Emily is a digital content veteran with a powerful set of leadership skills honed throughout her various roles at Verywell. She is currently the Associate General Manager of Verywell Mind, where she leads the brand’s mission to share trusted and compassionate mental health information to inspire a happier, more balanced life.
Emily began her Dotdash career in 2012 as an Associate Editor, when the brand was still About.com. In 2016, she joined the Verywell team and led the brand’s social media strategy during its launch. In more recent years, she returned to her writing and editing roots to lead the Verywell Fit, Verywell Family, and Verywell Mind verticals as the Editorial Director.
Emily is a true cheerleader for health and wellness and cares deeply about helping others care for their mental and physical health. In 2021, she was honored to be a recipient of the PM360 ELITE 100 award in the Leaders of the Future category.
Prior to joining Dotdash and Verywell, Emily held editorial staff positions at AOL and NJ Monthly Magazine. Her writing has appeared in numerous outlets, including HuffPost, where she blogged about running her first New York City marathon in 2011, as well as Daily Burn and Greatist.
Emily holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Fairfield University, though her favorite semester of college was the one she spent studying abroad in Brisbane, Australia.
Verywell Mind is an award-winning, trusted, and compassionate online resource that provides the guidance you need to improve your mental health and find balance. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 150 million readers annually.
Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who are all focused on making sure our information is clear, accurate, and actually useful so you can make confident choices about your mental health.
Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including board-certified physicians, therapists, health journalists, and other mental health experts. These individuals are specifically selected for both their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.
Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.