Elizabeth Hlavinka

Elizabeth Hlavinka is a freelance health and environmental reporter who writes for the Health section at Fatherly. In her reporting, she covers diet, reproductive health, heart health, and more.

In addition to her work at Fatherly, Elizabeth has written for publications such as Atmos Magazine, MedPage Today, Atlas Obscura, New Scientist, and more. Previously, she was a staff writer for MedPage Today on the Enterprise & Investigative Reporting team, where she covered psychiatry, pediatric health, public health, and health inequities affecting people of color, women, and the LGBTQ+ community. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin and a minor in Spanish from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.

Elizabeth is also a surfer and a DJ. Follow her on Twitter at @hlavinka_e and check out more of her work at her website https://www.ehlavinka.com/.