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Kimberly B. Bjugstad PhD

Freelance Medical Writer
Colorado

About Kimberly B. Bjugstad PhD

Dr. Bjugstad is a Colorado-based, freelance medical writer. She has experience in translating peer-reviewed research into article summaries that inform primary care providers as well as patients about the latest and most important research in the field.
 
She received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of South Florida. In 2016, she transitioned from a position in academic research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus that she had held for 20 years to freelance writing.
 
During her time as a research scientist, she has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles and given over 75 conference presentations on topics including Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, traumatic brain injury, and male infertility. Her freelance work includes creating over 30 scripts for the undergraduate biology video textbook published by JoVE and generating summaries and infographics for Children’s Hospital of Colorado through Collectively Creative.

Articles Written by Kimberly B. Bjugstad PhD

Subclinical Hypothyroidism—What Is It? and Could It Affect Fertility?
Women who have infertility may also have subclinical hypothyroidism. Lower thyroid hormone levels should be addressed to improve pregnancy outcomes.
Malignant Nodules Can Be Identified by Their Location in the Thyroid
Malignant Nodules Can Be Identified By Their Location In The Thyroid
Sex Hormones May Be Key Weaponry in the Fight Against COVID-19
Male patients are at greater risk of severe complications from the Coronavirus
Is Alzheimer’s Disease Really Type 3 Diabetes?
Is Alzheimer's a diabetes of the brain?
Antenatal Corticosteroid Use Gets Boost From World Health Organization Study
The inexpensive drugs can be used in preterm labor to support a successful delivery
What Optogenetics Reveal About the Role of the Vagus Nerve in Appetite Suppression
Optogenetics and optoelectronic technology show promise in the future treatment of obesity by stimulating the vagus nerve with LED light.
FDA Approves First Drug for Thyroid Eye Disease
The first drug specifically for the treatment of thyroid eye disease has been approved by the FDA.
Chronic Kidney Disease and Psychosocial Determinants in Kidney Transplant Success
Taking a patient's mental health into consideration aids in transplant success for chronic kidney disease.
Mouth Feel Could Be Key To Weight Loss
A stronger feeling of satiety and an actual reduction in food intake was associated with a higher orosensory exposure and a slower eating rate.

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