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P. Aitken, PhD

Physiological Psychology


Dr. Aitken has been involved in clinical and preclinical research for over 25 years, first as a faculty member at Duke University Medical Center and more recently as an independent writer and consultant. He specializes in drug development and related areas, with extensive experience creating research manuscripts, regulatory documents, literature reviews, and other documents.




J. Kross, DMD, MSc



Dr. Kross is an experienced medical writer. He is a medical professional and science magazine editor with 18 yrs experience in medical communications and background in oral pathology and anesthesiology (residency, etc.). Dr. Kross provides timely writing services for biomedical and pharmaceutical projects: Regulatory Documents (NDA/Investigator’s Brochure, etc.), Monographs, Manuscripts, PowerPoint Slide Kits, CME, Patient Ed, Internet Publishing, Newsletters, Audio/Videotapes, etc.





B. Amos, PhD 

Environmental Engineering & Science, Biotechnology, Microbiology


Dr. Amos holds a BS in chemical engineering and a PhD in environmental engineering.  His expertise includes environmental engineering, microbiology, biotechnology, bioremediation, and molecular biological tools.  He has a strong record of publishing in internationally recognized journals and has won awards for his writing.  In addition, he has edited the writing of authors whose first language is not English.





E. Kuhl, PhD

Clinical Psychology

Dr. Kuhl holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. She is a well-published writer and editor with expertise in mental health, cardiology (including cardiac devices), oncology, solid organ and stem cell transplantation, and neurology/neuropsychology. Diverse background in scientific as well as lay writing (e.g., patient education). Previous experience as a journalist and copyeditor at a daily newspaper.





L. Arris, MS

Atmospheric Science


Ms. Arris' writing and editing expertise includes all aspects of climate change, ozone depletion, and related earth, atmospheric, and environmental sciences. With a Masters of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and 16 years of experience in the field, she has a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter.




L. LaConte, PhD



Dr. LaConte received her PhD in biochemistry from the University of Minnesota. She has an in-depth knowledge of the scientific literature in the fields of structural biology, spectroscopy, and molecular imaging. As both an author and an editor for scientists who are nonnative English speakers, she has extensive experience with the scientific publication process.





L. Baker, PhD, ELS

Neuroscience Neurobiology


Dr. Baker holds a PhD in Neurobiology and is also a certified Editor in the Life Sciences, with 12+ years’ experience editing and rewriting scientific and medical materials. Her specialties include neuroscience/neurobiology, pharmacology, cell biology, anatomy, pathology, molecular biology, developmental biology, and basic research and clinical studies. Much of her work is with authors for whom English is a second language (ESL).







L. Landon, PhD

Molecular Pharmacology


Dr. Landon brings a unique combination of hands-on research, writing and publishing experience to writing and editing of scientific documents. Her doctorate is in molecular pharmacology. Her research experience ranges from cancer and exocrine gland biology to HIV and host-response immunology. Dr. Landon is a volunteer consultant for the Cancer Research Center, Columbia, MO. The Center has honored Dr. Landon with its “Excellence in Cancer Research” for her research and for the NIH grant proposals that she has written to support the Center’s research.





C. Bender, MS, PhD

Plant Pathology
Molecular Biology


Dr. Bender has been writing and editing scientific literature for 30 years.  Her expertise includes microbiology, genetics, genomics, biotechnology, and plant physiology.  She edits grants, journal articles, cover letters, books, slide and poster presentations, and dissertations. She has extensive experience in helping individuals that have difficulty writing, and her specialty is to write clear, logical statements with maximum impact.  She is accustomed to working under tight deadlines and can help clients develop timetables for large writing projects. 






C. Lee, PhD

Biochemistry Biophysics


Dr. Lee is both an experienced scientist and professional editor. She has over 20 years of experience in academia, with research focuses in hematology, oncology, and infectious diseases. She also has close to 15 years of experience editing journals and textbooks in areas such as virology, cell biology, toxicology, oncology, and gerontology. She has worked extensively with authors who are not native speakers of English. 





Dr. Carpenter is a pharmacist, physician, and author with over 15 years of professional writing experience as a medical and drug information writer for healthcare professionals and the lay public.  Areas of interest includes pharmaceuticals, infectious diseases, tropical diseases, parasitism, oncology, global health, maternal and child health.






D. Libersan, PhD

Pharma, Cardiology


Dr. Libersan is a pharmacologist specializing in the development and writing of peer-reviewed manuscripts. Her areas of expertise include cardiology and cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, and vascular interventions.





K. Carpenter, PhD



Dr. Carpenter brings more than 15 years of experience in managing research activities within the CNS/pain therapeutic area, first as an academician and subsequently as an Assistant Director of Chemistry in a leading pharmaceutical company. She has extensively written and edited a variety of scientific documents in the form of peer- reviewed publications, grant applications and industrial reports. Dr. Carpenter is also a regular reviewer for  ACS journals and scientific granting agencies and is a member of the American Medical Writers Association.






M. Loeb, PhD

Biological Sciences


Dr. Loeb edits material in the biological sciences including studies of population, evolutionary, and molecular genetics; theoretical and applied ecology; morphology and animal behavior; and epidemiology. Dr. Loeb also edits content and presentation of statistical analyses and experimental design.




R. DeWitt, MD

Clinical, Pharma


R. DeWitt, MD integrates an undergraduate English degree and a medical degree in her work as a medical writer, editor, and consultant. She served as editor-in-chief for two multi-volume MacMillan encyclopedias, and worked on the 18th edition of the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. She has also written thousands of print and online articles for healthcare providers and consumers on a wide variety of clinical topics.





S. Lybarger, PhD

Molecular Biology Microbiology Genetics


Dr. Lybarger earned her PhD in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at the University of Michigan and has more than five years of postdoctoral research experience in microbiology.  During her thirteen years as a bench scientist, she published several first author papers and critically reviewed numerous manuscripts, grants, dissertations, abstracts, and other presentation materials.  She enjoys working with other scientists to strengthen their scientific communications, editing and restructuring the text to make it more clear, concise, and confident.  Her specialties include general microbiology, microbial pathogenesis, molecular genetics, and bacterial microscopy.





D. Castilaw, PhD*

English / General Medical


Dr. Castilaw has 20 years’ experience in medical and scientific editing. She specializes in editing manuscripts written by authors whose first language is other than English and in transforming highly technical material into readable, understandable language for patients and the general public. Dr. Castilaw has worked extensively in oncology, cardiology, gynecology, neurology, and other medical specialties.





B. Lynch, PhD



Dr. Lynch received her doctoral degree from Yale University in experimental psychology. She has over 20 years of experience as a scientist and author, and over 15 years as a scientific reviewer and editor. She has published in peer-reviewed, internationally recognized science journals on the topics of emergency cardiovascular care, visual and olfactory psychophysics, cognition and perception. She also has strong interests and expertise in the areas of emergency medicine, public health, medical education, exercise science, complementary and alternative medicine and mind-body science.  






A. Chapman, PhD

Marine Science


Dr. Chapman is a former professor of Marine Biology and now working full time as an editor. He specializes in manuscripts in the following fields: marine biology, marine ecology, environmental studies, general ecology, conservation biology, forest ecology, weed science, crop science, biological oceanography, aquaculture. Anthony has worked as a part-time journal editor since 1975 and as a full time professional editor since 2002.





A. Makhdum, PhD

Clinical Pharmacology Allergic Disease


Dr. Makhdum studied for his doctorate in clinical pharmacology at University College London. His post-doctoral work focused on the inflammatory mediators of allergic disease. He has ten years’ experience of medical editing and writing. His specialties are allergic disease, internal medicine and surgery.







D. Chausow , PhD*

Epidemiology, Biostatistics Public Health, Nursing


D. Chausow specializes in writing and editing biomedical research.  Because she enjoys evaluating literature, examining methodology, and explaining analyses (biostatistics, economics, and mathematical or scientific modeling), she appreciates projects that draw on these proficiencies.  With a B.S. in nursing and several years of acute care experience, Deborah’s education and training enable her to present highly technical scientific material in engaging fashion to designated audiences.  An expert editor, she works on manuscripts requiring all levels of revision — from rewriting for style and readability to content, developmental, and substantive editing.





S. McCray, MS

Medical Coding


S. McCray is a certified medical coding specialist with 20 years of experience in all aspects of the medical field. Her specialties include medical course writing and instructional design, medical transcription quality assurance, medical coding online instruction, medical claims processing, and technical writing and editing.




C. Copeland, PhD

Molecular/Cellular Biology


Dr. Copeland has a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology, specializing in tropical medicine, parasite genetics, and retrotransposons/retroviruses, with postdoctoral experience in molecular entomology, noncoding RNA, and bioinformatics.  She has published several peer reviewed journal articles and has edited manuscripts in a broad range of biomedical and agricultural topics, including translational biology, epidemiological studies, and case reports.  She enjoys writing and helping authors to improve their manuscripts, and has extensive experience working with authors who are non-native English speakers. 






M. McEwen, PhD



Dr. McEwen is a psychology and neuroscience consultant for the Editorial Division of ScienceDocs.   Dr. McEwen is a bench scientist who has several years experience developing polished abstracts, slideshows, posters, original research manuscripts, and grant applications.




D. Cunningham, MD, PhD

Immunology OBGYN Repro. Endocrinology


Dr.Cunningham is a board-certified physician with completed residency in obstetrics and gynecology. He has had a fellowship at the NIH in reproductive endocrinolgy. Dr. Cunningham also is a PhD in Immunology with a virolgy background.






T. Meador, PhD

Oceanography Biogeochemistry, Marine Sciences


Dr. Meador’s research interests include organic biogeochemistry, analytical environmental chemistry, marine molecular microbiology, and marine nutrient cycles.  He received a Ph. D. in Oceanography from the University of California San Diego and has over a decade of experience in oceanographic research, writing, and publication.  The unique, interdisciplinary, and necessarily international field of oceanography has afforded many collaborative relationships in the pursuit of pioneering and communicating science.







S. Daher, PhD

Molecular Biology, Physiology

Dr. Daher holds a PhD in Molecular Biology and Physiology from the University of Toronto.  She has worked as a bench scientist in Canada and the UK, and now lives in the US, where she reviews and critiques manuscripts for a major peer reviewed journal, writes editorial material, and develops web content.   She taught Scientific Communications at the University level for 4 years and has extensive experience working with writers who have English as Second Language.  In addition to peer reviewed papers, she has substantial experience writing research grants, theses, abstracts, posters, PowerPoint presentations, editorials,  and course content. Her specialties include molecular biology, stem cells, cancer, hematology, diabetes, bioinformatics, and ancient DNA. 





P. Mgbonyebi, PhD



Dr. Mgbonyebi has experience in clinical research, biotechnology, scientific communications, biopharmaceutical medical writing, drug safety analysis, medical education, and regulatory affairs. He has proven success in writing, reviewing, and editing clinical documents for regulatory submissions, manuscripts for peer-reviewed publications, abstracts, posters, and slide kits, and CME materials. Dr. Mgbonyebi has a diverse therapeutic background including endocrinology, oncology, women’s health, CNS diseases, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, and immune diseases.






R. Davis, PhD Cancer



Dr. Davis received her doctorate in Cancer Biology. Her graduate and post-doctoral work has focused on drug discovery and development of novel targeted therapies for cancer. Dr. Davis has authored numerous papers in the clinical and basic science fields of oncology. She has extensive experience in grant writing as well as preparing oral and poster presentations for scientific meetings.





M. Miller, MS

Mechanical Engineering


Mr. Miller has edited hundreds of engineering journal articles.  He also has extensive experience in developing, authoring, and editing engineering books and software documentation.  He has over 15 years of engineering experience, primarily involving complex multidisciplinary analysis.  Mark holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering and an M.S. in engineering mechanics.





K. Demarest, PhD

Neurobiology and Behavior


Dr. Demarest has a BS in Psychology and a PhD in Neurobiology and Behavior. She is a UCSD-certified copyeditor and has experience with diverse topics such as genetics, neurology, neurobiology, medicine, protein sciences, biotechnology, oncology, psychology, and behavior. Dr. Demarest also has expertise in editing manuscripts written by authors whose first language is not English.





B. Milot, ELS

Medical Editor


Ms. Milot is a certified Editor in the Life Sciences with more than 19 years of experience as a writer and editor. Her specialties include clinical nutrition, medicine, alternative medicine, and the general sciences.  






L. Dubach, MS



More than 20 years experience as a medical editor and writer. Areas of expertise include ADHD, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, depression, diabetes, IBD, osteoporosis, prostate cancer, and women’s healthcare. Extensive experience editing articles written by non-native English speakers.





R. Minor, Ph.D.

Nutrition Gerontology


Dr. Minor holds a PhD in human nutrition and conducts research at the National Institute on Aging on the impact of the diet on lifespan. She has extensive experience both writing and editing scientific research manuscripts, literature reviews and general science-related documents. Dr. Minor provides timely editing and writing services and enjoys working with clients to ensure their documents reach their full potential.






S. Elabd, MA

Medical Writing


Ms. Elabd has more than 10 years' experience editing medical and scientific journal articles. She specializes in the areas of public health, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, neurology, cardiology, gastroenterology, and neonatology. She has worked extensively with authors whose native language is not English.





K. Molnar, Ph.D.



Successful teacher and researcher of basic science, translational and medical research (20+ yrs in University and Pharmaceutical Industry), reviewer, author, and consultant.  She edits, substantively edits and writes science, medical and veterinary research as well as consulting.  She specializes in the fields of immunology, microbiology, oncology, molecular biology, genetics, pharmacology, complementary and alternative medicine, biotechnology, and veterinary science.  





D. Euler, PhD

Physiology, Cardiology Pharmacology


Dr. Euler has a Ph.D. in physiology and has published over 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals over the past 28 years. He has also served as an invited peer reviewer for over 100 articles submitted to various medical journals. As a freelance medical editor, he has edited over 600 manuscripts. His specialty area is cardiovascular medicine, physiology and pharmacology.





A. Morcos, MA, ELS

Medical Editing


Ms. Morcos has been editing medical manuscripts since 1987. She edits according to AMA style and to journal-specific guidelines, and is familiar with CSE and APA styles. She has worked for physicians worldwide whose first language is not English and has edited manuscripts in cardiology, hypertension, urology, laparoscopy, oncology, ob/gyn, nutrition, exercise, and other specialties.







J. Fields,PhD

Neuroscience Psychology Gastroenterology Cardiology, Oncology


Dr. Fields has >30 years of experience doing and publishing his own, funded, biomedical research and >20 years consulting with basic and clinical research scientists on the preparation and writing of their grants and manuscripts. He has done basic, translational and clinical studies. His areas of expertise include neuroscience (neurology, psychiatry, alcoholism), gastroenterology, oncology, complementary and alternative medicine, and, more generally, biological and chemical mechanisms of many human diseases and human aging.






R. Mungur, PhD

Plant Physiology


Dr Mungur was trained as a researcher in the field of plant science and has extensive writing and editing experience not only applicable to scientific journal articles but also to books.  Her main areas of expertise are molecular plant biology and biochemistry, plant physiology and development, and the application of optimized metabolomic analyses to the latter areas.   






R. Ferri, PhD, ANP, ACRN, FAAN

Nursing, Education Infectious Disease


Dr. Ferri combines his years of writing, editing, and publishing expertise with clinical practice as board certified nurse practitioner specializing in infectious disease, pain management, and primary health care.  He has extensive experience as an author, editor, creative developer of patient education materials, certification curricula development expert with that of a practicing clinician.  Dr. Ferri’s writing has been recognized internationally for his attention to evidenced-based detail as well as providing a unique voice as “real world” clinician that speaks to both patients and clinicians.






D. Nordstrom, PhD, MPH



Successful medical researcher, teacher, author, reviewer, editor, and consultant in practice and academic settings in the U.S. and abroad.    Expert in design and style of all parts--text and tables--of scholarly journal papers in epidemiology, public health, clinical research, and health services research.




G. Floyd, MA

Medical Writer


Mr. Floyd has worked since 1992 in various writing and editing positions in medicine, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, publishing, and academia. Mr. Floyd earned an M.A. in Media Communications with an emphasis in Media Writing at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri in December 1994, and a B.A. in English at the University of Missouri-Columbia in May 1992.






M. Olsher, PhD



Dr. Olsher is an experienced medical writer and editor, and has been involved in the sciences for over 20 years. She has worked in many different therapeutic and basic science areas, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease, nutrition, oral contraception, gastroenterology, signal transduction, cholesterol metabolism, membrane biophysics, antioxidant status, cancer cell proliferation and cell culture techniques.







V. Fogg, PhD

Molecular/Cellular Biology



Dr. Fogg is a molecular cell biologist with special expertise in the field of signal transduction.  She received her Ph.D. in Molecular Cell Biology from Washington University in St. Louis, and has done postdoctoral research at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute/University of Michigan Medical School.  Her most recent areas of research interest have been in oncology and cell polarity.  She enjoys helping scientists polish their manuscripts, and welcomes the chance to edit papers in any field of molecular cell biology.






J. Van Pelt, Ed.D.

Counseling Psychology


Expert editing in the fields of psychology and behavioral health, and with nonnative speakers of English.





J. Fredieu (Ph.D. in Genetics, 1990) has  been  active in basic science research and education for the past 25 years. His main interests are early events in embryogenesis, particularly inductive signaling and neural development. Dr. Fredieu has over 10 years experience editing manuscripts for publication that were written by authors whose native language is not English.







C. Peschke

Medical Editing


Established editor specializing in medicine, nursing, and environmental sciences; long-time editor of the American Journal of Psychology.






S. Gabbert, PhD

Immunology/Allergy Anatomical Sciences


Dr. Gabbert has been an unrepentant science nerd since high school and has 25 years of experience working in all aspects of basic biomedical and clinical science since graduating from college.  She offers writing and editing services to professional and lay audiences as well as clinical regulatory writing and grant development and writing.







V. Peschke, MS, PhD

Plant Breeding/Genetics


Well-published editor specializing in botany, genetics, molecular biology, and plant biotechnology.




J. Gates, DHSc,

MPH Health Science


Dr. Gates has considerable experience writing clinical research manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and slide kits. He specializes in the areas of diabetes, pulmonary medicine, endocrinology, cardiology, medical devices, and nutrition. He is a member of the NY Academy of Sciences and the American Medical Writers Association.






R. Porterfield, MD



Dr. Porterfield is an MD pathologist who has worked in laboratories and the field of medicine for over 20 years, including serving as laboratory medical director in a community hospital, as well as basic research experience prior to her medical education. She is expressly trained in communicating complex medical/scientific information and offers a combination of analytical and conceptual skills. Special interests include breast pathology, hematology, and personalized medicine. Her writing expertise includes writing manuscripts and white papers, developing presentations, and substantive editing.





J. Gibson, Pharm.D.

Pharma, Enzymology, Genomics


Dr. Gibson holds a B.S. in Biochemistry and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She has research experience in enzyme structure and function, as well as the field of genomics and DNA sequencing. Her clinical practice experience as a pharmacist involves all aspects of safe and effective drug use in all patient populations. As a freelance medical writer and editor, Dr. Gibson has experience in the research and preparation of manuscripts, creation of public relations material, development of continuing education programs, and editing of technical manuscripts for non-native English speaking authors. She has comprehensive experience in the scientific publication process.






J. Powell, PhD

Entomology, Ecology, Chemical Ecology


Dr. Powell has a PhD in entomology.  She has more than 10 years of experience in writing and editing manuscripts.  She specializes in entomology, ecology, and chemical ecology.








K. Goldstein, PhD



Dr Goldstein holds a PhD in neuroscience.  He has experience writing and editing papers destined for peer reviewed journals on topics such as neurology, cardiovascular medicine, immunology, hematopoiesis and adult stem cell research.





R. Price, PhD



Dr. Price has a PhD in Pharmacology (with a neuroscience emphasis) from Vanderbilt University, and has worked in both pharma and small biotechs in Japan, the US, and Europe. He has published research articles, including an invited review article, and been PI on 2 funded SBIR grants from the NIH. He has edited/co-wrote over 1100 scientific publications, presentations, and regulatory documents over the past 6 years.








R. Goldstein, PhD

Cell Biology



Dr. Goldstein received her PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  Her specialties are protein biochemistry and cellular immunology, and she has extensive experience working with basic science professionals who are nonnative English speakers.





J. Raber,

Pharm.D. Pharma


Dr. Raber provides assistance in pharmacy operations and risk assessment and management, managed care pharmacy practice, and litigation support in the areas of pharmacy malpractice and pharmacotherapy-related medical and hospital malpractice.  He also has extensive experience as a medical content creator for a variety of companies and in a variety of healthcare settings. 







T. Gooljarsingh, PhD

Pharma, Biochemistry, Oncology


Dr. Gooljarsingh received her PhD in Biochemistry from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park. Her post-doctoral work focused on drug discovery for novel oncology targets. She has over 8 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry and in publications writing. She has edited and written numerous manuscripts, posters, oral presentations and abstracts intended for high impact journals and congresses. Her area of expertise is oncology





M. Redmond, MS

Aquatic Toxicology Marine Biology


Ms. Redmond has a BS in biology, an MS in Marine Studies with an emphasis in marine biology, and over 25 years of experience in aquatic and sediment toxicology.  She has been a freelance editor and writer for the past five years.







Dr. Green has 26 years of healthcare experience across multiple industry segments with the past 14 years focused on medical writing/editing and communications.  Besides previous clinical and pharmaceutical industry experience, he has writing/editing and design experience for the creation of numerous project deliverables from an agency perspective.  His areas of expertise and interest include: cardiovascular, diabetes, health economics, infectious disease, oncology, pharmacology, and psychiatry.





C. Raemsch, PhD

Biological Anthropology


Dr. Raemsch is an editor in the social and medical sciences, particularly biological anthropology, skeletal anatomy, archaeology, and community health/epidemiology.






C. Greenfeld, PhD

Physiology, Women's Health, Reproduction, Cardiology


Dr. Greenfeld has a background as a bench scientist and medical writer, with experience in the fields of reproductive physiology and cardiology. He has extensive experience in writing manuscripts, abstracts, preparing presentations, and also in editing manuscripts prepared by foreign researchers for publication in English-language scientific journals.






D. Robinette, PhD

Biomedical Sciences


David Robinette holds a doctorate in biomedical sciences.  He has over 18 years experience in scientific publishing, and has served as both a professional or freelance writer and editor since 2001.  His areas of expertise include biochemistry/molecular biology, immunology/microbiology, and proteomics.  Dr. Robinette has experience in writing and editing a variety of materials for both highly technical audiences as well as those with a limited scientific background.







J. Greer, MD, MPH

Oncology, Women's Health, Gastroentero., Diabetes, Nutrition Obesity


Dr. Greer is an accomplished author, researcher, editor and peer reviewer, Her work has been published in some of the nation’s highest impact journals and textbooks. Her specialty areas include all facets of oncology, women’s health, gastroenterology, diabetes, nutrition, obesity, palliative care and healthcare disparities in minority populations.







M. Rose, MA

Medical Writer


M. Rose, BS, MA, is a medical writer with over 12 years of experience across a wide variety of disease states and interventions, with particular expertise in oncology, psychiatry/CNS, and cardiovascular and pulmonary medicine.  He is also a consulting psychologist and has performed numerous forensic evaluations and expert witness testimony. 





Dr. Grossmann is a clinical pharmacist, medical writer and regulatory consultant with over twenty-five years of experience in the development of pharmaceutical & biotechnology products.  Dr. Grossmann has worked both as employee and consultant with many major pharmaceutical companies (i.e.  Johnson & Johnson, Ortho Biotech, American Home Products, Alcon Laboratories,  Sanofi-Aventis, Daiichi Pharmaceuticals, Astra-Zeneca,  Eli Lilly and more), rapidly growing biotechnology companies (including Biogen Idec, Protein Development Lab., Ilex Pharmaceuticals, Chiron Corporation, Geron Company, Chiron Corporation and more) as well as publishing companies (i.e. Haymarket , Thomson Health, and Vivendi ).  






M. Ryan, PhD

Biomedical Sciences


Dr. Ryan is a research scientist by profession and has editing expertise in the areas of life science and oncology. She also has experience in writing and reviewing manuscripts for academic journals.




B. Gutman, MS, PhD



Dr. Gutman holds a PhD in Microbiology.  He is an experienced bench-research scientist now morphed into an editor and rewriter of many manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals as well as a journal and book copyeditor and editor consultant. 





R. Ryan, MA, PhD

Neurophysiology Physiology

Dr. Ryan has a PhD in neurophysiology with a subspecialty in physiology.  She has edited and prepared many manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals with a primary focus in cardiology, obesity, pharmacology, neuropsychopharmacology, neurobiology and behavior.





J. M. Haile, PhD

Chemical Engineering


Author of several books and formerly an editor of a professional journal, Dr. Haile earned a PhD in chemical engineering and, for 24 years, taught courses in science, engineering, physics and technical communications.





G. Steen, PhD



Dr. Steen believes that clear writing comes from clear thinking.  He has written 5 books and 70 articles in the refereed scientific literature under his own name, and he has helped countless other authors to publish scientific research.  In addition, he has written video scripts for continuing medical education (CME), backgrounders for new pharmaceuticals, and a great many slide sets.  Grant's goal is to write with absolute clarity, so your ideas, your products, and your data become more compelling.  He can help crystallize your thinking to maximize the power of your words.







J. Halpern, RN

Nursing, Emergency Services


Ms. Halpern is an advanced practice nurse with over 25 years of journal and textbook editing experience. She specializes in primary care, community health, emergency, trauma, emergency preparedness and disaster response. She works with all levels of authors, from students to established health care professionals. Since 1994, she has worked with CV Mosby and Elsevier Science as an editor-in-chief for multiple nursing publications and has expertise working with various editing formats.





M. Stein

Medical Editing/Writing Nutrition


M. Stein has more than 25 years experience in medical editing and writing.  Her specialties include: clinical nutrition, primary care medicine, dermatology, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, women’s health, eating disorders, and gastroenterology.






L. Hauler

Medical Editor


20+ years experience editing medical journals in a variety of disciplines, including radiology, neurosurgery, and orthopedics, using AMA, APA, or Chicago style.  Extensive experience editing horticultural journals as well.  Meets tight deadlines.  Experience working with nonnative English-speaking authors.





M. Tanrikulu, PhD

Plant Physiology


Dr. Tanrikulu's editing specialties include plant and microbial physiology, biochemistry, cell biology, biotechnology, and renewable resources.





R. Hoop, MPH, MA

Pharma, Biostatistics


R. Hoop is a talented writer for the biotech and pharmaceutical industry with projects that include manuscripts, clinical study reports, INDs, SOPs, protocols, NDAs, and BLAs. He has worked in a vast array of therapeutic areas and also has expertise in biostatistics, health economics, and quality of life research. Hoop is especially skilled at making complex results sound simple.





V. Tepe, PhD

Behavioral Neuroscience




Dr. Tepe holds a PhD. in Behavioral Neuroscience (psychophysiology, cognitive neurophysiology) with more than 20 years of experience as a published researcher, writer, and editor in the biobehavioral sciences, including human performance, human factors, neuropsychology, and stress/resilience. 





E. Howard, PhD

Microbiology, Genomics/Metagenomics


Dr. Howard has a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Georgia.  She is an assistant editor and research advances columnist for the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) magazine.  Areas of expertise include microbiology, genomics, metagenomics, and marine biology.







C. Tseng, PhD

Materials Science/Engineering


Dr. Tseng received a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering with minors in Mechanical Engineering and Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. Among her research and professional specialties are the mechanical behavior of materials, failure analysis, microstructure-property correlation, and materials characterization. She has also earned a copyediting certificate from the University of California, San Diego, and has experience editing manuscripts written by authors whose first language is not English.





A. Howson, PhD

Sociology, Public Health, Emergency Medicine


Dr. Howson is a medical sociologist with a PhD from the University of Edinburgh. She has conducted research on a range of public health and health promotion related topics such as cervical screening, child immunization, sexual health and health promoting schools and held faculty and visiting scholar positions in sociology at world-class universities, including Edinburgh, Aberdeen and UC Berkeley. In addition to writing and editing articles for scholarly and trade publications, she writes and edits books, evidence-based health material for consumers and practitioners and grant proposals. Her editorial expertise includes sociology, public health, emergency medicine, sexual health, mental health, pediatrics, and orthopedics.






M. Tucker, PhD

Molecular/Cellular Biology


Dr. Tucker is an expert at revising, editing, and proofreading life science and medical documents for native and non-native English speakers. His specialties include cancer, genetics, and all aspects of molecular and cellular biology.






E. Hoyle, MS Physics,

Economics, Engineering, Computing


Ms Hoyle holds a Master of Physics (4-year degree) with Honours and has been a full-time freelance copyeditor since 2004. She has copyedited over 200 papers in physics and related fields such as economics, engineering, and computing for non-native English writers, in British and American English, many of which have gone on to be published in major international journals. Her own writing has been published in the internationally distributed <i>Physics World</i>. Books she has recently copyedited include a graduate-level textbook on reactive gas dynamics, by a non-native English writer, for Oxford University Press.






N. Turner, MS, ELS

Medical editing/writing


Ms. Turner has a Master's degree in biomedical writing and she is a certified Editor in the Life Sciences. Proficient in a wide range of print and online media, she has more than 16 years' experience editing and writing for a variety of therapeutic areas, including hematology/oncology, diabetes, women's health, allergic disease, infectious disease, and sleep medicine. Ms. Turner has extensive experience editing and styling medical manuscripts written by non-native English speakers, as well as writing needs assessments for continuing medical education.





B. Hoyle, PhD

Microbiology, Medical Writer/Editor


Dr. Hoyle holds a PhD in microbiology. During his 15-year research career, his research focused on bacterial ultrastructure and the structure/antibiotic resistance of bacterial biofilms. Since 2000, he has been a science writer/editor. He has authored and edited over 1,000 peer-reviewed papers, grant applications, press releases, vision documents, technology reports, encyclopedia entries, research summaries, and articles for the popular press, and has extensive experience in assisting non-English speaking authors






W. Tymchuk, PhD



Dr. Tymchuk is currently doing research in conservation and ecological genomics. Her broad, interdisciplinary expertise includes zoology, evolution, ecology, molecular biology, genomics, and aquaculture.





C. Iliades, MD

Pharma, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery


Dr. Iliades is a successful freelance medical writer and journalist. He is board certified in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. After many years of clinical practice he became medical director of his own research support company and physician investigator for many pharmaceutical trials. His writing experience covers all areas of medical communication, ranging from medical consumer journalism and peer review specialty journals to technical regulatory research documents.






W. Vaughan, PhD,

PA-C Chemistry


Editor with broad expertise in chemistry and medicine.  Holds Ph.D. in chemistry and practices as a physician assistant in hospital internal medicine.  True clinical perspective.




D. Jackola, PhD

Biophysical Sciences


Dr. Jackola holds a doctorate in Biophysical Sciences with 30+ years research and publication history in immunology, cell biology, biochemistry and mathematical modeling.






J. Wade, PhD

Endocrinology, Physiology Obesity, Molecular Bio.


Dr. Wade has a Ph.D. in biomedical science from the University of California, San Francisco, and more than 13 years of experience in basic science research and teaching.  Prior to embarking on her career in science, she received a liberal arts Bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago, and worked in the textbook publishing industry.  Dr. Wade is an experienced writer and editor of scientific papers.  Her areas of expertise include endocrinology, diabetes and obesity, behavioral neuroscience, physiology, genetics, and molecular biology.






D. Jackson, PhD

Biomedical Science


Dr. Jackson holds a PhD in Biomedical Science. Her scientific specialties are parasitology, molecular biology, and genomics. She edits material in the biological sciences including molecular genetics and developmental biology.




C. Wernette, PhD, ELS



Dr. Wernette is a board-certified editor in the life sciences (ELS). She earned a PhD in Biochemistry from Michigan State University and completed a NRSA postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is experienced in editing biomedical and scientific theses and dissertations, and in writing and editing journal manuscripts and literature reviews, book chapters and books, poster and PowerPoint presentations, contract and grant proposals, and web site content. 






L. Jacobson, PhD

Infectious Disease Veterinary Medicine


Dr. Jacobson consults, writes and edits in the veterinary, medical and biological sciences. She is a specialist in veterinary internal medicine and holds a PhD in infectious diseases. She has 18 years of clinical, teaching and bench experience and has written, reviewed and edited dozens of manuscripts, dissertations and grant applications.






A. Wild, PhD

Cell Biology Oncology


Dr. Wild’s editing specialties are in the fields of cell biology and oncology. Her past laboratory experiences involved transcriptional gene regulation, tumor cell drug resistance, free radical biology, yeast biology, actin dynamics, and cell polarity. She has published in several peer-reviewed journals and, more recently, has edited manuscripts in a broad range of biomedical topics, primarily from non-native English speakers.





J. Kane, D.O.

Pharma, Oncology, Immunology


Dr Kane has worked as a full-time writer and editor in the pharmaceutical industry for the past 14 years.  She is familiar with all aspects of manuscript development and has authored numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals. Although she has written in many therapeutic categories, oncology, immunology, rheumatology, and infectious diseases are her strong areas.





K. Wilsen, PhD

Plant Biology, Genetics


Dr. Wilsen holds a PhD in Plant Biology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MSc in Genetics from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Areas of expertise include molecular and cellular biology, ratiometric ion imaging, and microscopy. She has worked as a university lecturer, and is currently a science editor for a high impact primary research journal.








P. Karkhanis

Microbiology, Pharma Oncology, Women's Health


P. Karkhanis has 10 years of experience in medical and promotional writing for print and interactive media. Her broad range of writing includes clinical trials, review articles and journal supplements, corporate brochures, sales aids and brochures, web sites, and slide kits.  Her areas of interest include writing for antimicrobial agents and respiratory therapies. However she has ample experience in Oncology, Cardiology, Neurology, Women’s Health, and Pain Management.






T. Wolf, MA

Economics Medical Editor


Experienced medical textbook and web editor specializing in economics, oncology, dentistry, nursing and veterinary science.





C. Kelchner, MS, MS

Marine Science, Earth Science


Ms. Kelchner is an experienced editor specializing in geoscience and environmental topics. She began her career in publishing at Encyclopaedia Britannica, where she was the Earth Science editor. As a freelancer, she primarily edits textbooks and journal articles. She holds Master’s degrees in Marine Science and in Earth Science.





D. Wolfe, DVM, MSc

Zoonotic Disease Veterinary Medicine Epidemiology

Dr. Wolfe has over 15 years of experience in veterinary medicine and epidemiology, and is currently completing a PhD in epidemiology. In clinical practice, she developed skills to effectively communicate complex scientific information to a range of lay and professional audiences. Dr. Wolfe's specialties include zoonotic disease epidemiology, bovine tuberculosis, food safety issues, and knowledge translation. For several years, she has copyedited for both native and non-native English speaking clients in the veterinary and ecology fields.






D. Kessler. MD, PhD

Bioengineering Orthopedic Surgery Radiology


Dr. Kessler holds an MD/PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Her PhD thesis in Bioengineering involved the field of orthopedic surgery. She has over 23 years of clinical medical writing experience on a wide range of topics including surgery, orthopedics, dentistry, neurology, women’s health, diabetes and oncology. In addition, she has over 10 years experience as a board certified radiologist and  bioengineer with extensive writing experience in the areas of radiology, imaging techniques, and medical technology.





L. Young, PhD

Physics, Mathematics


Dr. Young, with a PhD in physics from Harvard, did research in high-temperature physics and chemistry, spectroscopy, and electrical engineering, with publications in major journals. Copyediting scholarly and scientific monographs and textbooks followed. He has copyedited 182 manuscripts for non-native English writers. His editing skills also include mathematics, organic chemistry, and biochemistry.







D. Konstant

Medical Edito,r Agriculture


Skilled editor with over 20 years of experience editing medical textbooks and journals in a number of disciplines as well as producing scientific information aimed for the lay public. Experience working with authors who are nonnative English speakers. Personable.





R. Young

Medical Editing/Radiology


AMA substantive editor of manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, especially radiology, neuroradiology, pharmacology; experience working with nonnative English–speaking authors.






B. Kraabel, PhD, MBA

Physics, Materials Science


Dr. Kraabel holds a PhD in physics and an MBA with a specialization in Technology Management.  Since 1995 he has worked in research and development in both academia and industry.  His specialties are condensed matter physics, optics (linear and nonlinear), and materials science.  He has authored and edited numerous articles for English language peer reviewed scientific journals, grant applications, patent applications, white papers, annual reports, and technology newsletters, and has extensive experience working with non-English speaking authors.


M. Zierler, PhD

Biology, Proteomics


Dr. Zierler is a developmental and managing editor with over 10 years of experience working on scientific articles, media, and professional-level books, textbooks, and general interest books in biology. He specializes in proteomics, molecular biology, imaging, and microbial pathogenesis. His ability to communicate science in clear and exciting ways developed during his years doing basic research and teaching science to undergraduates.



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