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Olivia Campbell.

C. Ian Campbell

Olivia Campbell



Mental Health, Social Psychology, Health


Johns Hopkins University, MA in Science and Medical Writing, Virginia Commonwealth University, BS in Journalism



Olivia is a health editor for performance marketing at Verywell. She has more than a decade of experience writing about science, health, mental health, and parenting topics. Her articles and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Washington Post, SELF, Scientific American, Refinery29, HuffPost, Rural Health Quarterly, and Good Housekeeping, among others.

She wrote a column for New York Magazine’s “Science of Us” vertical covering topics in social psychology, public health, communication, and addiction. Of all the topics she’s covered, Olivia’s candid essays on her experience with disordered eating, anxiety, and postpartum depression have earned her the most reader mail.   

Olivia’s first book, “Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine” was published in 2021 and made the New York Times best-seller list. She is hard at work on her second book, “A Flame of Hope: The Women Physicists Who Fled Nazi Germany.”

Read more about her work at www.ocampbellwriter.com


Olivia earned a master’s degree in science and medical writing from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers.

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