Jessica Cerretani

Boston/Dorchester, MA USA

Professional Experience

Writer / Editor with 20 years of experience creating content for the health, medical, science, and lifestyle markets. Solid background in writing, ghostwriting, editing, research, proofreading, fact checking, and social media. Skilled at presenting detailed medical and scientific information to consumer and physician audiences. Work featured in publications such as Harvard Medicine, Radcliffe Magazine, Prevention, Whole Living (Body + Soul), and The Boston Globe Magazine. I also create marketing copy and stewardship reports for major hospital systems including Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, MIT Medical, Boston Medical Center, and Bon Secours. Author of and contributor to several health-related books, SIPs, and e-books.


10 Years
19 Years
21 Years


19 Years
19 Years
21 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
15 Years
Newsletter - Consumer
19 Years
Online/new media
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

21 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Confidential Ghostwriting Clients (10+), (10+), Body + Soul/Whole Living magazine (10+), (10+), Harvard Medicine magazine (10+), Simon & Schuster/Gallery Books (1-2), Boston Globe Magazine (6-10), Better Homes & Gardens (1-2), Natural Health magazine (3-5), (10+), (10+), Listerine (1-2), K-Y Brand (1-2), (10+), Radcliffe Magazine (1-2), Natural Solutions magazine (1-2), Prevention magazine (10+), National Geographic (1-2), Costco Connection (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (10+), NorthPoint Domain, Inc. (10+), Massachusetts General Hospital (10+), MIT Medical (6-10), Alzheimer's Foundation of America (1-2), Harvard Medical School (10+), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (10+), Brigham and Women's Hospital (10+), Tufts Medical Center (10+), Phillips Health Care (1-2)

Other Work History

HARVARD MEDICINE MAGAZINE Assistant Editor NORTHPOINT DOMAIN, INC. Senior Medical Editor/Writer DR. ANDREW WEILS SELF HEALING Newsletter Research Editor

Foreign Language Skills

basic French

Computer Skills

Word, Dreamweaver, InDesign, HTML, Quark, Photoshop, various content management systems


MacBook; iPhone; iPad; Canon digital camera; audio recorder


available upon request


I was editor at the Harvard Medical Alumni Bulletin when the publication won a CASE Gold Medal and a Clarion Award.

Work Samples


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