M. Sophia Newman is a writer and public health professional. In 2013, she completed a Fulbright fellowship in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where her work focused on mental health system development. Simultaneously, she used the occasion as an ad hoc writer's retreat, publishing some two dozen articles in the popular press. She hasn't stopped writing since. See selected articles here.
Sophia holds a master's degree in public health from University of Illinois at Chicago, speaks decent Spanish, and has completed five months of Bangla language training under State Department scholarships. In addition to her freelance writing, she is a co-author of several research studies in public health.
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Contact: email msophnewman at gmail dot com or tweet @msophianewman.