Yasmine S. Ali, M.D.Medical Reviewer
Yasmine S. Ali, MD, is a cardiologist and medical writer based in Tennessee. She is President of LastSky Writing, LLC, and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Ali has written and edited medical and health content for a variety of platforms. She is also an award-winning essayist and poet, and has been featured in Real Simple magazine, Reader’s Digest, NPR, and multiple other media outlets.
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