Alpha Penguin, New York, NY
New York Times, Chicago Tribune, NBCNews.com, Reuter's Health, Medscape,
UBM Medica, Best Travel Writing, Transitions Abroad, Literary Traveler, Dance
USA from the Green Room, Dance Enthusiast, Innerbody, and Matador.
Professional Medical Writing and Health Communications
Bureau of Evidence Based Services, NYS Office of Mental Health New York, NY
Health Sciences Communications, New York, NY
Medpedia, San Francisco, CA
Professional Licensures and Associations
MD Aug. 2002- May 2006.
Internship: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York City
July-Aug, 2005. Professional and peer review of original works of fiction, and lectures by
former Samizdat writers.
MSc Biological Anthropology 1996.
AB 1994. Anthropology.
Veronica Hackethal is a travel, dance, and health writer based in New York City. Her writing has appeared in New York Times Travel section, Chicago Tribune, NBCNews.com, Reuter's Health, Nature Medicine News, Best Travel Writing, Literary Traveler, Transitions Abroad, Matador, DanceUSA from the Green Room, and others. Awards for her writing include Silver Prize in Travelers’ Tales Solas Awards (2011), Bronze Prize in Travelers’ Tales Solas Awards (2011), and Finalist in Transition Abroad’s Narrative Travel Writing Contest.
Veronica graduated from Harvard University (A.B. anthropology), Oxford University (M.Sc. anthropology), and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (M.D.). She is the author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Medical Terminology,” with publication by Alpha/Penguin expected in Summer 2013. She is also the recipient of a 2013 American Society for Journalists and Authors scholarship.