I love learning and sharing what I've learned with others. I'm excited to use my knowledge and skills to join in ensuring Verywell's content is accurate for their audience.
Ashley began her career in communications as a writer and later as a communications coordinator for Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. She works as a medical writer for a large teaching hospital and medical university, Prisma Health, and has been published in multiple medical journals in the field of surgery, including Hernia.
Ashley received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.
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