A Selection of Writing Samples


Yale School of Medicine

I have written several pieces for Yale Medicine, a print magazine for the School of Medicine's alumni community.

Down on the Urban Farm (featured as top story university-wide Yale News website)

Health and the Justice System (featured on the cover)

Team-Based Science is Focus of New Clinician Scholars Program (featured on the cover)

Yale school of public health

I have written news stories on a variety of public health issues for the School of Public Health's online news site. 

Flu Hits America's Poor Hardest, Study Finds (featured as top story on university-wide Yale News website)

Yale Center for clinical investigation


I write a variety of content on an ongoing basis for YCCI, including newsletters, profiles, and news stories, all highlighting YCCI's mission of facilitating clinical and translational research at Yale.

A Childhood Surrounded by Science (also featured on Yale News)

Beating Diabetes, One Step at a Time 

Hoping Research Will Shed Light on a Lupus Diagnosis

Partners HealthCare

Partners HealthCare, located in Boston, is the non-profit parent organization of Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital. From 2009-2013, I was on a team that conceptualized, wrote, and designed Partners' annual report, the organization's main messaging document each year, which is distributed to opinion leaders, legislators, and members of the media in Eastern Massachusetts.


columbia college alumni association

Alumni profiles for the "Core to Commencement" campaign for Columbia College.

Yale office of international affairs

I wrote and full-length brochure for Yale's international audience, highlighting why Yale University is an exception place for international students to come to live and work. I also wrote news stories, and provided editorial support for senior staff. 

creative writing

Salon.com: "Hamilton is the New Star Wars"

In Medium.com's Open Ticket Collection: "The Knife of Teodoro Zuccarelli." An Editors' Pick, and retelling of an old family story.

Editor's Pick on Medium.com: "A Canceled Town" - on Italy's response to the recent earthquake

Our Roots are Deep with Passion: My essay, "Daughters of Mongrassano," appeared in this anthology of Italian-American essays published by the journal Creative Nonfiction.

My humor blog about kid food: fussymother.wordpress.com