Medicine, Geriatrics, Health, nutrition
Article writing, blogs
Jan M majored in Biology as a premedical student but also enjoyed reading and writing in her classes in English and literature. She participated in student organizations, and spent two summers assisting researchers study cigarette smoke's neutralizing effect on white blood cells the lung.
While gross anatomy may have been the most intense experience forJannette M, her most rewarding ones included learning how to interact with patients and helping them return to health. Jannette went on to complete a residency in Internal Medicine and later, a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine. She now writes to lay audiences based on her many years of practice.
Jannette M has written continuing medical education materials for the Learner's Digest company for over seven years. Her work includes lecture summaries, educational objectives, and self-assessment questions for continuing medical education. She has also written and edited board-type questions with explanations for Exam Master, a company that provides study materials for medical and allied health professionals.
Jannette M's experience in writing on health topics includes writing a monthly article for LifeWay Publications. These short articles (that included references for the editor's review) were published in a magazine for older adults from January 2013 thru December 2014. The articles consisted of a hypothetical question that a senior adult might ask and its answer based on Jannette M's experience in geriatric medicine and current standards of care.
Jannette M has written multiple blog posts, mostly on health and topics of Christian interest. One blog was on health and medical topics. The other was a blog to highlight specific Christian ministries that readers might not have been aware of, but might be interested in supporting. According to the statistics generated by the site, this topic was of interest to readers as far away as China.
Jannette M has written health and medicine-oriented articles for professional and lay audiences. She wrote a senior health column for for Mature Living magazine for two years, and wrote an article for a proposed clinical version of the Carlat Report. She also wrote a blog for several years on a wide array of health topics.