Andrea King Collier is the lead author of The Black Woman’s Guide to Black Men’s Health, from Warner Wellness. Collier has been writing and speaking about health and health policy issues for the past 20 years. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times, The Lansing State Journal and the Post-Tribune. Her work appears regularly in Essence, More, Ladies Home Journal, Woman’s Day, O, the Oprah Magazine, Real Health, Healthy Living, the National Medical Association Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, AARP Magazine,Heart Healthy Living, More, and others. She was also a member of the 2008-2009 class of IATP Food and Society Policy Fellows.
Andrea has been married to Darnay Collier since 1985 (she was a child bride). She is the mother of two children, Nicole and Christopher, who are now older than she is. They live in Lansing, Michigan. Andrea is a native of Gary, Indiana.