Eileen Norris has been a Chicago-area journalist for more than 25 years. She offers a complete line of editorial services, including: writing and editing; consulting, managing and coordinating projects; and developing proposals, outlines, and content for patient education materials, books, magazines, newsletters, brochures, social media apps, and annual reports.

She has been a contributing writer and/or editor for six general interest health books; the latest as editor for The Available Parent: Radical Optimism for Raising Teens and Tweens by Dr. John Duffy, a frequent contributor to The Steve Harvey Show.

She was the writer for a book with pediatrician Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg called The Smart Parent’s Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents. Eileen also helped to develop, manage and edit You: The Smart Patient by New York Times’  best selling authors Drs. Mehmet Oz and Mike Roizen. She served as a writer for The Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide and as managing editor forThe American Medical Association’s Complete Medical Encyclopedia.

As a specialist in health and medical issues, her work has been featured as a ghost-writer for a doctor’s advice column on Oprah.com, as well as in Prevention Magazine, the Harvard Health LetterNewsweek and the Chicago Tribune. She began her career as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune.


What others are saying:

“Eileen is a consummate professional who produced book copy that was thoroughly researched and very well written. She always made her deadlines and was a joy to work with. I highly recommend her as a polished writer and editor who goes above and beyond to get the job done.”

–Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg, Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and author of The Smart Parent’s Guide to Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, Accidents.