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journalist , attorney , medical editor

Elizabeth Rasche González, American medical journalist, medical editor and editorial consultant. Recipient Excellence award, National Council Teachers English, 1966, 1st prize, University Wisconsin Memorial Union Literature Competition, 1968, Howard W. Blakeslee award, American Heart Association, 1980, Letter of Commendation, American Academy Pediatricians, International Citation award.


Elizabeth Rasche González, J.D. was born on January 23, 1949 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States. She was the daughter of Col. Herbert Herman Rasche, Ph.D., an army officer and geographer, and Gertrude Grether Rasche, Ph.D., a classics professor. As a child Elizabeth lived in Fort Lee, Virginia; the United Kingdom; Natick, Massachusetts; Kutztown, Pennsylvania; and Fairbanks, Alaska.


Bachelor, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1972. Postgrad, University New Mexico, 1973.


Copy editor American Society Clinical Pathologists, Chicago, 1974—1975.

Associate editor Comprehensive Therapy, since 1975,

American Society Clinical Pathologists, Chicago, 1974—1975,

Comprehensive Therapy, Chicago, 1975—1976,

Medical News Section Journal American Medical Association, Chicago, 1979—1983.

Staff editor Hospital Research and Education Trust, 1977—1979.

National correspondent Medical World News, 1983—1984. Interim managing editor Houston Headquarters, 1983.

Director division health education American Academy Pediatrics, Chicago, since 1984.

Invitee, discussant, volunteer editorial consultant to member Philosophy Club Department Psychiatry, Rush Medical College, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, since 1983.

Attorney at Isaac Ray Center, 1994-1998.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Readings on Public-General Hospitals, 1978. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of National Association Science Writers, American Medical Writers Association.


Married Robert Allen Gonzaalez, July 24, 1975. 1 child Matthew David.