You’re on a journey to health and wellness. And we’re right there with you.
How you feel affects every single day of your life, which is why you work so hard to get well and stay well. No matter your journey, we’re here to support, guide, and inspire you.
We cut through the confusion with straightforward, expert-reviewed, person-first experiences — all designed to help you make the best decisions for yourself and the people you love.
We want to help you own your well-being.
Healthline covers all facets of physical and mental health openly and objectively because we’re here for the whole person — for your whole life. And because people come to us with unique challenges we listen closely and put empathy first across our organization. In everything from our personal perspectives to our commitment to inclusivity, you’ll see that we feel with you.
We hope you tap into all of Healthline’s resources — from our health and wellness library and newsletters to our apps, podcasts, and communities.
Thanks for being here,
The Healthline Team
Healthline’s Medical Affairs team ensures that Healthline’s content, products, and services uphold the highest standards of medical integrity. Our dedicated team manages an extensive medical network of over 100 professionals covering more than 50 specialties, providing medical review, expert POVs, fact-checking, and clinical guidance. Healthline’s physicians, nurses, public health experts, and patient advocates help ensure that the information we publish is accurate, evidence-based, current, person-centric, and trustworthy.
E Hanh Le, MD
Sr. Director of Medical Affairs
Dr. E Hanh Le is the Senior Director of Medical Affairs at Healthline. She brings her years of clinical and healthcare technology experience to help consistently create high-quality, empathetic, and engaging content and products that uphold the highest medical integrity. She received her MD from Baylor College of Medicine and completed her residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, TX. After years of clinical practice, Dr. Le transitioned from clinical medicine to healthcare technology via her work at Epocrates, where she developed clinical news products and disease and drug content. She has also helped create an EHR, secure messaging products, and clinical decision support tools for healthcare systems.
Dr. Alana Biggers is a board-certified physician specializing in internal medicine. She is an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine. She completed residency training in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, obtained her Master of Public Health in chronic disease epidemiology from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and completed a research fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Biggers specializes in research on type 2 diabetes, as well as sleep.
Alan Carter is a licensed clinical pharmacist nationally recognized for conducting novel pharmaceutical research. He has served as principal investigator/project manager for NIH drug development initiatives, implemented clinical pharmacy programs, and directed business strategy for a regional pharmacy chain with annual revenues in the tens of millions. He has authored 17 peer-reviewed publications as adjunct faculty at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in areas of drug and device evaluation, and applied pharmacology research in clinical, hospital, and managed care pharmacy.
Brenda B. Spriggs
MD, MPH, MBA
Dr. Brenda Spriggs is a board-certified physician in internal medicine and rheumatology. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from Meharry Medical College in Nashville and her rheumatology training as a fellow at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Spriggs also earned a Master of Public Health for healthcare executives from UCLA and an MBA from Claremont Graduate University. She is currently a clinical professor emerita at UCSF. She is the co-author of several scientific papers on systemic lupus erythematosus and Reiter’s disease, and is a highly sought-after lecturer for health and scientific forums. She is also the co-author of the book “Focus On YOUR BEST HEALTH: Smart Guide to the Health Care You Deserve.”
Dr. Marina Basina is a board-certified internal medicine physician specializing in endocrinology, type 1 diabetes, diabetes mellitus (DM) technology, and DM in pregnancy. Dr. Basina is currently a physician at Stanford University serving both inpatient and outpatient populations. She is a member of the American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society, and has received awards for excellence in patient care and clinical teaching. Dr. Basina completed her education at Moscow Medical School, followed by a residency at UCLA/WLA VA Medical Center, and then an endocrinology fellowship at Stanford University.
Dr. Nancy Carteron is an associate clinical professor in medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She earned her MD from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, completing her residency at Stanford Medical Center and her fellowship at UCSF Medical Center. A practicing rheumatologist and immunologist for 28 years, she is currently the medical and scientific editor for Sjogren’s Quarterly, the publication of the Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation. Dr. Carteron earned the foundation’s Healthcare Professional Leadership Award in 2016. She is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies, and the Association of Women in Rheumatology.
Dr. Saurabh Sethi is a board-certified internal medicine physician specializing in gastroenterology, hepatology, and advanced interventional endoscopy. In 2014, Dr. Sethi completed his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School and completed his advanced endoscopy fellowship at Stanford University in 2015. Dr. Sethi has been involved with multiple books and research articles, including more than 40 peer-reviewed publications. He has received multiple awards including the Harvard Medical School Excellence in Tutoring Award 2013 and NIH-funded T-32 training grant for clinical research in gastroenterology 2013-2014.
Susan Weiner is the owner and clinical director of Susan Weiner Nutrition, PLLC. She currently serves on the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) board of directors (2018-2020). Susan was named the 2015 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year and is an AADE fellow. She is the recipient of the 2018 Media Excellence Award from the New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Susan is a well-respected national and international lecturer on a variety of topics related to nutrition, diabetes, wellness and health, and has authored dozens of articles in peer reviewed journals. Susan earned her master's degree in applied physiology and nutrition from Columbia University.
PsyD, PhD, MSN
Dr. Tim Legg has nearly 30 years of experience in the provision of mental health care in a variety of settings including nursing homes, inpatient psychiatric units, outpatient community mental health, inpatient detox, and prisons. Dr. Legg holds a PhD in health sciences research and a Doctor of Psychology in clinical psychology. He is both a licensed psychologist and a licensed and board-certified psychiatric/mental health and gerontological nurse practitioner in private practice. He is also certified as a Master Addictions Counselor through the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals, as well as a Certified Addictions Registered Nurse-Advanced Practice through the International Nurses Society on Addictions.
Valinda Riggins Nwadike
Dr. Valinda Riggins Nwadike is an obstetrics and gynecology physician and gynecology surgeon with more than 15 years of experience performing deliveries and gynecologic surgeries. Dr. Nwadike earned her Master of Public Health from Columbia University and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She completed her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. She has a particular interest in underserved populations and health disparities of minority women.
Healthline is dedicated to making health and wellness information accessible, understandable, and actionable so that readers can make the best possible decisions about their health. Our content is created, fact-checked, and reviewed by qualified writers, editors, clinicians, and other contributors.
Each piece of clinical content undergoes a robust review process from medical professionals to ensure accuracy. We have strict sourcing guidelines and cite or link to primary sources in each article. Our experts continually monitor the health and wellness space, and we update our articles when new information becomes available.
Fostering community is at the heart of what we do at Healthline. Through our peer-to-peer apps and social communities we bring health seekers together so they can support each other in the pursuit of well-being.
At Healthline, we believe you can never have too many allies in your journey to good health. From mental health advocates to personal trainers, these are the people that help make our experiences authentic, actionable, and credible. Meet some of the people who inspire us.
McKel Hill, MS, RD
McKel Hill is the founder of Nutrition Stripped, a healthy living website dedicated to optimizing the well-being of women all over the globe through recipes, nutrition advice, fitness, and more. Her cookbook, “Nutrition Stripped,” was a national best seller, and she’s been featured in Fitness and Women’s Health magazines.
Mental Health, Anxiety
Melanie Santos is the wellpreneur behind MelanieSantos.co, a personal development brand focused on mental, physical, and spiritual wellness for all. When she’s not dropping gems at a workshop, she’s working on ways to connect with her tribe worldwide. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.
Nitika Chopra is a beauty and lifestyle expert committed to spreading the power of self-care and the message of self-love. Living with psoriasis, she’s also the host of the “Naturally Beautiful” talk show. Connect with her on her website, Twitter, or Instagram.
Healthline Together’s mission is to empower people who are living with chronic conditions to live beyond their diagnosis through compassion, support, and knowledge. Our platform offers a safe place for each community to give and receive advice through one-on-one messaging and group discussions, all while offering members access to the latest news and research updates. Currently we have three apps:
- MS Buddy, launched March 2016
- Breast Cancer Healthline, launched June 2018
- IBD Healthline, launched May 2019
"It is a great community of people from all over the world. Everyone is trying to help each other figure out different ways to get relief and work towards remission. Thank you for providing us with a way to connect and exchange ideas and advice!" — IBD Healthline member
“My MS friends are in this app. Only have a few friends plus family know and don’t want to burden them. Only so much they can understand too.” — MS Buddy member
“Getting a cancer diagnosis felt like I had been thrown into a “club” that I never wanted to be a part of… this app has helped me find a tribe of women I never knew I needed!” — Breast Cancer Healthline member
As your ally, we promise to never leave you stranded in your journey to well-being. Healthline has more than 15 social communities where people from across the globe come together to find information, share experiences, and offer support. We’re committed to bringing all matters of health into the spotlight. Through moderated conversations, expert-hosed videos, and content that serves the whole person, Healthline is changing the way we think about well-being.
Senior Management Team
Our leaders have helped make Healthline the fastest growing consumer health information site. The team's expertise in media, marketing, product management, engineering, and editorial fuels innovation across the organization.
David Kopp is the CEO of Healthline Media and has overseen and directed the growth of the company since 2010. Prior to his time at Healthline, David led North American ad product marketing for Yahoo! as well as marketing for a division of Disney and held leadership roles in several internet advertising and technology start-ups. In addition, he founded and sold Winfire, a consumer search business. David believes that together we can create a stronger, healthier world — and that it starts with each of us owning our own health with the support of our doctors, therapists, friends, and Healthline
Cheryl Kim is the CFO of Healthline Media, leading the finance team as the company changes and grows. Cheryl brings more than 25 years of experience to the team with prior positions at DaVita, SunRun, and Astreya. In these positions she managed financial assets across three continents and built out a new pharmacy business. Cheryl specializes in building infrastructure for growth via people and technologies. She’s passionate about helping others grow and better their lives, which is a spirit she brings to her work at Healthline.
SVP of Revenue Operations & GM Programmatic
As Healthline’s SVP of Revenue Operations & GM Programmatic, Andy Atherton is responsible for programmatic monetization, revenue delivery, and yield management. Prior to joining Healthline, Andy built the pricing and yield management organization for display business at Yahoo! from the ground up (1 to 30 employees); this team added $100M in EBITDA to a billion-dollar business during his tenure. Andy co-founded Brand.net and was a key programmatic ad leader at AppNexus. Andy appreciates that he has the opportunity to apply his skills and expertise to Healthline’s mission.
SVP of Technology
Andy Markham is the SVP of Technology at Healthline and is responsible for leading the company’s development and innovation efforts. Andy brings over 20 years of experience with technical operations, software engineering, and product development for companies across a variety of industries, focusing on companies that support causes he believes in. Prior to joining Healthline, Andy led engineering for several divisions/acquisitions for the Monster.com team. He holds a masters degree in computer science from Georgia Tech and a bachelor’s degree in math from UNC-Chapel Hill.
SVP of Revenue and Media Strategy
As the SVP of Revenue and Media Strategy, Dante Gaudio leads and directs sales efforts and strategies across teams. Dante joined Healthline over 10 years ago and has led the sales team since 2012. Dante is passionate about healthcare marketing, having led sales efforts for the pharmaceutical and other health-related verticals at established media brands such as The New York Times and Meredith Corporation. Over the last decade, Dante has built out Healthline’s sales team across five offices and has driven revenue growth by 356 percent during his tenure.
SVP and GM of Provider Services
Jeff Bernstein is Healthline’s SVP and GM of Provider Services. Jeff focuses on architecting and executing omni-channel marketing teams and strategies. He has experience in building end-to-end ecommerce businesses. Prior to joining Healthline, Jeff worked as the SVP and Head of Marketing and Analytics at eHealth, as well as the Director of Product Planning at Microsoft. He was also the co-founder and CMO of PBJS Advertising Agency, which was sold to Publicis. At Healthline, Jeff believes he’s able to put his skills towards making the world a healthier place.
SVP of Marketing
Tracy Rosecrans is Healthline’s SVP of Marketing. She leads a diverse team of 30+ marketers that specialize in social, SEM, SEO, product marketing, brand marketing, and corporate marketing. Tracy and her team helped transform Healthline.com into the fastest growing health information site in the United States. In addition to increasing monthly sessions from 2M to 200M, she led the strategy behind two key acquisitions, both medicalnewstoday.com (MNT) and authoritynutrition.com (AN). Over the course of two years, MNT grew from the 33rd largest health information site to the 4th. AN was folded into Healthline.com as Healthline Nutrition, where its traffic increased by 5x in 24 months.
SVP of Content
Tracy Stickler is the SVP of Content for Healthline Media. She is responsible for setting the strategic vision and leading the editorial strategy and content operations for Healthline, Medical News Today, and Greatist. Tracy has been a key driver in growing Healthline Media, into the number one health publisher in the United States. She currently oversees a talented team of passionate editors and creatives to develop trusted health and wellness content that educates and empowers more than 200 million people per month.
Source: Google Analytics, July 2019
About Healthline Media
As a fast-growing health and wellness brand, Healthline Media helps empower millions of people to live stronger, healthier lives. Reaching more than 81 million people in the United States every month, our portfolio of brands provides real health information with a real human approach.
We power the health and wellness market:
- #1 health information property in the United States
- #39 within the Top 100 Comscore Property ranking
- Reaching one-third of the total U.S. digital population
Source: Comscore US only, June 2019
Ad & Sponsorship Policy
Healthline receives funding from advertisements, sponsored content, and other partnerships, such as affiliate programs. The reality is that funding from our advertisers allows us to cover more conditions and provide more powerful experiences, including video, animations, and input from a range of experts. Be assured that we’re absolutely inflexible about our editorial autonomy. Other than input about broad topic areas, we never allow sponsors to influence the content we create.
We have specific ad and sponsorship guidelines we follow to ensure that advertising never gets in the way of editorial integrity. Healthline chooses the ads, does not endorse any products, distinguishes all ads from editorial content, and clearly distinguishes between sponsored and non-sponsored content.
Healthline is dedicated to protecting the privacy of readers and customers. Because customer privacy is our top priority, we proactively embed privacy into the development and curation of our services.
At any time, all customers — regardless of geographical location — can make a data subject access request by using our rights request form. In doing so, customers can access, delete, restrict, or correct all personal information that they have shared with Healthline.
Healthline will share your personal information with third-party marketers only after you have provided explicit consent to do so.
We are committed to the advancement of customer privacy initiatives. We are a Silver Corporate Sponsor of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
Our content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Our websites and apps operate under a code of conduct to encourage welcoming, diverse, and inclusive interactions; and to discourage harassment of any kind.
We support authors creative rights by investigating, and removing where appropriate, materials that infringe on an author’s copyright through our Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) procedures.
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