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Summary

In brief, Sue has gained over 12 years’ experience of medical writing, editing and publications within the pharmaceutical industry (including GlaxoSmithKline, Boehringer Ingelheim, and latterly with Janssen-Cilag as Medical Writer & Publications Manager UK & RoI), and has been freelance as a Limited company for over 12 years. During this time, she has worked alongside many key opinion leaders and consultants, and has covered conferences and advisory boards. She has prepared a wide range of materials in many therapeutic areas, including medical, promotional, regulatory, and training materials. She also has experience in copy editing and as a part-time Managing Editor on three journals, so has the view from 'the other side' of publishing, with insight as to what editors and reviewers are specifically looking for in a publication. Sue regularly writes medical articles for Internet readership and has web-based writing experience. She is very conscientious about projects undertaken and adheres to timelines to provide clients with a high standard of service. Her experience has involved building good working relationships to work closely with internal and external customers

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Director; Medical Writer & Publications Consultant Surrey, United Kingdom
    Since January 2004

    In brief, Sue has gained over 12 years’ experience of medical writing, editing and publications within the pharmaceutical industry (including GlaxoSmithKline, Boehringer Ingelheim, and latterly with Janssen-Cilag as Medical Writer & Publications Manager UK & RoI), and has been freelance as a Limited company for over 12 years. During this time, she has worked alongside many key opinion leaders and consultants, and has covered conferences and advisory boards. She has prepared a wide range of materials in many therapeutic areas, including medical, promotional, regulatory, and training materials. She also has experience in copy editing and as a part-time Managing Editor on three journals, so has the view from 'the other side' of publishing, with insight as to what editors and reviewers are specifically looking for in a publication. Sue regularly writes medical articles for Internet readership and has web-based writing experience. She is very conscientious about projects undertaken and adheres to timelines to provide clients with a high standard of service. Her experience has involved building good working relationships to work closely with internal and external customers.

Personality

Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingApproachabilityAttention to detailAssertivenessProactivityOrganizationCreative thinkingDependabilityFlexibilityInterest in knowledgeKindnessOptimismSociability

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Diabetes Medical devices Phase I R&D Scientific writingActions and modes of action of drugs in the human speciesActions and modes of action of human physiologyAllergy and immunologyAntibodiesCancerCardiologyCardiovascular diseasesDermatologyDiabetesGeriatric medicineHealth EconomicsHematologyImmunologyInflammationMedical affairsMedical writingMicrosoft WordMicrosoft PowerpointNephrologyNeurologyNew Drug Application (NDA)Obstetrics and gynecologyoncologyOphthalmologyPediatricsPharmaceutical IndustryPharmaceutical ResearchpharmacologyPhase IPhase IIIPhase IIPhase IVPowerPointPreclinical SafetyPresentation SkillsPresentationsPre-clinical researchPreclinical developmentPsychiatryPublic HealthPulmonary diseasesQuality of Life (QoL) outcomesReport WritingRespiratoryRheumatologySafety trialsSchizophreniaScientific CommunicationsScientific WritingSerious Adverse Event (SAE)Sports medicineStandard Operating Procedure (SOP)ToxicologyUrologyVaccinesWomens HealthWriting Study Procedures and SOPs Lab scale batches

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Analyze data Interact with nurses Interact with physicians Interpret data Search literature on clinical trials Write papers Write protocolsAlzheimerCommunicationCompile informationConduct literature searchesConduct literature searches.Gastrointestinal diseasesInteract with nursesInteract with physiciansInterpret dataLiaise with doctorsLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredLiaise with research teamManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewManuscript reviewPrepare final reportPrepare manuscriptPresent clinical resultsPromotional materialsPublication of articlesPublish scientific projectsRead medical literatureRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeReport study conclusionsReview clinical study reportsReview medical reportsSearch literature on clinical trialswrite and maintain clinical evaluation reportsWrite clinical evaluation reportsWrite combined statistical and medical reportsWrite documentsWrite final reportsWrite medical reportsWrite papersWrite statistical reportsWritten presentation

Education

  • PhD in Vetinary/applied zoology from Nottingham University in 1984

Training and Certification

  • Ph D in 1984 Certification
  • BSc Hons in 1981 Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
French
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    4 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Medical Writer Scientific Writer Senior Medical Writer Freelance Science Writer
  • Locations I am interested in:
    United Kingdom
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 4 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    BrightOwl freelancer :    As per client needs; I am not a 9 to 5 worker and will work weekends Hours per week
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

England, United Kingdom

Others

Driving License
  • Yes