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Resume At-a-Glance

Over 25 years in medical communications:

  • Fourteen years as a freelance biomedical writer, with hundreds of projects successfully completed for dozens of highly satisfied clients

  • Sixteen months as a product manager (managing editor) and medical research analyst at Hayes, Inc. (now, a TractManager Company), a health technology assessment (HTA) consulting firm

  • Three years as a project director and medical education director at Meniscus Educational Institute, a division of Meniscus Limited (West Conshohocken, PA)

  • Six years as a medical writer, managing editor, and project director at Meniscus Health Care Communications (now, SciStrategy), a Division of Meniscus Limited


  • PhD in Cellular and Developmental Biology, 1991—Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

  • BA in Biology, 1985—Carleton College, Northfield, MN


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Past Freelance Assignments
  • Topics: Acute lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, anemia, anesthesiology, atrial fibrillation, bariatric surgery, B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia, bone metastases, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, cervical dystonia, chronic idiopathic urticaria, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia, colorectal cancer, contraceptives, cytomegalovirus infection, deep vein thrombosis, dysperinua, geriatrics, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, dyspareunia, fibroids, fibromyalgia, follicular lymphoma, gastroenterology, gastroesophageal cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastrointestinal malignancies, growth disorders, head and neck cancer, hemophilia, hepatitis C virus, Hodgkin lymphoma, human immunodeficiency virus, immunoglobulins, influenza, iron overload, leukemia, lymphedema, lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, melanoma, menopause, men's health, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis, myelofibrosis, myelodysplastic syndromes, nephrology, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, non-small cell lung cancer, novel anti-cancer therapies, obesity, oncology, orthopedics, osteoporosis, ovarian cancer, pain management, pancreatic cancer, parenteral nutrition, Parkinson's disease, post-cesarean adhesions, post-herpetic neuralgia, prostate cancer, psoriasis, renal cell carcinoma, small cell lung cancer, surgery, thyroid cancer, transplantation, women's health

  • Formats: Articles (primary, secondary, review), healthcare technology assessments, slides (with/without lecture notes), customized reports, monographs (online and print), newsletters, patient booklets and brochures, executive summaries, needs assessments and gap analyses, text for medical animations, quizzes, surveys