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  Courtney Manser
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  As a physician and a mother, I have the unique ability to provide up to date expertise on a variety of health topics as well as parenting advice, and have easy access to a wide range of specialists for interview purposes. Writing is my passion and I am ready to prove myself in the magazine industry.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Fact-Checker Entry Level
Technical Writer Entry Level
Writer 1 Year
Specialty
Family, Children & Teenagers 1 Year
Health 7 Years
Medicine 7 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
Entry Level
Other Work History
I have worked as a family physician in a variety of settings including office, hospital, and nursing home care.
I have training in cosmetic dermatology including Botox and Fillers.
Computer Skills
Programs- Word, Excel
Operating Systems- Windows XP
Equipment
laptop, digital camera- Nikon D5100
Awards
1) J.W. Mcconnell Award for Academic Achievement: Scholarchip for students
with GPA'S in the top 5% of the class (2005)
2) Emily Ross Crawford Award for Academic Achievement (2005)
3) Medical School Application GPA= 3.91
Other
Diploma in Family Medicine (CCFP) from the University of Western Ontario, Doctor of Medicine (MD) from McMaster University
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near Buffalo, NY. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(TVO Parents, 12/16/2013)
The loss of a loved one is painful for adults and children alike; however, a child’s reaction may be very different depending on his or her age. This reaction highly depends on their cognitive development and understanding of death. Here’s how you can help your child at different ages.
(Today's Parent, 12/1/2013)
When it comes to raising children, there is often no one better to ask for advice than your own mother. However, doctors have looked into a few common health tips passed on from generation to generation and discovered that maybe we shouldn't always follow our mother's advice.
(SheKnows Canada, 8/1/2013)
In this article I challenge people to take a look at why they want to lose weight. I encourage the readers to set goals of health instead of weight while giving tips on how they can do so.
(SheKnows Canada, 7/1/2013)
I wrote this article to give parents 5 easy steps to follow to increase self esteem in their children from infants all the way to teens.
(Sheknows Canada, 5/27/2013)
This article was written to give people an understanding of wrinkle treatments from creams to interventional treatments such as Botox and fillers.