Renée Bacher Title: Journalist Education: University of Massachusetts at Amherst, BA, Journalism, Columbia University, MFA, Creative Writing Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana A long time member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), Renée Bacher holds a BA in journalism from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. She has written features and essays for The New York Times; reviewed products for The Wall Street Journal; penned dozens of stories about cognition and the brain for AARP’s website, “Staying Sharp,” and covered everything you wanted to know (and maybe didn't want to know) about health for WebMD. Experience A long-time contributor to Parents magazine in New York, she also writes profiles of physicians with interesting hobbies for MedPage Today, creates newsletters, white papers, brand manifestos, corporate narratives, quarterly and annual reports. A co-author of LSU in the Eye of the Storm; A University Model for Disaster Response (LSU Press), Renée lives in Louisiana where she works with local, national and international clients alike. She does most of her work remotely, but is also available to travel as needed. 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.