The Legacy of Job's Wife

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Cynthia Koelker

Still active in clinical medicine, Cynthia J. Koelker, MD spent nearly three decades raising her four children and working as a family physician before beginning her writing career. She holds undergraduate degrees in humanities and biology from MIT, studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and more recently obtained a Master of Music in composition from the University of Akron. A member of Mensa, she continues to reside in her native state of Ohio, along with many family members (including two beloved goldendoodles), and often plays piano for her local church.

Over the years she has counseled hundreds of patients dealing with depression, heartache, and loss, as reflected in the characters of The Legacy of Job’s Wife. In conjunction with her book release, she is available to speak with interested groups or audiences, either in person or remotely, regarding her book or related topics. She may be reached online by submitting an inquiry at, or by contacting her office at 213 Massillon Road, Akron, Ohio 44312.

Her non-fiction self-help book, Armageddon Medicine, How to Be Your Own Doctor in 2012 and Beyond, is available for purchase at