A recently retired ER social worker, Charles received a master’s degree in social work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has over 20 years of experience as a medical social worker. Specializing in healthcare content, his writing includes a nonpartisan political advocacy book, multiple historical in-print reference entries, and hundreds of articles and blog posts on various topics. When he’s not working, he spends time with several hobbies, including beekeeping. He is a veteran of the United States Navy.