Christine A. Winderlin is a Public Affairs Specialist in the NIH EDI Guidance, Education, and Marketing Division. She most recently served as a Writer-Editor in the Office of Communications and Public Liaison of the National Library of Medicine where she led the NLM Musings from the Mezzanine blog team and worked on the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine development team. Under her leadership, the blog team won a 2022 NIH Director’s Award and a 2023 NLM Staff Appreciation Award for the blog’s redesign.
Prior to joining NIH, Christine served as a Technical Writer-Editor for the Health Resources and Services Administration Division of Transplantation. In this role, she wrote and edited congressional reports, briefing papers, memos, letters, talking points, and website content. Christine also worked as a Public Affairs Specialist for the Indian Health Service where she wrote press releases, reports, media responses, website content, social media messages, and speeches.
Christine began her federal career as a survey statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau where she developed new data collection procedures and assisted in developing and revising print and automated data collection instruments.
Christine graduated with honors from Southern Connecticut State University and earned degrees in journalism and English. In addition, she received a Master of Science degree in journalism from Ohio University. Christine is the author of Candida-Related Complex: What Your Doctor Might Be Missing.
Christine is originally from Ballston Spa, NY, and now lives in Maryland with her two sons.