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Roxanne Nelson

Roxanne Nelson is a Seattle-based writer, specializing in health and medical subjects. In addition to writing about health, she also has a strong clinical background, as she worked as an RN for ten years, primarily in maternal-child health. Her clinical background also includes working with HIV/AIDS patients and pediatric ICU.

She has written two health related books and contributed a chapter to a third. In addition to writing, she is also a world traveler and has stepped foot on every continent including Antarctica. Some of these travels were medically related, and she has witnessed healthcare first hand in diverse cultures such as Kenya, India, and even watched surgery performed with acupuncture anesthesia in China.

Nelson received a BA degree in History and English from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and a BSN in nursing from Catholic University of America in Washington DC. She has freelanced for a wide number of consumer magazines including Scientific American, GQ, Woman's Day, A & E's Biography and Good Housekeeping, as well as profession journals such as Hospital Pharmacist Report, RN and Nurseweek.

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