Last modified: July 21, 2022
Currently Pursuing AMWA Certification
OSHA Asbestos Standard for the Construction Industry Training
AHERA Asbestos Awareness Training
Certificates in Health Literacy Awarded by the CDC
Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies
Registered Yoga Teacher
Expertise:Asbestos & Talc
Asbestos in Makeup
Joining the team in February 2008 as a writer and editor, Michelle Whitmer has served as a writer at The Mesothelioma Center for more than 14 years.
Her articles on asbestos, mesothelioma and integrative medicine are published in newspapers and magazines across the country. The New York Times quoted her on the dangers of asbestos exposure. She studied English and science at Rollins College and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies.
Michelle holds certificates in the OSHA Asbestos Standard for the Construction Industry and AHERA Asbestos Awareness in schools. She provides presentations and educational materials on these topics and more including abestos in talc and makeup.
She is a member of the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine, the National Association of Science Writers and the American Medical Writers Association. She is currently pursuing a medical writer certification and has been a certified yoga instructor since 2010.
"Wow! You are an amazing listener. It really captures my whole story to this point. Thank you so much! It’s so neat to hear my journey from an external source. You did a wonderful job of taking our giant conversation and turning it into my story. Well done."J.K.Mesothelioma survivor
"Thank you so much, the article was beautiful! May God bless each of you! My prayers are that you will continue to inform and help others with their fight with asbestos."P.H.