A resident of Jersey City, Judy Glass was a stringer (freelancer) for The New York Times on Long Island for 15 years, where she reported on legislation, hospitals, education, and environmental issues.
An award-wining medical writer and member of the National Society of Professional Journalists, Judy won prizes for her articles on health and medicine in Harper’s Bazaar, Medical Tribune, and The New York Times; wrote a column for Cardiovascular Reviews & Report, and reported on the research of major pharmaceutical companies in Pharmacy Practice News. As New York Bureau Chief for The International Medical News Group until 2001, she attended medical conferences and filed reports for Skin & Allergy News, Family Medicine News, Internal Medicine News, and OB/GYN News.
As publications and media manager for NYU Medical Center’s Dept. of Public Affairs, she produced brochures for the School of Medicine, the Rusk Institute, and the Geriatrics program at Bellevue Medical Center. Pursuing her interest in aging, she wrote about nutrition in nursing homes for Long Term Care, a publication of Medicom International. (Oct. 2003, Vol 3, No. 10). In addition to freelancing and working on a book, Judy currently teaches Creative Writing for the University of Phoenix online as well as Journalism and Writing courses at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ.