Carolyn Crist is a Georgia-based journalist specializing in health, medicine, business, and education. In addition to WebMD, she contributes regularly to other news outlets and websites. Credits include Reuters, Psychology Today, AARP, U.S. News & World Report, and Wired. Previously, she was a newspaper staff reporter. She holds a master’s degree in health and medical journalism and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia, where she now teaches journalism classes as a part-time instructor.