Ally Hirschlag Title: Senior Health Editor, Performance Marketing Education: Northwestern University, Columbia University Location: Hoboken, NJ Expertise: Health, Wellness, Lifestyle, Family, Science, Sustainability Ally is the senior health editor for performance marketing at Verywell, where she edits content on health, lifestyle, mental health, and parenting. As an award-winning journalist with over eight years of experience, her work has appeared in The Washington Post, National Geographic, The Guardian, Weather.com, BBC Future, Audubon, Shondaland, and Smithsonian Magazine, among other publications.Earned a bachelor of science degree from Northwestern University and a master’s degree from Columbia University. Experience Ally is the senior health editor for performance marketing at Verywell. She has over eight years of experience writing about health, science, wellness, mental health, and parenting. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Guardian, BBC Future, Scientific American, Scishow, Cosmopolitan, The Weather Channel, Elle, Audubon, Mic, and HuffPost, among other publications.When Ally isn’t editing, she enjoys writing solutions-focused articles on developments in mental health, relationship wellness, climate science, and innovations in sustainability. Her work at The Weather Channel won several awards including a CMA Award for Best Series of Articles, an IAC Award for Best Environmental Online Campaign, and a Marcom Award for Best Blog. Education Ally has a bachelor of science from Northwestern University and a master's degree from Columbia University. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.