Experience

Health Writing Experience

Healthcommunities.com

Topics have included:

  • Cardiology (aortic dissection, heart murmur, interventional cardiology)
  • Neurology (dystonia, memory problems, spinal cord injury)
  • Gastroenterology (GERD, IBS, Crohn’s disease, H. pylori infection)
  • Pediatrics (diabetes, Down syndrome, SIDS, bronchiolitis)
  • Other Topics (Raynaud’s disease, oral cancer, tendonitis, kidney infection)

Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA)

Topics have included:

  • Men’s health
  • Women’s health
  • Sexually-transmitted infections
  • Safe sex practices
  • Communication about sexual health

International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM)

Topics have included:

  • Men’s health
  • Women’s health
  • ISSM news and announcements
  • International issues in sexual health

Adult Education Experience

  • ESL tutoring (one-on-one and small group)
  • ESL conversation groups
  • Assessment
  • GED essay preparation
  • American citizenship preparation

Education

University of Massachusetts at Boston
MA in Applied Linguistics

Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
BA in English – specialization in book publishing
Minor in Communications

Memberships

American Medical Writers Association

Association of Health Care Journalists

Professional Development

American Medical Writers Association – Essential Skills Certificate

National Institutes of Health – Plain Language Training (online)

The Foundation Center – Proposal Writing: The Comprehensive Course