The Marfan Blog

Roanne Weisman

Roanne Weisman, MSW, has been writing for consumers and professionals in the areas of health, medicine, education, and science since 1985. ( Roanne has Marfan syndrome, as does her son, Ben Weisman, a former member of the Foundation's Board of Directors. The co-author of several award-winning trade health books with physicians, Roanne is a skilled “translator” of medical and scientific information. Her most recent book, In Sickness As In Health: Helping Couples Cope With the Complexities of Illness, is about the effects of serious injury and illness —including chronic conditions like Marfan syndrome — on intimate relationships.

Recent Posts

The Case of the Tell-Tale Toes

Apr 7, 2021 by Roanne Weisman

Topics: Quality of Life, doctors, Tips, Healthcare Management, Education, Feet

Meet Your Gene:  An Introduction to the Marfan Gene and Current Research

Jan 10, 2017 by Roanne Weisman

Topics: Marfan Community, Diagnosis, Research, Living Successfully, Quality of Life