(BPRW) Dr. Arefa Cassoobhoy Named VP, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Editor for Everyday Health
Dr. Cassoobhoy will direct all content material, together with Black Health Facts Matter (#BlackHealthFacts) with Dr. Patrice Harris, Everyday Health’s Medical Editor at Large
(Black PR Wire) NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), pronounces the appointment of Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH as VP, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Editor for EverydayHealth.com, its flagship shopper well being and wellness platform. Dr. Cassoobhoy, a doctor and well being communications specialist with experience within the digital well being media trade and a background in public well being, will direct Everyday Health’s content material and product improvement in tandem with fostering deeper and extra strategic relationships with the main medical and wellness specialists of right now and the long run.
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Most lately, Dr. Cassoobhoy teamed up with Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, Everyday Health’s Medical Editor in Chief at Large, to construct upon Everyday Health’s Black Health Facts Matter (#BlackHealthFacts) initiative for its one-year anniversary. A sequence of brief, up-close, and private movies, well being information and assets exploring subjects associated to psychological well being and the Black neighborhood — resembling stigma, distrust, discovering a healthcare skilled who seems such as you, and the persona of the robust Black lady — will debut on EverydayHealth.com beginning June 14 and culminate on Juneteenth (June 19), the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery within the United States.
“She gets it,” says Dr. Harris, a famend psychiatrist, public well being advocate, and the primary Black feminine President of the American Medical Association, of Dr. Cassoobhoy. “For those of us doctors who have seen firsthand the structural and social determinants of health impacting our patients, we can acknowledge the progress that’s occurred, and we are emboldened together to continue to raise awareness and influence real change.”
“We are excited that Dr. Cassoobhoy has joined Everyday Health,” says Nan-Kirsten Forte, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Everyday Health Consumer. “We have a mutual passion and vision for the power of digital health and wellness and its equal access to all.”
“It’s a privilege to join Everyday Health. As a physician, it’s important to me to make sure that all the content that’s created is medically accurate, practical, and has the appropriate tone,” Dr. Cassoobhoy says. “By addressing health literacy, we can ensure that the information we provide is useful, trustworthy, and empowering, while helping our audience to make well-informed decisions about their healthcare.”
Dr. Cassoobhoy is an advocate for well being fairness and well being literacy and has labored to boost consciousness of subjects that have an effect on susceptible teams. Her latest initiatives give attention to empowering people to enhance their wellness via partnerships involving advocacy, analysis, and training. She is on the Board of Directors on the Clarkston Community Health Center (CCHC) in Georgia, a nonprofit clinic for people with out satisfactory medical health insurance, a lot of whom are latest immigrants. She can be an adviser for the Community Health Promoters Program on the Refugee Women’s Network in Atlanta, a member of Leadership Atlanta’s 2021–2022 class, and she serves on the Emory School of Medicine Alumni Board. In 2020, Dr. Cassoobhoy joined the management staff for the inaugural Health Disparities Solutions Summit of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Cassoobhoy to Everyday Health,” says Dan Stone, President of the Everyday Health Group. “The combination of Dr. Cassoobhoy’s passion for health education and Everyday Health’s trusted editorial platform will serve to help patients achieve better health and wellness outcomes.”
About the Everyday Health Group
The Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a acknowledged chief in affected person and supplier training attracting an engaged viewers of over 56 million U.S. well being customers and over 830,000 U.S. practising physicians and clinicians to its premier well being and wellness digital properties. EHG combines social listening knowledge and analytics experience to ship extremely personalised healthcare shopper content material and efficient affected person engagement options. EHG’s imaginative and prescient is to drive higher medical and well being outcomes via decision-making knowledgeable by extremely related knowledge and analytics. Healthcare professionals and customers are empowered with trusted content material and companies via the Everyday Health Group’s flagship manufacturers together with Everyday Health®, What to Expect®, ChildCenter®, MedPage Today®, Health eCareers®, PRIME® Education, Castle Connolly Top Doctors®, and our unique partnership with Mayo Clinic® and The Mayo Clinic® Diet. The Everyday Health Group is a division of J2 Global Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) and is headquartered in New York City. For extra data, go to www.everydayhealthgroup.com.
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