Jennifer Chesak Title: Freelance medical journalist Education: Northwestern University's Medill School Jennifer Chesak is a freelance medical journalist, editor, and fact-checker with bylines in several national publications. Her coverage focuses on COVID-19, chronic health issues, women’s medical rights, and the scientific evidence around health and wellness trends. Her work has appeared in Washington Post, Prevention, Healthline, The Daily Beast, Runner's World, Greatist, and more. She earned her Master of Science in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School. In addition to reporting, she also serves as a freelance manuscript editor and teaches copyediting at Belmont University. Education She earned her Master of Science in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.