Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Health Writer

Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.

Latest Articles by Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

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Multiple Myeloma

Spotting Signs of Recurrent or Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer for which symptoms usually do not appear early. That’s unfortunate because symptoms are what motivate people to seek help. It’s important to understand the difference between signs and symptoms.

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Arthritis & Joints

When Is Surgery Appropriate for Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis sometimes requires surgery to help ease the pain of the condition. Here's how to decide if surgery is necessary.

A doctor examines a woman with ankylosing spondylitis.
Arthritis & Joints

Who to See If You Have Ankylosing Spondylitis

Effectively diagnosing and treating ankylosing spondylitis requires a multidisciplinary care team. These are the specialists you should see.

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Head & Neck Cancer

Common Head and Neck Cancer Complications

Treatment for head and neck cancer can leave survivors with an array of challenges. Here are some common complications you should know about.

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Head & Neck Cancer

Will Head and Neck Cancer Come Back?

Learn these important facts about head and neck cancer recurrence so you know what to watch for.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

How To Maintain Mobility With AS

If you live with ankylosing spondylitis, these are the best — and worst — exercises to help you improve flexibility and posture.

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Cancer

Cardio-Oncology: Heart-Smart Cancer Care

Find out more about cardio-oncology, a specialty that focuses treating and preventing heart complications from cancer treatments.

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Stomach Cancer

All About Advanced Stomach Cancer

Learn more about stage 4 gastric cancer, including why the gastroesophageal junction matters and the treatment options available.