Debra Fulghum Bruce, PhD

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Debra Fulghum Bruce, PhD, is an award-winning medical writer and communications expert.  An editorial consultant for WebMD, Bruce has written more than 2,800 feature health articles for magazines such as Prevention, Life Extension, Figure, Reader’s Digest, Woman’s Day, Parents, Natural Health, and Success.

Bruce has written 85 health trade books with publishers such as Time Warner, Penguin Books, Harper Collins, Holt, Rodale, Random House, Ballantine, Bantam, Macmillan USA, Dell, Simon & Schuster, Berkley, Avon, Little Brown, Norton, John Wiley, Morrow, Dutton, and Kensington. 

Features and excerpts from Bruce's many health trade books have appeared in such publications as Esquire, Forbes, Baby Talk, The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Prevention, Redbook, New Choices, Martha Stewart’s Living, Men's Health, McCall's, U.S. News and World Report, Glamour, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Shape’s Cook, Woman’s Day, USA Today, and Woman's World Weekly. Bruce has appeared on CNN News, ABC News, CBS News, CBS' Early Show, NBC News, and The Today Show, as well as myriad radio and television talk shows.

Bruce resides with her family in Atlanta and was recently awarded Alumnus of the Year at the University of South Florida for medical writing contributions. Her latest health trade books are Bipolar II with Ronald R. Fieve, MD, Diet for a Pain-Free Life with Harris H. McIlwain, MD , and The Anti-Alzheimer’s Prescription with Vincent Fortanasce, MD.

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