This is a uniquely qualified Sr Medical Writer candidate that is moving to the MD/VA/DC area from the West Coast in the next 6 to 8 weeks. He brings sound medical and scientific understanding of the publication planning and processes combined. He is currently a Principal Medical Writer at a communication company, which provides peer-reviewed publication management services. The candidate has written over 70 abstracts, 40 posters, and 20 manuscripts for medical conferences and peer-reviewed journals, has overseen the work of 2 medical writer consultants, and has trained and mentored 2 junior medical writers.
During the last 5.5 years, he has served both biotech and pharmaceutical clients in the field of oncology and inflammation with their publication needs, from the planning to writing, routing, submitting, and addressing the peer-reviewers’ comments to receiving the acceptance notifications from journals. He has taken leadership positions and has worked closely with key opinion leaders, clinicians, and medical directors for attainment of publication programs.
With graduate degrees abroad and postdoctoral training in molecular and cell biology at UC Berkeley, the candidate has built a strong knowledge base in a variety of fields including cardiovascular disease, inflammation, and diabetes. He has served as an assistant professor of molecular pharmacology and toxicology (research track), running multiple research grants from industry and non-profit organizations such as American Diabetes Association. This candidate has successfully collaborated with his peers and has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles. He has also served as a referee to review scientific merit of 25 manuscripts submitted for publication to prominent peer-reviewed journals in the life sciences.
This candidate has well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, an in-depth project management ability, and a history of consistently exceeding expectations in deadline-intensive and team-oriented environments. He has built credibility and rapport with the clients and has proven to be an asset in helping to grow business for his team.