Zia Sherrell

Zia Sherrell

Zia Sherrell



Healthcare, Health insurance, Medicare


University of Manchester


Zia has been featured by Insider, Medical News Today, NetDoctor, and Harpers Baazar.


Zia is a digital health journalist and content creator with over a decade of experience covering diverse topics from public health to medical cannabis, nutrition, and biomedical science. She has written for Medical News Today, NetDoctor, and Insider, among other publications. 

Her mission is to empower and educate people by bringing health matters to life with engaging, evidence-based writing. By reaching a wide-audience, Zia hopes to help people understand the wonders of health and wellness, so that they can become advocates for their own wellbeing.

Zia has worked in the healthcare industry as a researcher, clinical data manager, and clinical trial monitor. She pivoted into freelance writing and now works as a health copywriter, and contributing writer to well-known publications worldwide. When she isn’t at the computer, she enjoys travelling and chasing after her dogs and horses.


Zia has a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Leeds, and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Manchester.

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