Melanie Padgett Powers
Melanie Padgett Powers is a longtime health writer and editor in the Washington, D.C., area. She was a writer/editor at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Public Health Association before becoming a managing editor at the content marketing agency TMG (now Manifest) for the magazines for the Lupus Foundation of America and the National Hemophilia Foundation.
Padgett Powers has written for the American Optometric Association, Cleveland Clinic, Indiana University Health System, Society of Interventional Radiology, University of Michigan Health System and more. Beyond health, she also writes about education, small business, real estate and pets. She is also a copy editor, proofreader and social media consultant.