dianne spoto ackerman

writer, editor, journalist, lover of snacks.

Science and Health Writing & Editing

I wrote medical copy for the revamping of Weill Cornell Department of Neurosurgery web site. I also interviewed and consulted top neurosurgeons and led the art direction for all conditions below. Here are links to published samples of the medical copy I wrote:

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Essential Tremor

Herniated Disc

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Parkinson’s Disease

Spinal Schwannomas

Spinal Compression Fractures

Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Tumors

Spondylolisthesis

Spinal Stenosis

The following selections are from my work at a non-profit health organization:

eNews articles:
[Editor of monthly eNews, Conducted interviews and wrote articles]: 

One Mom Shares How Early Intervention in Bipolar Disorder Saved Her Daughter’s Life

Climbing 4 PTSD: Air Force Veteran and friend determined to get better treatments for PTSD

Recovery is Real: Patient-Turned-Mentor Shares Story of Hope and Offers Support to Others

Blog:
[Interviews conducted by me, entries written by me, in the first person]:

For Alan, who always wanted to do the right thing

I Share My Story As Others Begin their Journey…

On Sports, Stigma and Suicide: It’s Time To Talk

Sharing Knowledge as We Unlock the Mysteries of Mental Illness

Quarterly Magazine:
[Editor of magazine, Conceptualized theme, wrote articles, assigned others, created heads, decks]

THE QUARTERLY WINTER 2012 (JANUARY)

THE QUARTERLY FALL 2011

THE QUARTERLY SUMMER 2011

Annual Report:
[Editor of report, Conceptualized theme/sections, created heads, decks]

35688_BBRF_AnnualReport

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