Shawna Van Trease is a freelance writer and editor with a passion for children and for all things health related. Van Trease firmly believes that the quality of one's life is directly related to their physical, emotional, and mental health, and she enjoys learning about the various ways to improve her family's well-being as much as she enjoys encouraging others to improve theirs.
In addition to health and children's issues, Van Trease's writing career includes the usual odd assortment of topics a freelancer encounters, such as toilet seats and the latest technologies in teeth whitening. She is credited with a straightforward writing style in a variety of formats, including articles, reports, grant proposals, and website copy. Van Trease's editing career consists of consumer websites, research materials, and print catalogs and indexes.
Shawna Van Trease holds a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago.