Nancy Oster is a medical writer, health care activist, Internet
expert, and educator. She received her Bachelors Degree from the
University of California at Santa Barbara and has written several
articles for medical and health care journals. Recently, Nancy was
honored in the U.S. House of Representatives for her role as the
founding president of the Breast Resource Center of Santa Barbara. Nancy
is also one of the founders of the South Coast Telecommunications
Alliance, a forum for networking and information sharing on the central
coast of California. Nancy has long been active in support of open and
free information and access to health care and health information.
When Nancy is not writing, she is busy preparing gourmet meals,
practicing yoga, creating numerous Web sites, gardening, working on a
designer quilt with friends, or traveling with her husband, Dave. Nancy
and Dave have two grown children and two very active puppies. Nancy and
Dave live in Santa Barbara, California.
Nancy, Lucy and Darol teach an Internet Health Information course for
the Santa Barbara Community College Adult Education program. They've
been teaching the class for several years and have taken the class as
far as the First World Conference on Breast Cancer in Kingston, Ontario,
Canada and to other communities in California.