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Completed Orders 117
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Repeat Clients 22%
Last Login 4/26/2016
Location Plano, TX
Education Doctorate
Status Inactive
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Summary of Experience
Megan has an extensive background in science including a PhD in biomedical engineering. She works as a scientific director for a medical communications company and has also enjoyed freelance writing for over 3 years. Megan has the qualifications and expertise necessary to cover a wide range of topics related to health, medicine, and biology.
Specialties
Technical writing and health/medical writing
Interests
Megan loves animals, television, and spending time with her family.
Education
University of Virginia Aug 2002 – Jan 2009
Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D.

Researched adult stem cells, wound healing and microvascular adaptations.


University of Texas Aug 1998 – May 2002
Chemical Engineering, B.S.

Worked on modeling enzymatic pathways. Coursework focused on the biological component of chemical engineering.


Association Memberships
American Medical Writers Association Apr 2013


Projects by Industry
Bio/Pharm

Megan has written hundreds of articles related to biology and pharmacology for online content sites as a freelance medical writer. In addition, she has authored more than 100 grants/proposals/monographs related to biology, pharmacology, and/or pharmaceutical marketing strategy in her full-time position as a scientific director for a medical communications company.

Health

Megan has written hundreds of articles related to health for online content sites as a freelance medical writer. Additionally, she has authored grants, proposals, monographs and slide decks related to patient health and wellness in her full-time position as a scientific director for a medical communications company.

Medical

Megan has written hundreds of articles related to medicine for online content sites as a freelance medical writer and in her position as a scientific director for a medical communications company. She has an extensive background writing about many different disease areas, including cancer, virology, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Fitness

Megan has written at least 10 articles related to fitness for online content sites as a freelance medical writer. Her extensive background in biology provides her with a keen understanding of the physiological processes that are at play during exercise. Additionally, as an avid swimmer and athlete, Megan prides herself on keeping up to date with the latest advances and information in the field of personal fitness.

Nutrition

Megan has written at least 10 articles related to nutrition for online content sites as a freelance medical writer. Her extensive background in biology provides her with a deep understanding of the physiological link between nutrition and physical wellness. Additionally, as an avid swimmer and athlete, Megan prides herself on keeping up to date with the latest advances and information in the field of nutrition.

Science

Megan has written hundreds of articles, monographs and proposals related to science during her time as a graduate student, as a freelance medical writer, and in her position as a scientific director for a medical communications company. She has an extensive background writing about many different areas of science, including chemistry, biotechnology and genetics.

Education

As a freelance medical writer, Megan has developed approximately 90 science fair project ideas for a website specializing in childrens' education. Her graduate education and time spent tutoring students provided her with a great understanding of the strategies used to educate others and topics in this area that are relevant to both teachers and students.

Women

Megan has written at least 5 articles related to women's health for online content sites as a freelance medical writer. Her extensive background in biology and deep knowledge of women's health issues allow her to craft articles that are timely and relevant to readers.

Projects by SEO Skill
Link Building

Megan has used internal linking in many articles written for online media. Megan understands that link building is one of the keys to the success of websites on the Internet, and she strives to integrate keywords for linking as seamlessly as possible in every article that she writes.

SEO Keyword Requirements

Megan is very familiar with SEO concepts and has written many articles with the goal of achieving a high ranking on search engines. She always adheres to keyword requirements established by the client and ensures that keywords are integrated seamlessly in the content that she creates.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

In her time as a freelance medical writer, Megan has written over 100 articles for both online and print media related to the fields of science, biology and medicine. Megan's articles always demonstrate a strong understanding of the subject matter at hand and showcase her ever-present attention to detail.

Grant/Proposal

As a freelance medical writer, Megan has been writing proposals and grants related to the fields of biology and medicine for many years. In her grants and proposals, Megan uses well-researched content to craft a compelling scientific story and, as a result, several of her grants and proposals have been awarded funding from government agencies or private entities.

White Paper

Megan has written 1 scientific research article for publication in a peer reviewed journal in addition to several monographs related to the fields of oncology and medical research. Megan's extensive scientific background allows her to quickly research and understand a variety of subjects and create documents that are written in a strong, authoritative voice.

Projects By Expertise
Research Writer

Megan has been writing proposals and grants describing ongoing and proposed medical research for many years, and she has 1 scientific research article published in a peer reviewed journal. Megan's extensive scientific background allows her to quickly research and understand a variety of subjects to create documents that are written in a strong, authoritative voice.

Technical Writer

Megan is very comfortable with technical writing, having taken a class in this discipline in college. She has written several technical pieces specifically focused on the fields of engineering and/or medical devices. Megan's extensive scientific background allows her to quickly research and understand a variety of technical subjects to create documents that are written clearly and concisely.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Megan's articles and grants are very well researched and information is always presented with a knowledgeable, authoritative style of writing. Megan specifically received training in this style of writing when she was hired to work as a full-time medical writer. In addition, Megan's extensive scientific background allows her to quickly research and understand a variety of subjects to create documents that are written in a strong, authoritative voice.

Journalistic

As a freelance medical writer, Megan is very familiar with writing with a journalistic style to report recent data presented in the fields of science, biology, and medicine. Her extensive scientific background allows her to quickly research and understand a variety of subjects to create documents that report recent news, data or events in a compelling and knowledgeable fashion.

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