Olivia Campbell

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Title: Editor
Education: Johns Hopkins University, MA in Science and Medical Writing, Virginia Commonwealth University, BS in Journalism
Expertise: Health, Women's Health, Fertility/Reproduction
  • Olivia is a health editor for performance marketing at Verywell, where she edits content on health, lifestyle, mental health, and parenting.
  • She is the author of the New York Times best-selling history book “Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine.” 
  • An accomplished health and science journalist, her work has appeared in The Atlantic, New York Magazine, The Guardian, The Washington Post, SELF, Scientific American, and Good Housekeeping, among others.

Experience

Olivia is a health editor for performance marketing at Verywell. She has more than a decade of experience writing about a variety of science, health, and parenting topics. From feature articles to personal essays, Olivia’s work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Washington Post, SELF, Scientific American, Refinery29, and Good Housekeeping, among others. She wrote a regular column for New York Magazine’s “Science of Us” vertical covering topics in social psychology, public health, mental health, and fertility. 

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

Education

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.

About Shape

Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.