Cape Cod journalist and lecturer Tom O'Connell is a health columnist for The Cape Codder and publisher of Sanctuary Unlimited books. His website is www.sanctuary777.com. Listed in Who's Who in the East, he was selected by Cape Cod Life magazine in its 25th Anniversary Issue as one of the "Top 100 Influential" people on Cape Cod.
He was national correspondent for The U.S. Journal of Drug & Alcohol Dependence and president, American Medical Writers Association, New England Chapter. He is a Cape Cod Writers' Center member, and teaches writing at Cape Cod Community College.