As an editor for Drugwatch.com, Sophia Clifton ensures that the information on our site is accurate, reliable and clear. Her role is to help all readers understand important consumer information — whether or not they have prior medical or legal knowledge.
Sophia is currently completing five courses in health literacy through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and will receive official certificates upon completion. Courses include Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals, Writing for the Public, Fundamentals of Communicating Health Risks, Using Numbers and Explaining Risk, and Creating Easier to Understand Lists, Charts and Graphs.
Throughout her time at Drugwatch, Sophia has edited several types of content on a wide range of topics, including an investigative report on how Juul Labs marketed its e-cigarettes to youths, a comprehensive health guide for members of the LGBTQ+ community, a podcast with a documentary filmmaker, and news articles on Zantac recalls and other consumer updates.
She has also assisted with managing expert medical reviews to ensure accuracy and has overseen page updates to reflect recent changes in statistics as reported by the CDC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Prior to joining the Drugwatch team, Sophia worked as an editor for Liftable Media Inc., a digital media company that specializes in news and lifestyle content.
Sophia holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Grove City College in Pennsylvania, where she fostered a love of editing through her classes and while acting as a student editor for her peers.
She believes that being an informed consumer is an important step toward overall health, and she is committed to bringing Drugwatch’s readers up-to-date with the latest facts.
Sophia regards her role as an editor for Drugwatch.com as a way to make a difference in people’s lives, helping them learn the information they need to make important choices for their health every day.