Michelle Whitmer

Michelle Whitmer

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Writer and editor, Michelle Whitmer has been translating dense medical information into patient-friendly prose at Asbestos.com since 2008.

    Accreditations
  • Member of the American Holistic Medical Association
  • Certified Yoga Instructor
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Fast Facts

  • Michelle was quoted by The New York Times on the risks of asbestos exposure
  • She has researched mesothelioma for six years
  • Her published articles on asbestos and mesothelioma are recommended by medical associations
  • Michelle is a member of the American Holistic Medical Association
  • She studied science and English at Rollins College
  • Michelle is a certified yoga instructor and trained in yoga therapy

Joining the team in February 2008 as a writer and editor, Michelle Whitmer has translated dense medical information into patient-friendly prose at Asbestos.com for more than six years. She focuses solely on asbestos and mesothelioma, and her articles on these topics are published in newspapers and magazines across the country. The New York Times even quoted her on the dangers of asbestos exposure.

Michelle helped Asbestos.com receive HONcode certification – a designation reserved for the Web’s best sources of medical information. Her dedication to accuracy and clarity has helped the site earn praise from medical authorities like the American Lung Association and mesothelioma specialists.

Featured on podcasts and in medical publications, Michelle serves as an authority on mesothelioma and advocates for people affected by asbestos-related disease. Part of her advocacy work includes participating in Asbestos.com’s monthly mesothelioma support group and answering the public’s questions about asbestos exposure.

Prior to joining Asbestos.com, Michelle worked in the magazine industry for five years as a journalist and copy editor. She studied English and science while at Rollins College and graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Michelle is a certified yoga instructor, a member of the American Holistic Medical Association, and pursues ongoing education in natural medicine.

Latest News/Blog by Michelle Whitmer

News

Blogs

Study: Open-Label Placebos Relieve Fatigue in Cancer Patients

Study: Open-Label Placebos Relieve Fatigue in Cancer Patients

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Immunotherapy Trials May Result in Breakthrough Mesothelioma Treatment

Immunotherapy Trials May Result in Breakthrough Mesothelioma Treatment

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Report Evaluates Peritoneal Mesothelioma Staging System

Report Evaluates Peritoneal Mesothelioma Staging System

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Help Ban Asbestos in Honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2018

Help Ban Asbestos in Honor of Mesothelioma Awareness Day 2018

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The Mesothelioma Center Teams Up with AONN+

The Mesothelioma Center Teams Up with AONN+

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Lucy Streatfield: Pioneer in Asbestos Exposure Awareness

Lucy Streatfield: Pioneer in Asbestos Exposure Awareness

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