Amber J Tresca is a writer and editor who works for several publications on a freelance basis. Amber worked her way up in the medical publishing industry, starting as an editorial assistant working for a medical publishing house that produces peer-reviewed journals for physicians. For several years she copyedited, wrote, and edited for several journals, frequently working closely with physician authors. She moved over to the Internet side of the medical publishing business, and worked as a web producer: creating, editing, and publishing articles on medical journal web sites. She is also the Guide to Inflammatory Bowel Disease on About.com, where she has written about digestive disease for 12 years.
Amber uses her expertise as a health editor to bring her readers news, information, and commentary on important health issues. She is dedicated to patient empowerment and advocacy, particularly for those who are underserved by the healthcare system.
Amber lives on the East Coast with her husband and two children and enjoys needlework, reading, baking, her MacBook Pro and tech gadgets of all kinds.