medical writer

medical writer

A person who authors articles related to various topics in medicine, but who is usually not a doctor. In contrast to ghost writers, medical writers are listed as authors in the article.
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At the hearing, Nancy Evans, a San Francisco-based medical writer, described neurological side effects she suffered while taking tamoxifen last year -- problems she says are not well spelled out in the revised model informed-consent statement prepared by NCI.
Dr Walder joined in 2013 as senior medical writer, and brings further medical writing experience from Gardiner-Caldwell Communications and Photosound Communications.
Cowap, a diabetes specialist and physician in general practice, and Parry, a freelance medical writer who specializes in diabetes and endocrinology writing for patients and clinicians, answer 97 questions about diabetes.
Moore, a freelance medical writer and laboratory consultant who has worked in hospital laboratories in immunohematology and toxicology, presents an encyclopedia on Alzheimer's disease for those involved in the care, treatment, and daily concerns of patients with the disease and related disorders, as well as those looking for information on prevention and genetic and environmental risk factors.
Earlier, Neunie was scientific team lead and principal medical writer at PAREXEL and has held medical writing positions at Edelman, DDB Remedy and ScopeMedical.
Ricks, medical writer for the Long Island newspaper Newsday, has written a resource that contains the views of both patients and doctors on the flu virus.
of Birmingham, UK) and Grice, a medical writer from France, overview the new drugs and treatments developed recently to improve glycemic management for diabetic patients and how they can be translated into primary care, especially the incretin mimetics (glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists) and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors.
Science and medical writer Hager tells how German chemists Carl Bosch (1874-1940) and Fritz Haber (1868-1934) discovered a way of extracting nitrogen from air.
Moore, a medical writer and laboratory consultant, presents a balanced look at amphetamine use as a pharmaceutical.
Science and medical writer Carter combines popular science writing and the "self-help" genre in her discussion of the human personality.
Entries compiled by medical writer Sayler range from 'abatacept,' the first of a new class of drugs for treating rheumatoid arthritis, to 'zinc,' which aids in bone development.
Wong (Health Integration Center, Torrance, California) and Mitchell (a medical writer) present a sensible self-help guide to wellness.

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