Copywriting & Everything Else

U.S. Forest Service
Writer, editor, photo researcher. GSD Update, a newsletter on invasive species, from the U.S. Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Research Station. 

U.S. Forest Service
Editor, Middle Rio Grande Basin Research Report 2008, a 20-page consumer newsletter on research funded by Forest Service. Developed story list, assigned stories, edited all copy, researched photos, hired and supervised designer.

American Medical Association
Wrote 32-page patient education booklet on depression, covering diagnosis, treatment, and coping mechanisms. AMA has distributed 500,000 copies. Wrote similar booklets on hepatitis C and overactive bladder, and CME programs on hereditary cancer syndromes and chronic bronchitis.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Managed the update and rewrite of an endangered species recovery plan for the Rio Grande silvery minnow, working with a large team of scientists and others from numerous agencies and tribes.

Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide
Simon & Schuster
Wrote several chapters, edited physician-written chapters and compiled extensive appendix on health resources.

Aegis Creative
Wrote portions of extensive background documents on diseases (chronic lymphocytic leukemia, thrombosis, breast cancer) and their management, to be used as educational tools for pharmaceutical sales people.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH)
Edited the Report of the Stroke Progress Review Group, working with 15 committees of doctors tasked with outlining the future of stroke research. Supervised staff of medical writers during three-day conference of the participating doctors and edited all copy.

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