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Laura Tennant

Health & Medical Writer


Neuroscience, Psychology, Diabetes, Cannabis 


  • Four years of experience as a health and medical writer
  • Published in the National Post, Leafly, Diabetes Dialogue, The Varsity, and Today’s Parent
  • Designed and developed a big five personality report for couples, available at UnderstandMyself.com
  • Experience writing and reporting on cannabis from a medical and recreational perspective


Laura is a freelance medical writer from Toronto who creates articles, blog posts, fact sheets, and website content for health-related organizations across North America. She has experience working with a wide range of clients, from health charities to businesses to media outlets. She has experience writing about cancer, diabetes, ALS, cannabis, personality psychology, and COVID-19, among many other topics. Laura enjoys reading scientific journal articles, and finding creative ways to distil the ideas for a general audience. 


Laura has an Honours Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from University of Toronto, St. George Campus. She minored in Bioethics and Buddhism, Psychology, and Mental Health. She graduated with high distinction in 2016. Her education provided her with a strong background in human biology and improved her writing. While at UofT, she was involved in the Buddhism and Psychology Students Union and the Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Students’ Association.

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