He thinks nothing of running 135 miles in Death Valley in July, or completing 7 marathons in 7 continents in just 7 days. Meet Mike Wardian in the June 2021 Virginia Living. Click on image to read his remarkable story.
Discover the enchanted life of children’s illustrator, Dugald Walker, in this historical article, one of many pieces that I wrote for the Friends of Hollywood Cemetery’s Spring 2020 newsletter.
Read about the evolution of cardiovascular care, microbubbles, 40 years of angioplasty and other cardiac news in this newsletter that I wrote for VCU Pauley Heart Center. Design by the Bergman Group.
From alkaline water to salt caves, I asked a medical expert about the year’s top health fads in this article for the February 2020 Virginia Living.
I was the copywriter for three advertorials for the VCU Massey Cancer Center, which appeared in the Richmond Free Press.
In this Virginia Living article, follow Lucy Rise and Corell Moore–two women in their mid-50s–in their journey to climb every mountain.
In this issue of The Beat, meet the dream team that has helped shape VCU Pauley Heart Center into a world class heart center in this cover story. In other articles, read the stories of two young cardiac transplant patients, VCU’s 100th total artificial heart implant, the challenging work of the mobile ECMO team and more.
I served as Assistant Editor and also wrote articles for the Health and Wellness supplement of Virginia Living magazine, which appeared in March 2013.
I wrote fundraising letters to individuals and corporations on behalf of the Robert and Mary Anderson Charitable Organization, a small non-profit that provides rice, clothing, and computers, as well as medical assistance and educational scholarships to needy individuals and organizations in Liberia. I also submitted applications that resulted in a “Point of Light” recognition for the organization and a YWCA of Greater Richmond “Outstanding Woman” award for the founder. Please click on image to view most recent letter.
Photo credit: Comfort Y. Anderson-Miller
In Summer 2008, I taught a creative writing workshop to fourth and fifth grade students at the Peter Paul Development Center. The outreach and community center serves children from an inner-city Richmond community that is one of the ten poorest in the nation. The stories and artwork created in her workshop were collected into a journal for the children and their families. Please click on image to view sample pages from the journal.
Photo credit: Sandra Shelley