Porter, Lucinda K.
Lucinda K. Porter is a nurse, a person living with hepatitis C, and the author of Free from Hepatitis C. She is a recognized expert in her field gathering experience at Stanford University Medical Center, as a nationally known speaker, and as a seasoned writer. Lucinda has been associated with the Hepatitis C Support Project (HCSP) since 1998.
Lucinda is actively engaged in community awareness activities focusing on issues surrounding viral hepatitis. She is a member of the HCSP advisory board, a trainer, and writes for various HCSP publications. In addition to the many guides, pamphlets, and articles she has written, Lucinda writes two monthly columns for the HCV Advocate, Healthwise and co-authors HCV Snapshots. She received an award for recognition of contributions and service from the Hepatitis C Support Project.
Lucinda is a nurse, writer, poet, community educator, mother, wife and traveler. Her articles have appeared in a number of publications, including Hepatitis magazine, the Union and the San Jose Mercury News. Lucinda’s undergraduate degree is in Women’s Studies received from Syracuse University. She is a member of Toastmasters, on the board of Sierra Writers, and sings in the Grass Valley Cornish Choir. Lucinda lives in Grass Valley, California with her husband, Ed Porter. In addition to blogs, essays and other forms of nonfiction, she writes poetry and haiku in the margins of her life.
Free from Hepatitis C: Your Complete Guide to Healing Hepatitis C was written by Lucinda K. Porter, who is a nurse, passionate hepatitis C advocate, and a Hep C patient herself. This comprehensive volume blends Lucinda’s personal and professional experience into a practical, easy-to-read guide that is useful for everyone touched by hepatitis C. Using humor and a calm approach, Lucinda counters fear with facts, providing comfort and clarity on a difficult subject. This all-important book is a must for anyone considering, undergoing, or just wanting to understand hepatitis C treatment.