Heike Elisabeth Daldrup-Link, MD, PhD

Heike Elisabeth Daldrup-Link, MD, PhD is a physician-scientist at Stanford University and member of the Pegasus physician writers' group, who blends her expertise in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics/medicine (STEM) with her passion for creative writing. Dr. Link grew up in a small town in Germany and immigrated to the United States in 2003 with her husband Thomas Link, MD.

Dr. Link publishes scientific and other non-fiction publications under her full name, Heike Elisabeth Daldrup-Link. Dr. Link is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI, honor society for physician scientists) and member of the American Institute of Medical and Biomedical Engineering (AIMBE, top 2% of medical and biological engineers). She published more than 200 scientific publications with more than 15,000 citations, in addition to 5 patents and 5 textbooks.

Dr. Link published mystery novels under her pen name Elisabeth Link. Dr. Link's literary debut, "The Stolen Brain Chip," released in 2022, captivated readers with its blend of medical intrigue and real X-rays as clues. Her subsequent cozy mysteries, "Who Killed Nia Jones" and "The Claim," both released in 2023, have further established her reputation as a master storyteller. With her deep understanding of STEM, Dr. Link is poised to become a leading voice in the realm of science-infused mysteries. Her novels not only entertain but also educate, offering readers a glimpse into the fascinating world of medicine and scientific research.