Elizabeth Michaelson Monaghan

Elizabeth Michaelson Monaghan
Title: Writer
Education: Barnard College, BA, City University, post BA certificate, Queens College, CUNY, MLS
Location: New York, NY
Expertise: Health and Psychology; with an emphasis on mental health and chronic illness.
  • Contributor to the Jewish Chronicle, SELF, The Week, The Psychologist, Lilith, City Limits, Kveller, and multiple Remedy Health titles
  • Editor, Consumer Solutions, Sharecare (formerly QualityHealth)
  • Senior Associate Editor, The Skin Cancer Foundation


Elizabeth Michaelson Monaghan graduated cum laude from Barnard College with a BA in American Studies, and she has a post-baccalaureate certificate in Periodical Journalism from City University, London. Following a brief stint at a trade paper for the commercial production industry, Elizabeth went back to school to receive her MLS from Queens College, CUNY. She put her library science degree, and its emphasis on the importance of authoritative sources, to use at a health information start-up and then at a nonprofit devoted to skin cancer prevention and education. She later moved to QualityHealth (now Sharecare) as an editor, where she brainstormed ideas, researched topics, and assigned and edited articles.

As a freelancer, Elizabeth is particularly interested in research related to wellbeing, emotions, sense of place, and urban life.


Elizabeth graduated cum laude with a BA in American Studies from Barnard College and received a post-baccalaureate certificate in Periodical Journalism from City University, London. I also have an MLS from Queens College, CUNY.

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