of the Portland chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America


  • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and English Literature, the University of Colorado Boulder
  • Master of Arts in Media Studies, The New School

Awards and Accreditation

  • Media Award from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Personal Website

Best Health Tip

Meditate twice a day, every day, even if only for a few minutes!

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