Roanne Weisman, MSW, has been writing for consumers and professionals in the areas of health, medicine, education, and science since 1985. (TheWriteWayToHealth.com.) 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.