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Jessica R
Writer #26401
Evanston, IL
NEW 8/28/2018
4 Star Rating
13,900 Projects
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Jessica’s PhD equipped her with the skills to understand, interpret and translate medical and healthcare information. She drafts creative, compelling copy that retains scientific integrity and accuracy. When she writes about Science, any audience certainly understands it. She is also conversant with the following services:
• Writing & Copywriting
• Editing
• Fact-checking and annotating for PRC/MRL review
• Training presentations for lay audiences
Presentation
Bio/Pharm
Medical
Women
Article

Specialties

Editing, Social Media, Strategic Communications, Molecular Biology, Scientific Writing, Press Releases, Copy-writing, Marketing Communications, Life Sciences, Genetics, Medical Writing, Biochemistry, Public Relations, Oncology, Data Analysis, Cancer, Literature Reviews, Newsletters, Life-sciences, Healthcare, Strategy, Nonprofits, Medical Education, Healthcare Consulting, Healthcare Industry, Health Policy, Public, Health, Bio-pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Industry, Proofreading.

Interests

Burson-Marsteller, Healthcare Marketing Network, Arianna Huffington, Richard Branson, University of Wisconsin-Madison and myBIO Community.

Education

Northwestern University

Jessica majored mainly in understanding the interactions between the various systems of a cell, including the interrelationship of DNA, RNA and protein synthesis and learning how these interactions are regulated. She used specific techniques native to molecular biology, but increasingly combined these with techniques and ideas from genetics and biochemistry.

University of Illinois at Chicago

From the program website: The program is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the primary methodologies of pharmacoepidemiology research. As such it integrates material from biostatistics, epidemiology, pharmacy, and policy and regulatory science.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

To date, Jessica has a number of articles ready for publication in these special issues and a large number of submissions still undergoing peer review. She is keen to publish the articles ready for publication into issues as soon as possible so that they can be disseminated widely.

Women

3,500 Projects Completed

After completing her PhD, she devoted her time to working with the non-profit Association for Women in Science (AWIS) at both the national and local level. At the national level, she wrote and edited pieces for the award-winning AWIS Magazine. Locally, her past position as VP for Communications/Public Relations allowed her to interact with women researchers in academia and industry to share information about AWIS Chicago activities. She helped the chapter develop a social media presence on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Medical

3,000 Projects Completed

Jessica is equipped with the skills to understand, interpret and translate complex biomedical science, medical and healthcare concepts. She is a versatile, knowledgeable and skilled freelance writer with a PhD in biomedical science. Jeis has eight years of healthcare communications experience spanning marketing, advertising and public relations. She has worked at global agencies supporting everything from compounds in Phase 1 trials to approved and marketed pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Bio/Pharm

1,200 Projects Completed

Jessica developed presentation and speaker materials for advisory board meetings for hemophilia and
multiple sclerosis relapse to gather key insights related to client business objectives. In addition, she provided competitive intelligence analysis for hemophilia client encompassing the regulatory and scientific landscape for pipeline products. Similarly, she assisted in development of a patient case study series in nephrotic syndrome.

Article

5,000 Projects Completed

Jessica provided information to our members and the general scientific community about AWIS Chicago and its events. In 2009, she spoke to attendees of the National AWIS networking event at the international American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting about the chapter's goals and involvement in the Chicago scientific community. Her role as VP for Communications was constantly evolving as the organization strove to find ways to reach a broader audience, create more beneficial career development workshops, and overall encourage interaction between female scientists of all ages in Chicago.

Presentation

1,200 Projects Completed

Jeis spread the word about the great events hosted by Chicago Health Technology and Health 2.0 (a Meetup group). She assisted working group co-chairs in preparation of documents presented at the regional meeting. Moreover, Jeis prepared final recommendations of the Career Working Group to be submitted to ORWH and NIH that helped determine policy for 2010. She was a contributing writer and editor, National Association for Women in Science magazine.

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