Batya Swift Yasgur MA, LSW

Freelance Medical Writer
Teaneck, NJ

About Batya Swift Yasgur MA, LSW

Ms. Yasgur is a freelance medical writer who reports on research news, writes feature articles, and produces continuing medical education materials, for a variety of venues and target audiences, including healthcare professionals and consumers. 

>In addition, she has authored several books including: Women at Risk: The HPV epidemic and your cervial health (2002; Penguin) and in follwoing her passion for human rights activism, she  is the author of Behind the Burqa (John Wiley, 2002), a memoir of two Afghan sisters who escaped Afghanistan. In addition, she holds the 1995 Robert L. Fish Award for Best First Published Mystery Story. Her fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and several other publications.

Beyond her desire to contribute to people's health and wellbeing through her writing, Batya offers emotional/spiritual support to clients in her Teaneck, NJ-based counseling practice to facilitate their journey toward healing.

She received a master of arts in Near East languages from Harvard University in Boston Massachusetts before earning a master of social work from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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