Eleanor K. Sommer is an adjunct lecturer and the graduate programs advisor with the Center for Arts and Medicine at the University of Florida. She has a master’s of science in Interdisciplinary Ecology from UF and a bachelor’s in journalism from the University of South Florida. She was a writer in residence at UF Health Shands from 1995 through 2000, where her focus was on bedside storytelling and listening on pediatric units as well as writing projects for adult cardiac patients.
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