ABOUT THE EXPERT
Editor-in-Chief, Expert Perspectives in Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Tom Iarocci, MD, is editor-in-chief of Engage Health Media’s Expert Perspectives in Medicine and Conference Reporter. Both publications seek to gain insights from experts in their respective fields and report on them for our audience of clinicians, all in a concise and timely format. He received his bachelor of science degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA; his master of science degree from the Department of Pathology at the University of Maryland in Baltimore; and his medical degree from the University Maryland School of Medicine.
Dr Iarocci has clinical and research experience in hematology/oncology and has authored and edited numerous articles in specialty medical niches for both professional and lay audiences. His early career in medical research and writing began at the American College of Radiology in Philadelphia, PA, where he assisted with clinical trials in diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology. His contributions to the Digital Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial were acknowledged in The New England Journal of Medicine in the article “Diagnostic Performance of Digital Versus Film Mammography for Breast-Cancer Screening.” An independent medical writer/editor since 2007, Dr Iarocci has authored articles for Medscape, MedPage Today, Verywell, and MDLinx. As a medical editor, he has reviewed hundreds of articles, including features for Cleveland Clinic’s ConsultQD. More recently, for Engage Health Media, he has been conducting expert roundtables and individual expert interviews leading to publications in diverse disease states such as chronic weight management, epilepsy, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, mantle cell lymphoma, multiple myeloma, major depressive disorder, multiple sclerosis, myeloproliferative neoplasms, advanced prostate cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2 diabetes, and vaccine-preventable diseases.