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Resume At-a-Glance

I have 27+ years of experience in medical communications including:

  • Over 17 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. (a symplr company), a health technology assessment (HTA) consulting firm

  • Three years as a project director and medical education director at Meniscus Educational Institute

  • Six years as a medical writer, managing editor, and project director at Meniscus Health Care Communications

Education ​

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

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


  • Certified Medical Publication Professional (view my CMPP badge), October 2023—International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP)


Professional Associations

Past Freelance Assignments

  • Topics: Acute lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, anemia, anesthesiology, atrial fibrillation, bariatrics, 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, dyspareunia, 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, health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), 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 disease, post-cesarean adhesions, post-herpetic neuralgia, prostate cancer, psoriasis, rare diseases, renal cell carcinoma, small cell lung cancer, surgery, thyroid cancer, stem cell transplantation, tenosynovial giant cell tumors,  women's health

  • Formats: Manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals, healthcare technology assessments, slides (with/without lecture notes), white papers, meeting reports, monographs (online and print), newsletters, patient education materials, executive summaries, needs assessments and gap analyses, text for medical animations, learning assessments, surveys

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