Lora ArduserI’m an Associate Professor and Director of the Professional  Writing program in the University of Cincinnati’s Department of English and Comparative Literature. My scholarly and pedagogical interests are in the rhetoric of health and medicine and the health humanities. I’ve published in a diverse number of journal outlets including the Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, Computers and Composition, Women’s Studies in Communication, Narrative Inquiry, POROI, The Diabetes Educator, the Journal of Appalachian Studies, and the American Medical Writing Association Journal. My book Living Chronic: Agency and Expertise in the Rhetoric of Diabetes was published by The Ohio State University Press in 2017.