Kristine Gasbarre

Kristine Gasbarre

School: Fordham University, New York City

Kristine Gasbarre

  • 20 years in health and wellness journalism, including 15 years writing and editing medical and lifestyle content
  • #1 New York Times bestselling nonfiction writer Publishers include HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, People, Reader's Digest, Huffington Post, and more
  • Featured guest on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Sirius/XM's Oprah Radio, NPR, New York's PIX11 News, and more
  • Winner, Outstanding Senior Award, John Carroll University Tim Russert Department of Communication, 2002
  • Winner, Bishop Donald Troutman's Distinguished Alumni Award, DuBois (PA) Area Catholic Schools, 2008


Kristine has spent 20 years writing and editing health, medical, wellness and lifestyle content across digital media, magazines, and books for major publishers. As The Healthy's senior editor, she leads the team of writers and editors covering health-related consumer news, peer-reviewed clinical studies, advancements in medical treatment, and personal narratives about health conditions. She also curates content for The Healthy section of Reader's Digest magazine and The Healthy's Medical Review Board operations. She is a former certified group fitness instructor in yoga, Pilates, and indoor cycling and served as an elected director on the board of the Free Medical Clinic (DuBois, PA) as the fundraising chairperson. Krissy balances long hours at the computer with daily walks with her dog, a rescued mini Australian labradoodle, and mornings at the gym. She enjoys weekend visits to the farmers market and local botanical gardens with her husband, who is a physician leader for healthcare quality and equitable delivery of care for a national health system as well as a stage 4 cancer survivor. They live in the San Francisco Bay Area and maintain a residence in the Pennsylvania Wilds.


Fordham University, New York City - Master of Arts in public communication with an internship at the New York Times Co.

John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH - Bachelor of Science (completing a second major in communications) with a clinical research internship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, semester-long practicum at University Health Cleveland Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, and a summer internship at Cleveland's ABC TV news affiliate, NewsChannel 5


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