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Medical Writing/editing, Travel writing/editing, Investigative journalism, Team Management


Current Experience

  • Director
    Since January 2004
    Mediscribe Medical Writing Services provides comprehensive, timely and targeted healthcare communication solutions for a wide variety of applications and audiences. Director Marie Gethins utilizes 20+ years of writing experience to achieve client goals in the pharmaceutical, biological and medtech industries. Quality and complete client satisfaction are paramount, with confidentiality assured. International cultural perspectives are a key consideration in all document preparation.

Past Experience

  • Senior Research Consultant
    June 2010 --- May 2012
    Research and conduct interviews with KOLs in pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. Research and write sector snaphots for instutional investor clients based on primary and secondary research.

  • Medical Writer
    February 2004 --- December 2011
    Freelance Writer Medtech Insight Privately Held; Research industry • Research and write medical device articles based on primary and secondary research. • Attend medical conferences providing comprehensive session coverage. • Researched and wrote two 500+ page books on the European spine device industry, obtaining permissions from illustrators and other authors for citations.

  • Senior Editor, Healthcare
    January 2001 --- February 2010
    • Led, motivated and mentored a global team of 20+ freelance medical research/writers. Directed hiring based upon strategic needs and revenue opportunities. • Created and managed global healthcare project schedules; ensured final documents adhered to company style guide, delivered 90+ documents. • Managed multiple concurrent projects with 96% on-time delivery rating. • Set annual strategic plans with DOR and COO that identified coverage plans, personnel and budgetary needs for platform. • Provided expertise on specific therapeutic areas and overall industry trends to sales and clients. • Concurrent with management requirements, attended four industry conferences, 10+ client meetings/presentations.


Self Assessment :
Strategic thinkingTrustService orientedProblem solvingOrganizationAdaptabilityAttention to detailCommunicativeCreative thinkingCritical thinkingDependabilityDiligenceFlexibilityInterest in knowledgeProactivitySociabilityResult Oriented


LinkedIn Assessment :
CardiologyVaccinesEditingWritingMedical DevicesBiotechnologyHealthcareoncologyResearchMedical EducationLife SciencesMarketing CommunicationsMedical writingMarket researchLifesciencesCopy EditingProofreadingEditorialCross-functional team leadershipMedicinePublicationsContent Development


  • Master of Studies in Creative Writing from University of Oxford in 2016
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Dramatic Arts/Dance from University of California, Berkeley in 0
  • Technical Writing, Basic, Advanced Certificates in Technical Writing from Rochester Institute of Technology in 0

Work Preferences

  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • International:


    Expert has 13 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Cork, Ireland


Driving License
  • Yes