Sara Berg, MS
AMA Affiliated Groups
- Senior News Writer,
Sara joined the AMA in 2017 after working as a freelance writer for a variety of clients. She has covered a wide range of topics in health care, as well as finance, law, flooring and hockey. Most recently, Sara served as a freelance content specialist for a dental sleep medicine and craniofacial pain specialist, helping to educate dentists and patients. She graduated with honors from the University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign with a master’s degree in health communication, and also earned a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University, where she majored in English.
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