Nancy LeBrun Healthgrades Contributor

Nancy LeBrun


Nancy LeBrun is an Emmy and Peabody award-winning writer and producer who has been writing about health and wellness for more than five years. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Nancy has written on many general interest topics, as well as health and wellness, for publications as diverse as Newsweek, Teen Vogue,, and Craftsmanship Quarterly.

She has authored a book about documentary filmmaking, a screenplay about a lost civil rights hero, and ghostwritten several memoirs. Her complete bio and portfolio can be found at

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