Health Writer

Dr Bill Sukala is an award-winning professional health writer who has authored articles for mainstream magazines, websites, trade publications, and medical journals around the world. He brings a relaxed and conversational tone to his writing, effectively translating complicated science into simple terms to deliver his messages to a wide audience. If you’re an editor or an online content director and looking for well-written copy requiring minimal editing, please contact Bill to discuss your needs.
Dr Bill Sukala is an award-winning professional health writer who has authored articles for mainstream magazines, websites, trade publications, and medical journals around the world. He brings a relaxed and conversational tone to his writing, effectively translating complicated science into simple terms to deliver his messages to a wide audience. If you’re an editor or an online content director and looking for well-written copy requiring minimal editing, please contact Bill to discuss your needs.

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in the health sciences
  • 25 years hands-on experience working in health care
  • 22 years professional writing and editing experience
  • 12 years of web design and SEO experience
  • Clinical research and practice experience
  • High proficiency in HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript
  • High proficiency WordPress content management system

Benefits for Editors

  • Trustworthy, researched, reliable, and balanced content
  • Nil to minimal editing on submitted copy
  • Content matching the style and voice of your publication
  • Extensive network of expert sources for interviews
  • Translation of complex science into simple terms for readers
  • Organised pitches (developed outline, hook, reader benefits)
  • SEO-optimised content (delivered with HTML/CSS formatting)

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in the health sciences
  • 25 years hands-on experience working in health care
  • 22 years professional writing and editing experience
  • 12 years of web design and SEO experience
  • Clinical research and practice experience
  • High proficiency in HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript
  • High proficiency WordPress content management system

Benefits for Editors

  • Trustworthy, researched, reliable, and balanced content
  • Nil to minimal editing on submitted copy
  • Content matching the style and voice of your publication
  • Extensive network of expert sources for interviews
  • Translation of complex science into simple terms for readers
  • Organised pitches (developed outline, hook, reader benefits)
  • SEO-optimised content (delivered with HTML/CSS formatting)

Writing Clips

Writing Clips

Health Magazines

Health Magazines

Healthy Food Guide

Healthy Food Guide

How to Boost Your Willpower January 2013

Diabetic Living

Stop Yo-Yo Exercising March/April 2012

Diabetic Living

Diabetic Living

Ripple Effect (health psych) November/December 2011

Good Health Magazine

Stand Up For Your Health September 2010

Fitness & Sports Magazines

Fitness & Sports Magazines

Fitness Life Magazine

Fitness Life Magazine (NZ)

Carrots Now Fat Free? July 2011

Fitness First Magazine

Fitness First Magazine

Do You Hold The Obesity Gene September/October 2009

Surfing Magazine 2000

Surfing Magazine

Traveling Surfers’ Nutrition July 2000

Peak Running Performance

Peak Running Performance

Essential Water November/December 1997

Industry Trade Publications

Industry Trade Publications

Australian Fitness Network

Effects of Medication on Exercise Autumn 2013

Fit-Pro Magazine UK

Research: Fact or Fiction August/September 2010

Australian Fitness Network

You Are What You Eat, But Careful Who Says So Autumn 2009

International Journal of Sports Nutrition

Pyruvate: Beyond the Marketing Hype September 1998

Peer-Reviewed Scientific Publications

Peer-Reviewed Scientific Publications

Journal of Physical Activity and Health

Exercise Improves Quality of Life in Indigenous Polynesian Peoples With Type 2 Diabetes and Visceral Obesity. 2013 (10: 699-707)

Diabetes Research & Clinical Practice

Exercise Training in High-Risk Ethnic Populations with Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials. 2012 (97: 206-216)

Australasian Medical Journal

Exercise Intervention in NZ Type 2 Diabetes: Cultural Considerations and Clinical Trial Recommendations

European Journal of Applied Physiology

European Journal of Applied Physiology

South Pacific Islanders Resist Type 2 Diabetes: Comparison of Aerobic and Resistance Training. 2012 (112: 317-25)