ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David Drum is a medical journalist based in Los Angeles. He is the author of seven nonfiction trade books in the health area, two novels, and more than one thousand magazine articles and other works of writing.
David Drum’s health books are distinctly useful and well-organized. All use an honest, educational, common sense approach. Books such as The Chronic Pain Management Sourcebook are known for their well-researched content and for their presentation of factual information in an empathetic, patient-centered, compassionate tone of voice.
David Drum has been a newspaper reporter, a teacher, an advertising copywriter, and a contributing editor and correspondent for newspapers, trade magazines and wire services. He has been working as an independent journalist and author since 1978.
In addition to The Chronic Pain Management Sourcebook, books written or co-written by David Drum include:
-- The Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2006, co-written with Terry Zierenberg, RN, CDE
--What Your Doctor Might Not Tell You About Uterine Fibroids, Warnerbooks, 2003, co-written with Scott Goodwin, MD, and Michael Broder, MD
--Failure to Atone: Memoirs of a Jungle Surgeon in Vietnam, 2006, Allen Hassan, MD, JD, DVM, as told to David Drum
--The Ghosts of War: A Medical Doctor’s Guide to Service-Related Disability Letters that Work, 2010, by Allen Hassan, MD, JD, DVM, and David Drum
--Alternative Therapies for Managing Diabetes, Contemporary Books/McGraw-Hill, 2002. Revised and reissued Burning Books Press 2011.
--Making the Chemotherapy Decision, Lowell House/Contemporary Books, 2000. Revised and reissued Burning Books Press 2011.
--Polycystic Liver Disease: Information for Patients, Burning Books Press 2019.
Magazine and newspaper articles by David Drum have appeared in Men’s Health, People, USA Today, California Lawyer, Los Angeles Times Magazine, and The San Francisco Chronicle. He is also the author of the historical romance, Heathcliff: The Lost Years, and the comic novel Introducing the Richest Family in America, and one book of poetry.
David Drum earned an MFA from the University of Iowa, a BA from the University of California at Riverside, and an AA from Brevard College. Graduate course study in business, education, and art.
Author photograph by Allan Dean Walker
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